Posts tagged as 'ICFF'

Tue 28.5.

ICFF 2013: The New York Review

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.05.2013 - Tagged as: , ,

Architonic's increased presence in North America was marked at the 2013 edition of ICFF in New York with a stand – and a large number of visitors

Architonic’s increased presence in North America was marked at the 2013 edition of ICFF in New York with a stand – and a large number of visitors

With economic contraction giving way in the US to a period of sustained growth, it’s little surprise that this year’s ICFF in New York – under new management – was the most confident edition in some time. Architonic, which is strategically strengthening its presence in North America, was there with a busy stand, a new sales representative for the region, and an unforgettable party on a historic boat. As they say Stateside, what’s not to like? (by Simon Keane-Cowell)


read this article in full on Architonic

Architonic at ICFF 2013

Architonic at ICFF 2013

For 2013 Architonic expanded its presence at ICFF, the 26th annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair – North America’s platform for global design, with a central booth, two new Architonic apps (‘Best American Design Brands‘ and ‘Best Canadian Design Brands‘) and a larger North American sales team. Now part of NYC x Design Week, ICFF 2013 hosted more than 500 exhibitors from more than 30 countries at the Javitz Center in Manhattan. Join us on a photographic tour through the exhibition halls of ICFF in the following three Facebook albums.


> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 1
Including: Architonic, Alphenberg, Anne Kyyro Quinn, Artek, Artifort, Axor, Bensen, Delightfull, Devon&Devon, emeco, Fritz Hansen, Graypants, Jan Kath, Kasthall, Lichterloh, Lladro, Lobmeyr, Marset, Molo, Moooi, Mosa, Nanimarquina, Neue Wiener Werkstätte, Nolen-Niu, Now Carpets, Objekten, Omnidecor, onecollection, Philips, Piet Bonn, Rich Brilliant, Roca, Royal Botania, Tokio, Victoria Albert, Vitra, Vondom, Wildspirit, Woka.


> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 2


> to Architonic’s tour of ICFF 2013, Part 3

Mon 27.5.

‘CSYS TALL’ lamp by Jake Dyson (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 27.05.2013 - Tagged as: , , ,

'CSYS TALL' lamp by Jake Dyson

‘CSYS TALL’ lamp by Jake Dyson

Jake Dyson’s ‘CSYS TALL’ is an environmentally conscious floor-standing task light, a dimmable LED light that marries technology with an innovative design that offers precise light direction through three axes of mechanical movement.



Wed 22.5.

‘Bill’ lamp by David Irwin (UK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.05.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Bill Lamp by David Irwin

‘Bill’ Lamp by David Irwin

David Irwin’s ‘Bill’ table lamp explores the use of a new type of plywood, UPM grada 1000, to produce a distinctively formed diffuser which takes its cue from the bill of a birds beak.



An origami-like felt, cardboard and glass 'Folded Felt' Table by Li-Rong Liao; photo by Armando Rafael

The industrial design students from New York’s Pratt Institute, one of the US’ top art and design colleges which, besides celebrating its 125th anniversary, can also pride itself on having launched the careers of numerous acclaimed artists, designers, architects, photographers and all-round creatives such as Max Weber, Robert Mapplethrope, Carlos Zapata, Wiliam Van Alen, Paul Rand or Robert Redford, have been invited to collaborate with the Italian manufacturer Cappellini on a series of ‘boldly disruptive futuristic furniture designs’. (more…)

Tue 31.5.

New New New: New York Design News

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 31.05.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Torii' chair by Bensen; the design was inspired by the typical arched wooden doorway of Japanese temples

As every spring, Architonic travelled to New York on your behalf in order to investigate the latest trends on the North American market for you. Here we report on what we discovered in the city’s showrooms and at the ICFF. (by Susanne Fritz)


to Susanne Fritz’s ICFF 2011 report on Architonic

Amirite chairs, variation with wooden legs

At this years International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, Jacob Nitz presented a range of chairs made out of folded sheet metal, variations on which feature wooden legs.

Amirite chair with felt cover

Felt covers provide an inventive accessory: a pocket on their rear is the perfect place for magazines and newspapers.

Amirite Chair with felt pocket for magazines

Amirite chair is available in various colours

to the Amirite Design website

The Coventry Stool presented at this year’s ICFF is part of the award-winning collection of Studio Dunn.

The stool is available in cherry, maple and walnut solid wood.

Coventry Stool in maple, cherry and walnut (left to right)

Studio Dunn is based in Rhode Island, the birthplace of the American industrial revolution. Rhode Island has retained a dense manufacturing culture. Studio Dunn is committed to supporting the local business and economy, therefore in-house manufacturing is combined with a local network of manufacturers and artisans.

Coventry Stool in walnut

Coventry Stool in walnut