Beneath The Shade

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair opens at NYCxDESIGN

ICFF

The annual NYCxDESIGN opened today in New York City, celebrating the brightest, the newest, and the most innovative of what the design industry has – and will have – to offer, giving audiences the opportunity to explore the worlds of design and luxury lighting for themselves.

The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (or ICFF) celebrates its 30th annual edition this year. One of the most important fairs to take place as a part of NYCxDESIGN, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair will gather around a whopping 36000 designers, architects, retailers, manufacturers, distributors, and other insiders of the design world besides.

The event takes place at New York City’s Javits Centre in the heart of Manhattan. A thriving cultural metropolis any day of the week, this is a perfect backdrop to highlight the thriving and continuously evolving nature of the design industry.

As it does every year, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair will map out the newest frontier of what is best and brightest across the design market, as well as what will follow next. Over the first four days of the event’s duration, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair will be abuzz with all kinds of industry professionals. From Wednesday 23rd May the doors will be open to the public.

Year after year after year, for thirty years running the International Contemporary Furniture Fair draws in anybody in pursuit of the timely truths and latest trends within the design world. The event offers and encyclopaedic exhibition of the freshest offerings. Not only that, but the event also offers a series of fun and fascinating programs along with a packed schedule of exhibits and features.

Drawing together exhibitors from more than thirty different countries, and giving them the opportunity to showcase their designs side by side, this is one of the best opportunities to take in everything the design world is able to offer, and to gain an understanding of what the design industry will be able to offer in the future.

A global platform for architecture and fine interior design, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair showcases everything, from the best furniture, through lighting, carpets, flooring, textiles, wall coverings, accessories, kitchens, and baths.

In addition to exhibiting the best manufactured products, the event also showcases a wide range of bespoke creations, including furniture, lighting, and finishes. Many of the names that exhibit at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair are keen to work with design professionals to create custom and one of a kind pieces, or pieces to meet specific client needs.

As well as the exhibition itself, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair also holds its own awards, asking the industries top editors to survey the show floor and choose the best of design on show. This year, celebrating thirty years running, the event will celebrate some brand new awards.

A staple part of one of the most established events on the design calendar, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, and in turn NYCxDESIGN, are events not to be missed. If you want to see where the design industry is heading, and better understand how it will continue to meet your design needs, keep your eyes peeled for further coverage.