2016 ICFF features trending furniture and interior decoration patterns
The fast-growing ICFF design show, featuring the most current in cabinet, furniture and interior design trends, is now in its 28th year and is set to take place May 14-17 in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention.
A host of designers, craftsmen and manufacturers each year head to this event, referred to as "the premier North American global Design display" for interior furniture, seating, carpet and floor covering, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, devices, textiles, kitchen and bath and producers. The 2015 program saw a boost in floor space, participants and exhibitors.
Typifying ICFF are Jennifer Farmer and Daniel Knowles, who will debut two unique modern updates of the timeless mid century record console along with companion pieces from their furniture and audio way of life brand name, Luno.
Farmer runs a successful customized furniture design business and Knowles is a sound engineer with twenty years of experience in audio. They were trying to find a focal point for their home, a record console that would sound as great as it looks. Finding absolutely nothing they decided to design one themselves and so Luno was born, a variety of high-end items that are as simple on the ears as they are on the eyes.
Luno’s EGB2 and J2B2 are prompt updates of the traditional record consoles of the 50’s and 60’s. The stunning Mid Century motivated design, boutique minimalist turntable, pull out Minibar and custom gold-rimmed whiskey glasses effectively evoke the glamorous style and modernist design of the Mad Men age. Each console is crafted by carefully competent artisans in the USA utilizing American Walnut and would unquestionably be a conversation piece based upon its trendy design alone.
Under the hood and you’ll find all the trappings of a fantastic sounding modern-day music system with turntable and custom developed two-way speaker system.
Integrated in to the consoles is a separate 100w confined subwoofer and three band tone control. Toggle the selector switch and they can now be controlled from any Apple or Airplay compatible gadget (iPhone, iPad, Mac and so on) The EGB2 and J2B2 both feature storage space for around 150 records already built in. The EGB2 includes a takeout minibar complete with gold-rimmed scotch glasses and storage space for 4 typical size liquor or wine bottles.
More ICFF highlights
ICFF 2016 will have expanded exhibition space, more on-the-floor programs, education by ASID, and a brand-new Emerging Designer pavilion. The brand-new programs will fill an additional 30,000 net square feet covering over half of the 3rd level of the Javits Center.
Last year ICFF introduced an expanded exhibit space to feature brand-new categories and design offerings with the introduction of the Luxe Interiors + Design pavilion. That structure returns this year and is almost doubled in size.
The success of the introduction of the Luxe Interiors + Design structure prompted us to not only continue the function, however double it for 2016, stated Kevin O Keefe, ICFF Event Director. By enhancing the square video, we are generating more than 100 exhibitors showcasing a mix of transitional and classic contemporary design brand names.
The ICFF exhibition floor has grown by 30 percent over 2015, as the Fair invites some 150 brand-new brands on 2 floors at the Javits Center in May, O Keefe says. Expect to discover exactly what’s exceptional and exactly what’s next in furniture, lighting, wall coverings, surfaces, cooking area and bath. Be presented to emerging designers from all over the world.