By danielle


Saturday May 14

Transhumanism Meets Design
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Through May 15)
Parsons The New School for Design
66 5th Avenue (between 13th and 14th)
Humanity+ and Parsons Present A Conference Exploring the Role of Design in Transcending and Transforming Human Potential.
Register at http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1089760503

Cork Design Innovators in the XXI Century
5:00 PM – curator talks  (through the 17th)
410 W 14th St (btw 9th and 10th Avenue)
Portugese Designers launch their US debut with an innovative exhibit

ICFF Opening Night Party
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
The Museum of Modern Art
11 West 53rd St btw 5th and 6th Avenue
Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden
Design & Architecture Galleries
Sponsored by W Magazine
Tickets: $60 available at: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3505855

Midtown West

Parsons + Metropolis @ICFF
10:00 AM to 12:00 – tour with designers
Booth 1448 at the ICFF
Javits Center
655 W 34th St (between 11th and 12th Avenue)
Parsons design students built Metropolis Booth at ICFF to celebrate the magazine’s 30th anniversary.

Knotty Bubbles and Agnes Collection with Roll and Hill
10:AM to 5:00 PM (through the 17th)
Booth 1926 at the ICFF
Javits Center
655 W 34th St (between 11th and 12th Avenue)

Bernhardt Design “Tools @ Schools” Event
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Space 1604 at the ICFF
Javits Center
655 W 34th St (between 11th and 12th Avenue)
Meet the kids behind the designs

Blue Dot New Product Launch
Booth 1808 at the ICFF
Javits Center
655 W 34th St (between 11th and 12th Avenue)

TOTO Gallery Open House
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
TOTO Gallery
25 Mercer Street, NYC
Special Weekend Hours
Appointment is recommended. Contact nygallery@totousa.com or call 917.237.0665 x 115

Matter- Ceres Collection
12:00 PM to 8:00PM (through May 20th)
405 Broome Street (at Lafayette)

The Future Perfect
12:00 PM to 7:00 PM (through May 17)
Collaboration in Chocolate with Jason Miller + new Marina ceiling medallion.
6:00 PM to 10:00 PM- party
55 Great Jones Street

Gandia Blasco Is Coming to SoHo
6:00 PM
Gandia Blasco SoHo
52 Greene St
Cocktails to celebrate the new Na Xemena Special Edition collection including new colors: white, bronze, sand and tobacco.

Foscarini at ICFF Cocktail Party
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Foscarini Showroom (their first ever US Showroom)
17 Greene St, NYC

Swarovski Elements
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Swarovski Crystallized
494 Broadway (between Spring & Broome St), NYC
RSVP: crystallized@lsagency.com

Milano Design Village New York
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
145-152 Wooster Street (at W. Houston)
Cocktail Reception

6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Open house Gallery
201 Mulberry St (Between Spring and Kenmare)
Special guests include Patricia Urquiola and Lord and Lady Cavendish
RSVP to jgaram@stonesource.com

Model Citizens NYC
At the Chelsea Art Museum – 556 W 22nd St btw 11th & 12th Avenue
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Event Cocktails
Showcase of work of 90 plus emerging and independent designers. Part exhibit, part trade show.

Gallery R’Pure Brokenoff Brokenoff
3 East 19th Street btw Broadway and Park Avenue South
Exhibition Inspired by the life and work of Tobias Wong
8:00 PM Opening Night Party
Open to the Public days through May 17

Sunday May 15


Cork Design Innovators in the XXI Century
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM- meatpacking design open house
410 W 14th St (btw 9th and 10th Avenue)
Portugese Designers launch their US debut with an innovative exhibit

Lighten Up! Luxit Launches New LED TOP FOUR
5:00 PM to 9:00PM
32 Gansevoort Street
Spring soiree to toast the new light

D’Apostrophe/Royal Botania Present: Design CAN Fight Hunger
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Spice Market Square (Intersection of 13th St & 9th Ave)
Bring a Can & Meet Up with Designer Pages

Arhaus Open House
5:00 PM
Arhaus Furniture
410 West 13th St, btw 9th and 10th avenue
Cocktail reception with House Beautiful to toast to Arhaus’ first New York City store.
RSVP: rsvp@arhaus.com or 800.777.1745

Celebrate Suita @ Vitra
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Vitra NYC
29 Ninth Avenue

GD Cucine
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
GD Cucine
227 West 17th St, btw 7th and 8th avenue
RSVP: Judy@theloukincompany.com
A cooking demonstration to celebrate NYC Design Week and exhibition of Cleto Murani, limited edition furnishings featuring works by Sandro Chia, Mimmo Paladino, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Mark Strand.
RSVP: Judy@theloukincompany.com

SUITE New York Presents DESIGNX11, An International Design Exposition
11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Suite New York
419 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor btw 28th and 29th street.
Featuring exceptional new designs from Milan from: Arper, Carl Hansen, DePadova, Fritz Hansen, Lange Productions & Woodnotes.
Monday May 16

Blogfest 2011: Access to Inspired Design
Join Kravet & Lee Jofa for a three day design tour (through May 18) with access to top design celebrities, magazine editors and more.
New York City
Registration: $100 before March 15


Cork Design Innovators in the XXI Century
6:00 PM- 10:00 PM – Portugal party
410 W 14th St (btw 9th and 10th Avenue)
Portugese Designers launch their US debut with an innovative exhibit

Midtown East
Urban Design SCENARIOS Panel Discussion
10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue at 38th Street
SCENARIOS panel discussion on integrating design into city planning.
RSVP: info@designscenarios.net

Opening Night at A&D Building w/Interior Design
Architects and Designers Building
150 East 58th St. btw Park and Lexington Avenue

Pane, Amore e…
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Scavolini SoHo Gallery
429 West Broadway
Chef Falai Jacopo will present a cook up authentic Italian cuisine on the original Italian santamargherita quartz surface.
RSVP: ddm@ddmadvertising.com

Property- Design Destinations
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
14 Wooster St (between Broome and Grand)
RSVP at property@shinadvisors.com

Bisazza Bagno Presents “The Hayon Collection” Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
43 Greene Street (between Broome and Grand Street)
Bisazza is expanding into the bath market with Bisazza Bagno. The first Bisazza Bagno collection was designed by Jaime Hayon and will have its NA premiere during ICFF.
RSVP Required: bizassa@camronpr.com

Enlightened Design Cocktail Reception at the TOTO Gallery
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
TOTO Gallery
25 Mercer Street btw Grand and Canal St.
Cocktail party celebrating the latest innovative bath products from TOTO.
RSVP: NYGallery@totousa.com or 888.232.8916

LucePlan’s – Francisco Gomez Paz + Hope
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
49 Greene Street
See Luceplan’s innovative + dazzling Hope and meet award-winning designer Francisco Gomez Paz.
RSVP: ckloot@hotmail.com

Artemide Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
46 Greene Street between Broome and Grand
Artemide will launch a new collection of products including the Genesy Lamp by Zaha Hadid and Cosmic Angel by Ross Lovegrove.
RSVP Required: marketing@artemide.net

Kartell Presents Kartell’s Magic Garden Cocktail Reception
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kartell New York Flagship
39 Greene Street, btw Broome and Grandऀ
Kartell’s Flagship showroom will be transformed into an enchanted garden setting featuring the American debut of the Magic Hole series of outdoor furnishings designed by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quittet.
RSVP Required: kartell@camronpr.com

Interni Technology Personal Collection and Cocktail Party
6:30 PM t0 9:30 PM
70 Greene St (between Broome and Spring)
new collection designed by Antonio Citterio for Technogym
RSVP at internir@mondadori.it

Sicis & New York Spaces Present: Next Art Chapter One
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
470 Broome Street (corner of Greene St)
RSVP: NYSEvent@gmail.com

ddc Studio Party
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
181 Madison Avenue at 34th Street
Beginning May 16, ddc’s 181 Madison Ave location will be transformed into a collection of studios featuring international brands such as Zanotta, Cor, Interluebke, Tacchini, Missoni, Santambrogio, Mateograssi, and Roda. ddc will host a cocktail party to celebrate this metamorphosis.

Tuesday May 17

Pioneering Design Series – Patrizia Moroso + Patricia Urquiola
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
92Y Tribeca
200 Hudson St
Tickets: $50 (Sold Out)
Celebrating the “Power of Design” IIDA NY will close its 2011 Pioneering Design series celebrating the friendship and collaboration of Patrizia Moroso and Patricia Urquiola.
Cocktails: 6:00 PM
Lecture: 6:30 PM
Reception: 7:30 PM

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