ICFF 2012: Picks from Javits Center
This week we're digging deep into our favorites objets de design spotted at the 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York, from satellite events to the show floor at Javits Center. (See here for full coverage.) After a weekend spent trolling the aisles, I've picked a few favorites from designers young, old, beloved, and novel. Incidentally, I saw more than a few rugs I liked, which dovetails nicely with Dwell's June interiors issue, hitting newsstands on May 29.
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- Though there are hundreds of exhibitors at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), a select few were called out for their exceptional wares by a panel of judges who name the Editors'…
- Soften up your modern room with pillows that add comfort but won't take away from a clean aesthetic.
Inigo Elizalde’s woven dhurries are hand-knotted in Nepal, but he’s deconstructed a few of his boldest patterns into a collection of pillows, all printed in North Carolina and sewn in New York City.
- Each spring, New York Design Week gets bigger and better thanks in part to an ever-expanding roster at ICFF (more on that here) as well as the dedication of several local organizations presenting…
- Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.
- Wallpaper often comes with negative connotations of frenetic patterns and faded fruit borders, but a new wave of wallpaper design offers modern alternatives to plain paint and plaster.
- In the Kitchen and Bath zone at Dwell on Design, exhibitors showed us new ways to think about cooking, baking, grilling, dining, bathing, and more.
- After spending the better part of Sunday on the floor of the Javits center, at five pm, I joined a motley (but stylish) crew for the launch of Public Bikes.