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Design events move to New York

No rest for the wicked! The design calendar continues from Milan, moving to New York in May for the ICFF and related design exhibitions. Here are some events involving Dutch designers. 

By Editor / 01-05-2009

During the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York, satellite events will be held throughout the city focusing on design. The events involving Dutch designers include: 

Droog: Secret Natures
16 May until 30 June 2009
Hidden clutter, hidden meaning, hidden functions and hidden value all become illuminated at Droog New York’s first event and exhibition since its opening in February. Visit the Droog store and view pieces by established and up & coming designers FormaFantasma, Chris Kabel, Nacho Carbonell and Luc d’Hanis & Sofie Lachaert.
Address: 76 Greene Street

Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetypes
16 May 2009 14:00, Museum of Arts & Design (MAD) Theater, Free with admission,
Presented in conjunction with the Museum's exhibition Object Factory: The Art of Industrial Ceramics, the Museum together with Design Onscreen present Hella Jongerius: Contemporary Archetype, a documentary exploring the design approach of the acclaimed Dutch designer. The half-hour film, created by filmmaker Amie Knox, explores Jongerius' design process through interviews with the designer and her assistants, the manufacturers of her designs and the curators and retailers who admire her work. The film screening is followed by a question and answer session with Jongerius and Knox.
Address: 2 Columbus Circle

International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)
16 until 19 May 2009
Dutch exhibitors include Van Esch, Eve Design, Bloom, Artifort and bERT & dENNIS.
Address: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

400 Years Later - Cite Goes Dutch
16 May until 14 June 2009
In conjunction with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and New York City’s celebration of the 400th anniversary of the founding of New Amsterdam by the Dutch East India Company, 400 Years Later - Cite Goes Dutch - will present objects by 23 emerging Dutch designers. Hosted by the CITE showroom through June 14, the exhibition is curated by Jan Habraken and Alissia Melka-Teichroew in collaboration with CITE, Wabnitz Editions Ltd and Josée Lepage. The products on display will draw an outline of the contemporary design coming out of the unique climate of The Netherlands.  

The designers featured include Studio Oooms, Frederik Roijé, Jorre van Ast, Dave Keune, Mirjam van der Lubbe, Studio Glithero, Ilona Huvenaars, Willem Derks, Sander Mulder, Lotte van Laatum, Niels van Eijk, Maarten Baptist, Susan Verheijen, Alexander Pelikan, Laurens van Wieringen, Wendy Plomp, Maarten Kolk, Christien Meinderstma, Anouk Omlo, Greetje van Helmond, Lucas Maassen, Studio Jan Habraken and Alissia Melka-Teichroew for byAMT Inc.
Address: Cite, 131 Greene Street

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