MARK YOUR CALENDARS: March 19–22 at New York City’s Piers 92 & 94
The 2015 Architectural Digest Home Design Show Expands to Two Locations; Delivers New Programming, Special Events, and Installations; and Features 400+ Premium Luxury Brands.
The Architectural Digest Home Design Show, the premier U.S. luxury design fair, is set to run from March 19–22, 2015, at New York City’s Piers 92 & 94, 55th Street and Twelfth Avenue. The show explores the world of design through inspiring installations, high-caliber programming, exciting special events, and more.
The show, open to both the design trade and consumers, has expanded this year, taking over adjacent spaces Pier 92 and Pier 94, together with DIFFA’s (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS) showstopping DINING BY DESIGN. Popular areas such as Furniture & Furnishings, MADE, the SHOPS, and reFRESH will each feature a notably larger roster of new talent in addition to returning exhibitors like Scavolini, Ligne Roset, Orley Shabahang, PELLE, Asher Israelow, Calico Wallpaper, Boca do Lobo, Delightfull, Brabbu and Koket.
Show highlights include:
Exhibitions by a diverse range of 400+ brands in the luxury home market— from Fortune 500 companies to artisanal studios.
More than a dozen new complimentary panels and talks by leading talents in 21st-century design, including a keynote presentation by Architectural Digest Editor in Chief Margaret Russell and the celebrated New York Times Design Series.
New international exhibitors from the Netherlands, Turkey, Italy, and France.
MADE—a juried show-within-a-show featuring artists and designers with limited-edition, custom, and one-of-a-kind objects and furnishings— welcomes 69 new exhibitors. It will be a showcase of talent from around the country (Austin, Brooklyn, Detroit, Nashville, Providence, Seattle, and more) and around the world. An expanded Los Angeles contingent at MADE will include Eric Trine, Parachute Home, Wolfum, 100xbtr, Brendan Ravenhill, Ria Leigh, Elyse Graham, BROOK&LYN, Mimi Jung, and Lewis Mauk. Additionally, more than 30 businesses exhibiting are women-owned or -run.
Furniture & Furnishings is expanding its coverage of contemporary and classic furniture, rugs, lighting, textiles, smart electronics, art, and more. New and returning exhibitors include The Future Perfect, Dorya USA, Sonance, Martha Sturdy, Hubbardton Forge, Townsend Design, Valitalia, Marc Phillips Rugs, and more.
reFRESH features the largest collection of luxury kitchen, bath, and building products in North America. The section comprises more than 130 brands with products that include state-of-the-art kitchen appliances; cabinetry; hard surfaces; wall coverings; lighting; sink, shower, and tub fittings; windows and doors; and more. Among the new exhibitors are Bauformat, Rohl, and Visser Closets, to name a few.
A range of new show amenities, including two show lounges, new gourmet food purveyors in special areas on the show floor, and the SHOPS retail section, which offers products available for immediate purchase.
DIFFA’s celebrated DINING BY DESIGN exhibit is expanding and relocating to Pier 92. A portion of the proceeds from all Architectural Digest Home Design Show ticket sales will benefit DIFFA.