Will you be in the Big Apple during ICFF 2017, the most important contemporary design show in the world occurring between May 21 and 24? If yes, you will have the unique opportunity to come across 800 exhibitors from all around the globe and admire some of the world’s finest and most innovative furniture. And that’s not all! New York’s status as a design capital is today largely recognized by the most distinguished design lovers, so why not make a trip fully dedicated to the celebration of design?
Let yourself be guided by our divine selection of places to see, visit, eat at, and even sleep at to make the most of your trip in the world design’s new capital. If you will not make it, have no fear, this article will provide you with interior design inspiration and wanderlust.
- Wander around showrooms to get inspired by even more design pieces !
Top end furniture retailer Roche Bobois has a showroom on Madison Avenue. You will find their innovative new collections and a team of experts willing to help you through every step of your project and provide you with interior design tips!
Herman Miller is a worldwide recognized innovator in contemporary interior furnishings. This brand new store will please any design-driven consumer since it is laid out as a modern home, with rooms that demonstrate innovative designs for working, dining, and sleeping ! You head will be filled with decorating ideas.
Moooi New York Showroom & Brand Store will offer you ground-breaking lighting products and exceptional furniture. According to Moooi’s Art Director Marcel Wander, “Moooi is a urban brand designing for a new world, delivering the coolest things together with a sense of surprise and expectation”.
“Design Within Reach offers the world’s largest selection of authentic modern furniture, lighting and accessories from designers past and present.” DWR provides everything necessary for a modern interior design.
2. Eat while celebrating design !
Get seduced by the inventive cuisine, gorgeous cocktails and breathtaking surroundings of the Asiate restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. You will for sure be overwhelmened by inspiration looking at the panoramic view of the city.
After a long day at ICFF, enjoy a curated menu at Bouley, a contemporary French restaurant in the heart of Manhattan. The restaurant is known for its openness towards dialogue between chef and guests, making it a unique place to eat.
The five-star hotel Four Seasons offers a stunning and serene terrasse that allows guests to have incredible views over the city that never sleeps while eating the finest of dinners.
3. Get a magical night of sleep
The Lotte New York Palace Hotel offers a wonderful marriage between elegance from the old world and modern luxury. Enjoy a restful night at this fabulous modern hotel after having spent your day at ICFF.
Get easy access to the excitement of the city while relaxing in the luxurious guest rooms of New York Marriott East Side, which possesses a superb modern interior design.
4. Visit and enjoy the art
Gagosian Gallery is a vibrant contemporary space featuring the work of artists from all around the globe, take a few hours to enjoy some fine art!
Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) has been a pioneer in developing and collecting modern art. It is one of the most prominent museums of in the world, a vital visit for any art lover.
The New York Public Library is the second largest public library in the United States. You will get to admire the ceiling of the Rose Main Reading Room, and enjoy the librabry’s multiple exhibitions.
5. Get tempted by some shopping
Giorgio Armani Boutique for men…
…..and Chanel for women.
6. Finally: get entertained!
Before leaving the city, don’t forget to enjoy a Broadway show! You’ll get mesmerized by wonderful performances in splendid rooms.
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