events and shows

Abstract designs take centerstage in exhibit at The Rug Company

industry insider | July 17, 2017
The Rug Company is exhibiting "The Art of Abstraction" in its showrooms throughout the summer, featuring new designs Nacre, and Terrazzo, as well as collections from Elie Saab, Rodarte, Adam Hunter and Kelly Wearstler. Marble, designed by Rodarte. Kate Judd, head of visual merchandisi... By STAFF

Makers form lineup at NY NOW summer market

industry insider | June 23, 2017
In light of the industry’s growing demand for artisan goods, NY NOW has announced it will be expanding its Handmade Designer Maker section for its summer market from August 20 to 23 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. With more than 30 years of semiannual markets to its name, NY NOW contin... By Melissa Studach

Las Vegas Market partners with contemporary art fair

industry insider | June 22, 2017
Redwood Media Group is bringing Artexpo, the world’s largest fine art trade show, to Las Vegas Market starting next winter. The inaugural semiannual Artexpo Contemporary Las Vegas will showcase 100-plus exhibitors of fine art, sculpture, wall art, prints and more. It marks the first large-scale ... By STAFF

BOLD Summit returns with Barclay Butera, Jamie Drake and Pamela Babey headlining

industry insider | June 16, 2017
Open to principal designers, the Business of Luxury Design (BOLD) Summit runs workshops and presentations on topics including PR, product lines, digital marketing strategy, building referral networks, and, as the organizers note, meeting 40 percent gross profit margin. It will be held September ... By STAFF

1stdibs Gallery reveals RISD MFA textiles

industry insider | June 12, 2017
The 1stdibs Gallery at 200 Lex is casting a spotlight on the thesis work of five new MFA grads from the Rhode Island School of Design’s Textiles program, alongside first-year process and development work by six students beginning their second year of the program this coming fall. MFA gradu... By Katy B. Olson

Summer textile camp launches in Italy next month

industry insider | June 12, 2017
Lottozero, the Italian textile laboratory founded in 2012, will host Textile Summer Camp, a five-day intensive immersion in Italy’s Prato textile district. The “camp,” which starts July 3, is produced in collaboration with the Textile Museum of Prato (Museo del Tessuto) for the Textile Clothing ... By STAFF

Top 5 not-to-miss events at San Francisco Design Week

industry insider | June 9, 2017
San Francisco Design Week, the West Coast’s largest design festival, begins on June 14. From tech to interiors, the show features some 200 panels and exhibits covering more than 30 design disciplines across various Bay Area locales. Here are five events interior designers should keep on their ra... By By Melissa Studach

Euro craft fair arrives in Brooklyn, with textile, glass workshops

industry insider | June 2, 2017
Keeping craftmanship alive is the focus of Craft in Focus, a three-day fair coming to Brooklyn with a full schedule of lectures and workshops on topics and techniques including leaded glass panel creation, marbling, textile pleating, woodworking, Delft earthenware and more. The fair, founded in ... By Taylor Barker

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia and other projects are focus of AIANY summer program

industry insider | June 1, 2017
The Center for Architecture in New York City is kicking off its summer programming with an exhibit titled “Kaneji Domoto at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Usonia,” opening June 22 and closing on August 26. Other new exhibits include “5x5 Participatory Provocations” (July 11 to September 9); and “This Futu... By Taylor Barker

Design Miami/Basel returns with fashion's Thom Browne at the helm

industry insider | June 1, 2017
Thom Browne has been selected as the first fashion designer to curate the “Design at Large” installation during Design Miami/Basel. The installation, now in its fourth year, will showcase important desks from the last 100 years in a grid, including designs from Jean Prouvé and Ron Arad, and the ... By Taylor Barker
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