ICFF Events on Sunday, May 15.

Your ultimate ICFF 2011 events calendar and party guide.


3–6 p.m.
Moleskine Workshops
Eyebeam Art + Technology

540 W. 21st St., (212) 353-1383
Make a Moleskine notebook glow in the hacking workshop lead by fashion technologist Diana Eng; join a collaborative drawing workshop led by Mark Parsons of Pratt Institute of Architecture.

5 p.m.
Arhaus Open House

Arhaus Furniture has moved into the Meatpacking District. To celebrate, House Beautiful invites you to come have a cocktail and toast Arhaus’s first New York City store and Design Week.
410 W. 13th St.
RSVP to 800.777.1745 ext 3110 or [email protected]

5–8 p.m.
Leucos USA
Lighten Up!

32 Gansevoort St.
[email protected]
Cocktails to toast the Italian lighting company’s new LED Top Four light from their Luxit brand, and the popular Great JJ light from their ITRE brand, both on display at the chic boutique.

5–6:30 p.m.
Wanted Design Conversation:
The New Generation of Designers

La.Venue, 608 W. 28th St.
[email protected] A discussion between Rama Chorpash, Antoine Roset, Francois Brument, Todd Bracher, Brad Ascalon, and Philippe Nigro.

6–9 p.m.
Finnish Cultural Institute and Consulate General of Finland

72 Gansevoort St.
Party for an exhibition that looks at the designers, manufacturers, and products shaping modern Finnish design.

6–8 p.m.
Get Lit With Flos

152 Greene St., (212) 353-1383
Book signing with Marcel Wanders and Rizzoli; attendees will be encouraged to blog, Tweet, and use social and viral media to win prizes from Flos and Rizzoli.

6–8 P.M.
GD Cucine and Electrolux

227 W. 17th St.
(646) 786-0005
RSVP: [email protected]
Chef presentation and wine reception to celebrate Cleto Munari’s furnishings collection by architects, artists, and poets.

6–8 P.M.
Lazzoni and the American Turkish Society
Design as Cultural Link

154 W. 18th St.
RSVP required: [email protected]
Emerging Turkish designers discuss workng in the U.S. Designers’ work will be on display.

6–9 p.m.
Vocabulary of Objects

Eyebeam Art + Technology
540 W. 21st St., (212) 353-1383
Drinks to celebrate an exhibition of design notebooks by Giulio Iacchetti, a Figurative Drawing Device by Nova Jiang, and more.

6:30–9:30 p.m.
Phaidon STORE
Cocktail reception for
A Taxonomy of Office Chairs

83 Wooster St., (212) 925-1900
RSVP “Taxonomy Party”: [email protected]
Celebrating the publication of A Taxonomy of Office Chairs by Phaidon Press, with author Jonathan Olivares; in partnership with Interni and Room and Board.

7–10 p.m.
Karim Rashid: 20+11
Chelsea Modern

447 W. 18th St., gallery duplex 2
(212) 929 8657
[email protected]
Cocktail party for 20 new works presented by Karim Rashid, and as yet unseen in the U.S.

7:30–9:30 p.m.
The Language of Nordic Design

408 W. 14th St., [email protected]
An exploration of the language of Nordic design, and its relationship with other Scandinavian design traditions. Refreshments will be served.

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