Happy Chinese New Year from Tai Ping!

By danielle

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The Lantern Festival came to Manhattan last week as Tai Ping hosted its annual Chinese New Year party in its showroom overlooking Union Square. The event has become a fixture on the design calendar, an opportunity for the design community to peruse Tai Ping’s newest collections of couture carpets and enjoy a glass of something bubbly and auspicious. This year, with the showroom awash in the rosy light from paper lanterns, Tai Ping toasted the Year of the Rat. Rats may get a bad rap here in NYC, but in Chinese tradition the rat is a bringer of prosperity and good luck—and who are we to argue? Until next year at Tai Ping!

The Design-Calendar Girls would like to thank Guest-Blogger Jessica Olshen, JBO Communications, Inc for this post and for the following fabulous photographs:

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Tai Ping flagship showroom, 860 Broadway, 4th floor, all aglow to celebrate the Lantern Festival, Chinese New Year

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Group shot, left to right: Courtney Mulligan, PR Manager; Simone Rothman, Global Marketing Manager; Susie Mackenzie, Managing Director; Serena Bass, caterer.

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Group shot, left to right: Yasmina Kossmann, Design Director; Juliana Polastri, Senior Designer; Darryl Hair, Sales Representative

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Group shot, left to right: James Kaplan, Global CEO; Richard Bascetta, Global Real Estate Director; Anthony Mott, RBC Business Development Director; Jim McFadden, Senior Sales Representative

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