| Sep 28, 2015 |
What’s New, What’s Next draws thousands-strong crowd
Boh staff
By Staff

Over 6,500 designers and industry insiders visited the New York Design Center last week for the seventh annual What’s New, What’s Next event. The event spotlighted 70-plus showrooms, as well as panels and product launches. Some of the day’s highlights: Veranda editor in chief Clinton Smith and designer Charlotte Moss discussed floral influences on interiors; Dakota Jackson, Julia Buckingham and Thom Filicia all premiered new collections; Michael Boodro and Mieke ten Have of Elle Decor discussed fashion and home design with author-historian Amy Fine Collins of Vanity Fair; and designer Brad Ford invited guests into his just-opened NYDC showroom.

Notable panels included the standing-room-only discussion “I HEART L.A.,” with designers Oliver M. Furth, Kristen McGinnis, Robert Stilin and moderator Wendy Goodman of New York magazine. (The panel was a prequel to “I HEART N.Y.,” which will take place at La Cienega Design Quarter’s Legends event in spring 2016.) 

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