Tis the Season for Design

By danielle


The festivities kick into high gear tonight with the Academy Awards of Design (aka Interior Design Hall of Fame) in New York and the start of Design Miami/ in Florida.

The President may be in NYC, but the talented Mark Strauss and Cindy Allen are getting ours (and the 1400 others in attendance) undivided attention tonight.  In a few hours, we are headed to the Waldorf Astoria to celebrate this year’s inductees: Patricia Urquiola, David Kleinberg, Nada Andric and George Beylerian. They join a list of past luminaries including Philippe Starck, Frank Ghery, and Antonio Citterio, to name a few. Proceeds from the event are awarded to not-for-profit organizations supporting the design industry.

Down south, our friends at adroyt, Avant Gallery, Planar, 42Below and Surface are celebrating the opening of PICTURES + FURNITURE featuring the work of designers Chad Jensen, Philip Michael Wolfson and Pryor Calloway. The event is being held at the Avant Gallery from 6-11PM. The evening’s opening reception will be celebrated in tandem with a dedicated TwitSalon from 6-7PM, conducted by Adroyt.


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