NoHo Design District Event During ICFF In Satellite Exhibitions Throughout NoHo
New York, NY– NoHo Design District (NDD) – May (18-21), 2012. Co-producers NoHo-Bowery Stakeholders, Inc. (NBS) a nonprofit community benefit organization and SightUnseen.com magazine exploring the worlds of creative design, art, fashion, food, photography and more–launch the third annual four-day NoHo Design District (http://www.nohodesigndistrict.com/) May 18-21, 2012. Over 100 local and international designers, local merchants and area restaurants are featured with exhibitions at landmarked locations, temporary displays, pop-up shops – even some A-list parties throughout NoHo (btw: Astor Place/ Houston & Lafayette/ Bowery): See the map and listings for exact hours, locations and special events.
The 2012 NoHo Design District (Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/#!/nohodesign @NoHoDesign) coincides with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF). The @NoHoDesign provides a distinctive addition to the exhibitions at ICFF and offers an inside look into the edgy, multi-cultural avant-garde NYC and international interior design communities.
PRESS PREVIEW: An exclusive press event, held at The Standard, East Village Hotel – Friday, 18 May 2012 from 10AM-12PM the morning of @NoHoDesign gives journalists a critical ‘first look’ at the designers and displays ahead of the general public. Press downloads @ http://www.nohodesigndistrict.com/press.
Two central-hubs with info kiosks anchor @NoHoDesign: The Standard, East Village hotel (Bowery @5-Street), a sponsor of the event host a series of cutting-edge curated installations in their public spaces co-sponsored by Sonos that include: Hotel California designers, Makers & Brothers, Cool Hunting, Architizer and the Sonos Lounge–an immersive sound environment. The second hub 22 Bond (@Lafayette) host the “Once Removed” installation with designers Bec Brittain, Areaware, Chen Chen and Kai Williams, Fort Standard, DMY, and more.
Throughout the district American Design Club’s juried selection of young designers in ground-floor retail window displays enables @NoHoDesign to debut both up-and-coming and established designers’ newest creations. Experimental art, furniture prototypes designed by architects, new ideas in fabrication, innovative home furnishing, interior design accessories and fashion, objects of desire by Berlin Designers or glass stalactites dripping off candelabras as well as environment-friendly inspirations are some of what can be experienced @NoHoDesign.
The district’s local merchants, art establishments and nonprofit institutions including The Future Perfect, Partners & Spade, Oak, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Rogan, The Hole Gallery, Environment, The Culture Project, The Merchants House Museum, The Fourth Arts Block as well as more than 56 restaurants and watering holes are ready to refresh and stimulate.
The 2012 NoHo Design District (@NoHoDesign) event is an engaging and accessible experience for design lovers, centered across two NYC neighborhoods that have long been comfortable in their next-wave creative presence.
Key Sponsors and Partners:
2012 NoHo Design District is presented with the generous support of the following sponsors and partners: The Standard, East Village hotel, The Bowery Hotel, Sonos, Edison Properties, New York University, Cool Hunting, Architizer, Karlsson’s Gold Vodka, Radeberger Pilsner, American Design Club, Fourth Arts Block, Dwell Magazine.
For exact hours, locations and special events See the map and listings
About NoHo-Bowery Stakeholders:
NoHo-Bowery Stakeholders, Inc. (NBS) is a NYS nonprofit corporation. Its more than 250 members include residents, business owners, property owners, institutions and nonprofits from Broadway to The Bowery and Astor Placeto Houston St.in NYC. A Board of Directors and Board of Advisors oversee NBS, representing the area in a “community benefit district” framework characterized by an unusually inclusive, diverse and engaged membership. www.nohomanhattan.org.
About: SightUnseen.com Magazine:
Sight Unseen an online magazine launched in 2010 by editors Monica Khemsurov and Jill Singer take readers inside the worlds of design, art, fashion, food, photography and other creative disciplines, now part of the Largetail network of publications. Sight Unseen also curates exhibitions, produces events like the Noho Design District, and provides services for a variety of forward-thinking clients. www.sightunseen.com/.