April 1, 2011
London (and Tokyo and Oslo … ) Calling
Foreign companies are poised to have a particularly strong showing at this year’s ICFF.
For 22 years, Metropolis has been the media partner of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, in New York. And for 22 years, ICFF has been the premier spot to find homegrown design. Each May, the Javits Center showcases the best and brightest U.S. talent, which has exploded since the fair’s early days. But ICFF is also where foreign companies come to court the American market, often leasing large blocks of booths and showing in force. Sure, we can head abroad to chase the latest designs from Italy and Japan, but isn’t being wooed at home nicer? On that note, here’s a glimpse of what seven of the international groups will deliver to your doorstep this year.