Top bloggers will be invited to attend special events hosted by interior design magazines and A-list designers, and tour important New York design institutions.
Highlights of the tour include: panel Discussion with magazine editors Dara Caponigro of Veranda, Newell Turner of House Beautiful, and Stephen Drucker of Town&Country at Hearst Tower; tour of the Elle Decor showhouse; tour of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF); tea at the Kravet showroom at the D&D Building to celebrate their newest collection with a surprise guest of honor; dinner at the home of a widely-published interior designer, co-hosted by Traditional Home; an exclusive meeting with Architectural Digest Editor in Chief Margaret Russell; tour of Kravet/Lee Jofa Design Studios; a visit to New York Design Center with an exclusive tour of the newest floor dedicated to Antique dealers sponsored by 1stdibs; and many more.
"We have recognized that the blogging community all over the US are the first to report and comment on the new and noteworthy in the home design world. Being able to sponsor an inspirational tour and facilitate a way to give them unique and exclusive content is an amazing opportunity for Kravet and Lee Jofa and all of our partners," said Beth Greene, VP of Marketing and Communications, Kravet/Lee Jofa. "Design and Lifestyle Bloggers are so happy to share and interact with each other that bringing them together for a common experience will be exciting, inspiring and most of all memorable."
Bloggers from across the country are invited to register. Registration opens January 14, when the event website will go live. For updated information, follow @blogfest2011, @Kravet @leejofa on Twitter and be a fan on Facebook.