The iconic design event ICFF celebrated its 30th edition on May 20-23 in New York
North American global design fair ICFF celebrated its 30th edition on May 20 – 23 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. With nearly 900 exhibitors and more than 36,000 industry professionals, the
North American global design fair ICFF celebrated its 30th edition on May 20 – 23 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. With nearly 900 exhibitors and more than 36,000 industry professionals, the event saw increase in every key category of attendance. Architects, interior designers, developers, and luxury retailersplus exhibitors saw more international visitors and greater concentrations of senior designers from North America’s top 100 architectural and design firms. The leading platform for International design, the show is recognized as the anchor event of NYCxDESIGN, an annual celebration of the city’s design community.
“The feedback from attendees and exhibitors alike has been overwhelming positive—this year’s event was an exceptional combination of high-end international design, educational topics and industry networking,” said Kevin O’Keefe, ICFF show director and senior vice president, Emerald Expositions. “We plan on using this positive momentum to drive planning efforts not only for ICFF 2019, but also our ICFF South Florida event in December 2018.”
They also hosted The Global Design Pavilions, ICFF Gallery and Studio and Educational Programs and Sessions.
A cornerstone for the past several years, the Luxe Interiors + Design pavilion featured curated designers and brands known for their elevated sense of style and elegance. The British European Design Group (BEDG) celebrated their 25th year with showcasing 37 designers based in the UK. Handmade in Germany, an exhibition featuring contemporary hand-made items from 180 German manufacturers, craftsmen and designers, offered another look into international design.
It continued its commitment to supporting next-gen talent and boutique art collectives with ICFF Gallery and Studio; two high-profile forums for showcasing new concepts and emerging designers. After an overwhelmingly successful debut in 2017.
From sustainability to decorative lighting to color trends, they also featured top-of-mind subjects in 33 conference sessions and presentations over the four-day period. The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and Metropolis magazine offered a wide variety of CEU-approved sessions, while the Talks stage featured a full slate of design visionaries and leaders sharing insight and knowledge.
Have a look at some of the amazing display from the show:
ICFF 2019 will take place from May 19-22 at same venue in New York.