ICFF 2011: Off-Roading at the NoHo Design District

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Ghislaine Viñas | Monday, May 16, 2011 | 1 Comment Some of the most interesting design to be seen in New York during ICFF maybe the “off-road” locations. Last Friday, I hoped on my bike and headed to the NoHo neighborhood and, more specifically,...

ICFF Doles Out 2011 Editor Awards

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Laurel Petriello | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 Tools at School by The School at Columbia University with Aruliden and Bernhardt Design This just in! A group of editors from varying global design magazines voted this weekend for their favorite exhibitors and products at this...

Sol LeWitt Showcased in New York’s City Hall Park

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Ian Volner | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 An outdoor exhibition of the work of late artist Sol LeWitt will be taking over Manhattan’s City Hall Park beginning May 24 in an exhibition titled, “Sol LeWitt Structures: 1965-2006.” Twenty-seven of LeWitt’s quasi-conceptual, quasi-minimalist bodies of...

ICFF 2011: Marcel Wanders for Alessi

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Ian Volner | Monday, May 16, 2011 “Dressed” is the name of the new kitchenware line from design mega-manufacturer Alessi—and tonight, it’s also the name of a public launch event at Alessi’s SoHo location, a salute to the new collection that includes a video...

Dream Home Sweet for NeoCon Attendees

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Nicholas Tamarin | Monday, May 16, 2011 Dream Home Outdoor The north lobby of Chicago’s mammoth Merchandise Mart may seem like an unlikely place to live out one’s fantasies—but designers are doing just that now that the 7th annual Dream Home is in full...

Foscarini Snakes Through ICFF With “Evolution”

Monday, May 16th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Laurel Petriello | Monday, May 16, 2011 In preparation for the launch of their first U.S. showroom, Italian lighting manufacturer Foscarini is rockin’ a totally tubular art installation in their new SoHo digs. The temporary fixture—on display during ICFF, from May 14-17—showcases a vast...

ICFF 2011: UM Project

Monday, May 16th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Ghislaine Viñas | Sunday, May 15, 2011 Francois Chambard, the brilliant designer behind UM Project does not disappoint this year at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). Designers may be familiar with his ever popular and delightful milking stool, which is just simply a...

ICFF Preview: Espacio Sami Hayek

Friday, May 13th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Annie Block | Friday, May 13, 2011 Damas The name Sami Hayek may sound familiar. For one, he’s the younger brother of actress Salma. But you may also recognize the moniker from his Back to College 2008 Target line, a streamlined office collection that...

New York School of Interior Design Presents Its Green Design Awards

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Sheila Kim | Thursday, May 12, 2011 Caroline Vaughn (Designtex), Deidre Hoguet (Designtex), Joan Blumenfeld (Perkins+Will), Peter Syrett (Perkins+Will), Clay Rockefeller (The Steel Yard) President Christopher J. Cyphers, Chair Patricia Sovern, Nick Bauta (The Steel Yard), Jennifer Busch (InterfaceFLOR), John Reilly (InterfaceFLOR), Bill Browning...

Acura Teams with Studio Dror for Thor Movie Desk

Thursday, May 12th, 2011 - Modern Interior

by Ian Volner | Wednesday, May 11, 2011 In what can only be described as a cross-promotional firestorm of gale-wind proportions, Acura—the luxury unit of automobile giant Honda—is teaming up with interdisciplinary design outfit Studio Dror to promote Thor, the new action-adventure extravaganza from Paramount...