10th annual WNWN at NYDC
Sep 13, 2018 | New York, NY
10th annual WNWN at NYDC

On September 13, New York Design Center presented the record-breaking 10th annual What’s New, What’s Next. The historic 16-floor design building filled with over 7,500 guests to attend what has become the design industry’s most anticipated event. This year’s market included over 85 participating showrooms, more than 53 designer conversations, presentations, and panels, and 34 meet-and-greets and open houses with some of the industry's top names, editors and manufacturers—all celebrating what's "new" and "next" in design.

Attendees gained insight into the industry’s latest trends while mingling with notable names including Sarah Bartholomew, Andrew Baseman, Amy Berry, Sasha Bikoff, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Barclay Butera, Paloma Contreras, Billy Cotton, Dekar Design, Thom Filicia, William T. Georgis, S. Russell Groves, Alexa Hampton, Jay Jeffers, Suzanne Kasler, Celerie Kemble, Ryan Korban, Carson Kressley, Libby Langdon, Marian McEvoy, Charlotte Moss, Greg Natale, Peter Pennoyer, Kim Radovich, Markham Roberts, Patrick Sutton, Hutton Wilkinson, Bunny Williams and Workshop APD.  The stellar lineup had attendees continuously traveling throughout 200 Lex’s 16 floors.

The NYDC partnered with 18 media publications and editors from esteemed titles Architectural Digest, Aspire Design and Home, Array, Bravo, Business of Home, Dering Hall, Domino, Elle Decor, Galerie, Garden & Gun, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, New York Cottages & Gardens, New York, The Hollywood Reporter, Town & Country, Traditional Home and Veranda.

What’s New, What’s Next celebrates the design center’s continued commitment to the industry. Guests explored over 15 new and renovated showrooms opened this past year, further enhancing the building’s breadth of resources. Attendees had the opportunity to network with the best in design, learn about the latest trends, and view hundreds of new products all under one roof.

Images by Kevin Lau and Story & Gold for Business of Home.

EVENT GALLERY
Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia brought the house down introducing their new Bravo series ‘Get a Room With Carson & Thom’ at Sedgwick & Brattle.
Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia brought the house down introducing their new Bravo series ‘Get a Room With Carson & Thom’ at Sedgwick & Brattle.
Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia brought the house down introducing their new Bravo series ‘Get a Room With Carson & Thom’ at Sedgwick & Brattle.
Audience members watching the panel at Cliff Young
Audience members watching the panel at Cliff Young
Audience members watching the panel at Cliff Young
Aidan Millikin, Jacqueline Terrebonne and Jiun Ho at Jiun Ho at Dennis Miller
Aidan Millikin, Jacqueline Terrebonne and Jiun Ho at Jiun Ho at Dennis Miller
Aidan Millikin, Jacqueline Terrebonne and Jiun Ho at Jiun Ho at Dennis Miller
Guests mingling at Leftbank Art
Guests mingling at Leftbank Art
Guests mingling at Leftbank Art
Palecek showroom prepped for the Elle Decor panel
Palecek showroom prepped for the Elle Decor panel
Palecek showroom prepped for the Elle Decor panel
Andrew Baseman, Cathy Whitlock and George DeTitta Jr., panelists at Odegard Carpets
Andrew Baseman, Cathy Whitlock and George DeTitta Jr., panelists at Odegard Carpets
Andrew Baseman, Cathy Whitlock and George DeTitta Jr., panelists at Odegard Carpets
Alex Papachristidis (center right) and Emily Eerdmans (center left) celebrated the ‘Jeremiah!’ exhibit at The Gallery at 200 Lex with curator Dean Rhys Morgan (right), and moderator Mitchell Owens of Architectural Digest (left).
Alex Papachristidis (center right) and Emily Eerdmans (center left) celebrated the ‘Jeremiah!’ exhibit at The Gallery at 200 Lex with curator Dean Rhys Morgan (right), and moderator Mitchell Owens of Architectural Digest (left).
Alex Papachristidis (center right) and Emily Eerdmans (center left) celebrated the ‘Jeremiah!’ exhibit at The Gallery at 200 Lex with curator Dean Rhys Morgan (right), and moderator Mitchell Owens of Architectural Digest (left).
2018 What's New What's Next programs on display
2018 What's New What's Next programs on display
2018 What's New What's Next programs on display
From second from left, panelists Libby Langdon, Leslie Zarra, Kristen Farrell and Marisa Marcantonio at Cliff Young
From second from left, panelists Libby Langdon, Leslie Zarra, Kristen Farrell and Marisa Marcantonio at Cliff Young
From second from left, panelists Libby Langdon, Leslie Zarra, Kristen Farrell and Marisa Marcantonio at Cliff Young
Katie Lydon, Fabienne Cosulich and Garrow Kedigian at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Katie Lydon, Fabienne Cosulich and Garrow Kedigian at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Katie Lydon, Fabienne Cosulich and Garrow Kedigian at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques
Leftbank Art panelists Young Huh, Denise McGaha, Glenn Gissler, Kim Radovich and Susan Jamieson
Leftbank Art panelists Young Huh, Denise McGaha, Glenn Gissler, Kim Radovich and Susan Jamieson
Leftbank Art panelists Young Huh, Denise McGaha, Glenn Gissler, Kim Radovich and Susan Jamieson
Carolyn Sollis and Charlotte Barnes of The Decorators Club, during the group’s panel at Christopher Guy
Carolyn Sollis and Charlotte Barnes of The Decorators Club, during the group’s panel at Christopher Guy
Carolyn Sollis and Charlotte Barnes of The Decorators Club, during the group’s panel at Christopher Guy
Jasmine Lam and Linherr Hollingsworth during their panel at Milano Smart Living
Jasmine Lam and Linherr Hollingsworth during their panel at Milano Smart Living
Jasmine Lam and Linherr Hollingsworth during their panel at Milano Smart Living
The lobby of 200 Lex welcomed thousands of visitors during the 10th-annual What’s New What’s Next.
The lobby of 200 Lex welcomed thousands of visitors during the 10th-annual What’s New What’s Next.
The lobby of 200 Lex welcomed thousands of visitors during the 10th-annual What’s New What’s Next.
Audience members watch the Jeremiah Goodman panel in the Gallery.
Audience members watch the Jeremiah Goodman panel in the Gallery.
Audience members watch the Jeremiah Goodman panel in the Gallery.
Whitney Robinson, Lori Goldstein, Joseph D’Urso, and Greg Ogden at the Elle Decor panel at Palecek
Whitney Robinson, Lori Goldstein, Joseph D’Urso, and Greg Ogden at the Elle Decor panel at Palecek
Whitney Robinson, Lori Goldstein, Joseph D’Urso, and Greg Ogden at the Elle Decor panel at Palecek
Guests enjoying the panel at Hickory Chair, Pearson, Henredon
Guests enjoying the panel at Hickory Chair, Pearson, Henredon
Guests enjoying the panel at Hickory Chair, Pearson, Henredon
Carl D’Aquino, Dane Pressner, John Willey, Fawn Galli and Dennis Sarlo at McGuire
Carl D’Aquino, Dane Pressner, John Willey, Fawn Galli and Dennis Sarlo at McGuire
Carl D’Aquino, Dane Pressner, John Willey, Fawn Galli and Dennis Sarlo at McGuire
Garrow Kedigian, Katie Lydon and Jenny Dina Kirschner chat with Fabienne Cosulich during their panel at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques.
Garrow Kedigian, Katie Lydon and Jenny Dina Kirschner chat with Fabienne Cosulich during their panel at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques.
Garrow Kedigian, Katie Lydon and Jenny Dina Kirschner chat with Fabienne Cosulich during their panel at Cosulich Interiors & Antiques.
Peti Lau, Alberto Villalobos, Alyssa Clough, Noah Turkus and Lindsay MacRae were panelists at Timothy Oulton.
Peti Lau, Alberto Villalobos, Alyssa Clough, Noah Turkus and Lindsay MacRae were panelists at Timothy Oulton.
Peti Lau, Alberto Villalobos, Alyssa Clough, Noah Turkus and Lindsay MacRae were panelists at Timothy Oulton.