ICFF Events on Monday, May 16.

Your ultimate ICFF 2011 events calendar and party guide.


10 a.m. – –12 p.m.
Urban Design Scenarios Panel Discussion

In conjunction with the New Finnish Design SCENARIOS exhibit in the Meatpacking District, this panel will present various ways in which the cities of today incorporate design in their planning. The panel will consist of internationally recognized design and architecture professional, addressing the topics of sustainability, architecture and urban landscape, and the World Design Capital 2012 Helsinki theme of Open Helsinki – Embedding Design in Life. Presenters include:
* Rick Bell, Executive Director of AIA New York Chapter
* Justin W. Cook, Sustainable Development Lead at Sitra, the Finnish Innovation Fund and Helsinki Design Lab’s expert on issues relating to climate change
* Hannu Kahonen, Founder and CEO of the internationally awarded industrial design consultancy Creadesign
* Moderator: Peter MacKeith, Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Architecture at Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis
72 Gansevoort St.
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4–8 p.m.

59 Walker St., (212) 925-5863
Cocktails and the presentation of new lighting designs; special ICFF hours 5/13-5/17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

5–6:30 p.m.
Wanted Design Conversation: Cultural Impact on Design

La.Venue, 608 W. 28th St.
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A discussion with Jaime Odabachian, David Trubridge, Matali Crasset, Joe Doucet, Frederick Mc Swain, and
Giulio Cappellini.

6–8 p.m.

130 Greene St., (212) 353-1383
RSVP requested: [email protected]
Party celebrating Marcel Wanders’ Dressed! tableware for Alessi, plus an installation by him. Wanders will be present at the event.

6–9 P.M.
Architects & Designers Building

Opening Night Party
150 E. 58th St., (212) 644-2766
Hundreds of new products and 35 showroom parties, under one roof.

6–9 p.m.
Celebrate ICFF 2011

46 Greene St., (212) 925-1588
Party to toast new products: Ross Lovegrove’s Cosmic Angel, Zaha Hadid’s Genesy Lamp, and more.

6–9 p.m.
Bisazza Bagno presents the Hayon Collection

43 Greene St., (212) 334-7130
Celebrating Bisazza’s expansion into the bath market; Bisazza Bagno’s first collection, by Jaime Hayon, premieres during ICFF.

6–8 p.m.
De La Espada

33 Greene St., (212) 625-1039
Cocktail party to launch the latest products from Autoban, Matthew Hilton, Studioilse, Charlene Mullen, and Leif.designpark.

6–10 p.m.

155 E. 56th St.
(212) 245-2121
Presentation of new products.

6–9 p.m.
DDC Studio Launch

181 Madison Ave.
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Launch of a collection of studios from such brands as Zanotta, Cor, and Missoni.

6–8 p.m.
Eggersmann Defines Unique
A & D Building

150 E. 58th St., 10th floor
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Eggersmann receives the 2010 Good Design Award.

6–8 p.m.
ExpoTENtial’s “Par Corps” Lab

536 LaGuardia Pl.
(212) 683-0023
Opening party for exhibition exploring ways to integrate activity, well-being, and social interaction into the urban fabric.

6–8 p.m.
Fontana Arte
Light Is Movement

45 Greene St., (212) 334-3295
A special showroom display, with new products launched at Euroluce 2011.

6–9 p.m.

A & D Building
150 E. 58th St., 10th floor
(212) 674-9700
Open house and drinks in the bath company’s showroom.

6–8 p.m.
Jonathan Adler
Happy Chic Cocktail Hour

47 Greene St.
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Drinks to celebrate and welcome ICFF vendors and visitors.

6–9 p.m.
Kartell’s Magic Garden

39 Greene St., (212) 966-6665
The flagship showroom is trans-formed into an enchanted garden, featuring the U.S. debut of the Magic Hole series of outdoor furnishings by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quittlet. Many Kartell icons, including the Masters chair, will be on display.

6–9 p.m.
A & D Building

150 E. 58th St., (212) 355-3666
Poggenpohl and Porsche Design launch the world’s first carbon-fiber finish for kitchen cabinetry.

6–9 p.m.
London, Milan, New York

14 Wooster St., (917) 237-0123
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Cocktails, a DJ, and the latest designs from the three cities, with work by Innermost, Ferruccio Laviani, Clare O’Brien, and others. Work by Vienna-based Augarten will make its U.S. debut.

6:30–9:30 p.m.
Phaidon Store
ICFF Party

83 Wooster St., (212) 925-1900
RSVP “ICFF Sale Celebration”: [email protected]
Drinks reception and one-night-only sale to celebrate ICFF at the flagship Phaidon Store.

6–9 p.m.
Enlightened Design Celebration

25 Mercer St., (917) 237-0665
RSVP: [email protected]
View new environmentally sustainable designs from TOTO, the world’s largest bath products manufacturer.

6–9 p.m.
VOOS Lights Up Sportmax

450 W. Broadway
(212) 674-1817
RSVP: [email protected]
New lighting concepts and locally made fixtures from more than 20 young Brooklyn designers.

7 p.m.–12 a.m.
Museum of Arts & Design
Young Patrons Fluorescent Ball

2 Columbus Circle
(212) 299-7758
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A night of design and art, dinner and dancing. Buy a ticket to the ball ($150 with ICFF pass) and receive a free invitation to the Stephen Burks party on May 13 (see p. 66 for listing).

7-9 p.m.
Molteni&C Dada Unifor Flagship Store

Armani/Dada Checkers Party
60 Greene St.
(212) 673-7106
The Molteni Group presents Checkers, the third Armani/Dada kitchen collaboration between Giorgio Armani and Dada.

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