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AD Design Show Celebrates The Finest Interior Design In New York CityTuesday 5 March 2019
AD Design Show Celebrates The Finest Interior Design In New York City ⇒ The famous interior design event organized by the incredible Architectural Digest Magazine is one of the top leading events in New York City! With more than 400 luxury brands, every year the famous tradeshow introduces the best interior design trends to approximately 40 00 design aficionados through the worldwide leading interior design brands. Excited to know more about this incredible design event? Don’t worry, CovetED is going to unveil everything that you need to know about this amazing New York City tradeshow!
Created in 2001, the famous AD Design Show is one of the top leading events that set the ultimate interior design trends for the rest of the year! In here the world’s leading brands and the top interior design experts come together to create a curated design exhibition where you can find everything from unique furnishings, bespoke accessories and incredible lighting designs, to the top bath, kitchen and building projects from independent makers and established manufacturers. In every edition, the design tradeshow famous for having countless ways to celebrate the best of New York City design serves as the ultimate inspiration source for almost 40 000 interior design enthusiasts.
Produced by The MART and co-located with DIFFA’S DINING BY DESIGN, the interior design event is divided into eight inspirational sections: Furnish, Made, Refresh, shops, Dine, Lounges, Diffa’s Dining by Design NY and (of course) the Architectural Digest zone… This incredible space organization is the perfect solution to keep things well organized for all of its guests. Each visitor can enjoy the hall event or find directly what they can find top furniture brands or products that they were looking for.
With more than 400luxury brands, the AD Design Show is a wide-ranching event that offers a world of solutions and creative ideas to its visitors! “There are a lot of big brands that you’d expect here, but it’s kind of amazing how many smaller brands you can discover. It’s a free look as an architect at what’s going on in the world of design and what’s emerging right now” ( David Rockwell, founder & President of the Rockwell Group).In case that this is your first visit, discover what is behind the incredible New York interior design, through the city’s top luxury brands, incredible design stores, and showrooms as well as renowned interior designers! Shall we get started?
New York’s Top Luxury Brands
From fashion to interior design, New York is one of the main cities in the country that introduces the ultimate shopping experience! Whether is a small luxury boutique or a multi-level flagship store, every single interior design shop from the local furniture brands, is full of the best furnishings and lighting designs, as well as decor accessories and plenty of inspiration.
Created by three design enthusiasts, Modani Furniture’s collection has the mission to honor the designs of the past while reflecting this wave of design future, through unique modern furniture designs made with the best worldwide materials such as raw-edge acacia wood, stainless steel, nickel or aluminum, velvet, suede, and silk. Their inspiring furniture designs features sleek lines, architectural structures, exciting shades, and everything else to turn your home into a space that matches your own personality and style. From the art deco inspiration to mid-century modern designs, the Modani Furniture team focus on simple geometric shapes rather than the heavy ornamentation typically found in traditional or contemporary furnishings.
Is 3rd Avenue New York City, across Bloomingdale’s and Dylan’s Candy Bar, that we can find this incredible luxury furniture store where we can find a wide range of high-quality furnishings accessories, perfect for creating livable luxury environments. Since 1932, the Ethan Allen brand has been offering a curated selection of bespoke furniture and lighting designs for every single room of your home decor, as well as incredible interior design help by the finest experts!
Famous for their curated selection of luxury items for your home decor, the Jung Lee brand offers a unique retail experience where the clients can find some exclusive worldwide entertaining and decorations essentials. Located in the NoMad neighborhood, the luxury design store is a loft-like space that is organized in distinctive rooms such as foyer, formal and informal dining areas, a breakfast nook, a bar, a library, and a greenhouse with exquisite flowers and herbs ready to be wrapped and delivered.
Opened since 1961, this incredible furniture shop features six floors with furniture, lighting, and accessories sourced from around the world (with an emphasis on fair-trade and sustainably sourced goods) and presented in dreamlike vignettes conceived by the store’s talented visual team. Focused on craftsmanship, quality and integrity this New York City store wants to captivate and cultivate a healthy home, where commerce is a vehicle for insight and for action in the aid of creating a better world.
This luxury brand presents a unique selection of home furnishings, interior decoration and gifts perfect to create a highly individual style that fits in the luxury design market. Inspired by important historical references, the Flair Home Collection is an exclusively designed collection of lamps, furniture, home accessories and gifts inspired by a tradition of Italian craftsmanship tempered with inspired contemporary styling.
The classic American lighting and home decor store whose mission is to add real value to homes, buildings, and design projects. From the entrance hall decor all the way down to the back door, the famous New York brands provide lighting, hardware, bath hardware, and functional home goods custom made in their manufacturing facility in Portland, Oregon. In this incredible design hub, you can find the most talented American craftspeople that are truly passionate about their unique art.
Best Luxury Furniture Brands In The USA
A country like the United States surely features a wide range of interior design brands especially since it is becoming an increasingly well-respected interior design authority. Although the accessories brands have been a favorite for several years, nowadays the luxury furniture brands are starting to be the stars of the industry. Since the AD Design Show is one of the most famous design events in the country and in the world, you must know the top American homeware brands that surely influences the New York City tradeshow organized by the incredible AD Magazine.
Ralph Lauren Corporation is a global leader company that features multiple brands all related to design, marketing, and distribution of premium lifestyle products, including apparel, accessories, home furnishings, and other licensed product categories. For 50 year, the famous luxury brand has been offering top high-quality products in the design and lifestyle market, which include apparel, accessories, and fragrance collections for men and women, as well as childrenswear and home furnishings, compose one of the world’s most widely recognized families of consumer brands. Their home decor brand features everything that you need to create a luxury interior design… From simple decor accessories and bespoke furniture designs to unique bedding collections and customize services that help you create your own high-end design project, the famous exclusive brand is one of the top inspirations for a luxury design project!
This luxury furniture brand is an exclusive emotional experience, a sense of belonging and a state of mind. Their mission is to encourage sensational experiences by creating beautiful pieces which are passionately inspired and handcrafted by the best master artisans, experiences which pass on the feeling of exclusivity. their bespoke collection of exclusive products is the result of the collaboration of our team with the common goal to conceive pieces with the highest level of prestige.
The worldwide leading luxury marketplace features incredible furniture and lighting designs from the most curated interior design brands. Created by Michael Bruno in 2001, the famous luxury brand connects the world’s best dealers, finest shops and most important art galleries with sophisticated design enthusiasts. With more than 492 906 home decor products, their incredible selection features everything from seating arrangements, unique tables, lighting designs, storage products and decorative objects from the top luxury design brands, such as Boca do Lobo, Fendi Casa, DelightFull, Tom Dixon, Flos, among others.”With the 1stdibs, the doors of the world’s finest antique shops always open” (Kelly Wearstler).
Kelly Wearstler is an American designer famous for her multi-faceted, experiential residential, hospitality, commercial and retail design projects that also features her own expansive collections of lifestyle product designs. The renowned interior designer also has her own furniture design collection that surely captures her unique maximalist style! Her antique stool designs embellished with colored minerals, armchairs covered in long goat hair and fractured glass tables, known as the Kelly Wearstler arsenal essentials, were replaced with some striped marble and perforated metal furniture, monolithic heads and heavily patterned tableware.
The Covet House team has a clear mission to boost the creativity of the interior design community through unique marketing tools! Their offers range from a curated selection of contemporary designs from the world’s top furniture, lighting and accessory brands!
Knoll is a worldwide famous design company that for 75 years has teamed up with the most celebrated architects and designers to offer a creative, ground-breaking assortment of modern style furniture, textiles, and accessories. Whether you prefer classic mid-century design, or exciting new products for tomorrow, their vast selection of stunning furniture designs helps you create trendy modern spaces for inspirational home decor.
They revive design and inspirational art from the 40s to 70s, by bringing fresh classic lamps with unique color tones and materials that suits well its mid-century modern design. The unique mid-century modern lighting brand brings a fresh reinterpretation through trendy vintage lighting design.
Based in New York City the international luxury design brand collaborates with some of the world’s best interior designers and architects, such as Patrick Naggar, Jens Risom, Vladimir Kagan, Hervé van der Straeten, Chris Lehrecke, India Mahdavi, Eric Schmitt, Jim Zivic, Michael Anastassiades, Elizabeth Garouste and many more. The renowned luxury furniture, lighting and mannequin company has been recognized with multiple impressive awards like “Creative Innovation Award from Inner-City Arts” in Los Angeles (2013), “The Best in Furniture and Furnishings,” by Robb Report, “The Best Showroom” by Wallpaper, and a “Best of the Year in Interiors, Architecture, Fashion and Design” according to Interior Design.
The innovative mid-century modern furniture brand inspires their unique designs in important historical and cinematographic references from the 1930s and 1960s. Their unique vintage furnishing pieces are complemented with the mid-century lighting designs from the sister brand called DelightFull.
Founded in 1837, the American luxury brand is famous for its unique high-end designs in the jewelry business… However, the incredible luxury brand also features a unique home decor collection that can really upgrade your interior design project into a luxury living paradise. From elegant crystal vases to decorative flowerpots in sterling silver, their latest home decor designs are functional as they are stylish and beautiful.
Handcraft in Europe and sold worldwide, they re famous for remarkable high-end residential and hospitality projects spread throughout the world. They bring fierceness, strength, and power into an urban lifestyle, through their diverse range of furniture, casegoods, upholstery, lighting, and rugs designs. The contemporary design brand believe that sensory design is the best way to pass on a unique experience!
The global lifestyle brand is usually associated with the high-fashion world, however, the luxury brand also features a home decor collection, focused on unique rug designs, where they show their curated understanding of materials, colors, and textures. Their high-quality creations are relaxed yet luxurious, as you could expect. Visual textures (such as artistic watercolors and geometric patterns) and actual textures such as cowhides and distressed finishes set the collection apart as does its earthy color palettes which speak of low-key sophistication.
This luxury brand is one of the favorite inspiration sources to the renowned interior designers, architects and world top celebrities (such as Jessica Alba, Kendal Jenner, and Ivanna Trump) that are passionate about the luxury design! Sculptural lighting which ranges from industrial chic to marine-inspired, tables which take their style aesthetic from iconic twentieth-century designs and Brutalist wall sculptures à la Mark Weinstein and Curtis Jere.
Entirely dedicated to creating luxurious bathroom vanities and furniture designs, the luxury brand offers high-end solutions made with the finest material selection, combined with rare handwork techniques, contemporary design and assuring supreme quality. Recognized as a global brand, this one is known as the main reference in the worldwide luxury bathroom market, heightening luxury meaning and leading the market to new boundaries.
Founded by Vladimir Maistrenko, this luxury furniture brand is working with worldwide top furniture manufacturers from Italy, USA, Germany, and Spain. Focusing on luxury furnishings, lighting, and high-end design Vladimir started his business in Europe over 20 years ago. Over the past six years, his business expanded to the USA, bringing new stores to Miami and New York. As for future expectations, the company is planning on opening showrooms in Los Angeles and Chicago.
New York’s Best Interior Designers
To understand the beauty behind the famous AD Design Show you need to know a lot more than the top luxury designer brands in the city, and in the country… The renowned interior designers can be an inspirational source for many of the exhibitions in the event. Let us meet the best interior design experts in New York City:
The famous interior designer Jonathan Adler launched his professional career and brand after realizing that he wanted to pursue his first craftsmanship love: pottery, in 1993. Adler’s dream is to design all the products that someone needs to create flawlessly chic home decor. He creates luxe and livable interiors that fulfills all of his customers’ needs in a unique style. What started with a simple store in Soho is now a worldwide design company with multiple retail locations, a thriving e-commerce site, a full slate of residential and commercial projects, and a wholesale business boasting over 1,000 locations globally.
The interior designer founded his New York-based architecture firm in 1978! With the goal of redefining modern luxury through an equal emphasis on architecture and interior design, Marino’s work includes multiple award-winning residential, retail, cultural, and hospitality projects spread along the world. The interior designer is also known for integrating art within his architectural designs since he has commissioned more than 300 site-specific works of art. Besides managing his own interior architecture firm, and creating his stunning design projects, Peter Marino is also the chairman of the Venetian Heritage Foundation and a board member of the International Committee of L’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs.
After graduating from The New School, and with no formal training, Ryan Korban began his incredible career in the interior design industry with the creation of his unique aesthetics where the luxury style meets the old-world romance and urban cool vibe. Inspired by some of Monet paintings and Helmut Newton unique photographs, the interior designer is recognized for created stunning seductive spaces that redefines the traditional design. From fashion icons, film enthusiasts and renowned musicians, Korban has already designed dome luxurious interiors for many famous celebrities.
Founded by Glenn Pushelberg and Geroge Yabu, in 1980, the incredible design studio started with a well-defined focus on the interior design industry that they expanded into a multidisciplinary practice that features multiple layers of the human experience. The studio has two main offices in New York and Toronto and is responsible not only for creating architectural projects, landscapes, and luxurious interiors but also for creating unique lighting fixture, furniture designs and other decoration products that represent the clients’ personality, style and taste.
The American interior designer and architect founded the famous Rockwell Group, an interdisciplinary firm based in New York city that features more than 250 interior design and architecture experts. The award-winning architecture and design firm specializes in a wide array of work from luxury hospitality, cultural, and healthcare projects, to educational, product, and set design. From the big picture to the smallest detail, the story informs and drives the design, their secret to a successful design is to craft a unique and individual narrative concept for each design project.
The founder of the Aero Studios is an interior and home furnishings designer based in the stunning New York City. His incredible luxury design studio, which also functions as an interior design store, is one of the leading firms in the country and looks like an iconic home boutique. From private residences to commercial design projects, product design to brand and fine art consulting, his work for combining a collected, vintage elegance, with functional design ideas for ideal home decor.
Defined by exquisite craftsmanship and unparalleled high-quality designs, the interior designer is recognized for her distinctive aesthetics and creativity. Her bespoke collection consists of reproductions of her own treasures as well as original designs that are essential to one’s home decor. These are classic pieces that will withstand the test of time and we invite you to enrich your surroundings and reveal your own personal style.
The interior designer is considered one of the most respected talents in the current interior design industry. With an international history in his professional career, the renowned interior design style is a seamless blend of European classicism with American modernism… Every single design, whether it is some stunning interiors or a bespoke product, respecs the traditional foundations that he learned in his academic path. This incredible combination is what makes his designs so fresh! Michael studied interior design at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and in 1984 he continued his studies at The Victoria and Albert Museum where he learned everything about the antique business.
Best Designers In The Country
Now that you already know the top local interior design experts, it is also important that you know the top leading names of today’s interior design industry… That’s right, the following incredible interior designer’s list not only influences the country’s design culture but also plays an important role in the worldwide industry. Some of the best luxury brands that you can find in the AD Design Show inspired their unique creations in some stunning interiors, style or product design from one of these renowned names!
At the age of 24, Nate has created his award-winning interior design firm that has transformed countless homes around the world through his home collections, books, TV shows, and (of course) incredible design creations. He has become one of the world’s most recognizable interior designers, whose work has been featured in publications including Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, VOGUE, InStyle, O Magazine and People. The interior designer believes that each home should tell a story. What you love most collected and assembled in one place.”
Created in 1989, the incredible interior design and architecture firm are led by multiple renowned architects. From architecture projects, landscapes and unique interiors the firm has developed a reputation for innovative design and precision in applying construction standards. They offer some incredible interior design services, as well as custom furniture design and fabrication.
Also known as HBA, the global business firm depth of experience and detailed industry knowledge allows its interior designers (that are more than 1700) to create signature looks that follow the ultimate interior design trends. From independent contemporary boutique hotels, urban resorts spas, world-class residences, restaurants, and casinos, the interior design company results of as a unique and sensitive response to location, architecture and client vision.
The American designer timeless design philosophy combines European elegance with California comfort. He has been recognized in Architectural Digest as “Today’s Tastemaker” and has been named to most of the design world’s best designer lists, including the AD100, Elle Decor A-List, Robb Report’s Top 40, and the Luxe Gold List. The interior designer also received numerous honors including the Institute of Classical Architecture So-Cal Legacy Award, The Design Icon Award, and the Star of Design Award. Timothy Corrigan has also designed some incredible collections with several partners, such as Schumacher, PFM, Royal Limoges, THG-Paris, Fromental, and Samuel & Sons. He is currently developing a collection for Perennials.
The award-winning Los Angeles-based interior designer is one of the stars of Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Decorators” & “Property Envy” series and is consistently ranked as one of House Beautiful’s Top 100 Designers. Mary Macdonald is also a famous internationally published writer with her incredible design book “Interiors: The Allure of Style” from Rizzoli publishing. Her stunning product collections include a unique fabric collection for F. Schumacher & Company, lighting for Robert Abbey, rugs for Patterson, Flynn, and Martin, and furniture for Chaddock Home.
Last, but not least, we have the multi award-winning interior designer from Los Angeles that is recognized for his range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated and inviting interiors! Bullard is considered one of the world’s top 100 interior designers by Architectural Digest, featured permanently in Elle Decor’s A-List, and named one of the top 25 designers by The Hollywood Reporter. Thanks to an exquisite residential projects portfolio, the renowned interior designer has an A-list clientele that includes famous celebrity names, such as Khloe Kardashian, Kourtney Kardashian, Tommy Hilfiger, Cher, Ellen Pompeo, and Eva Mendes.
Top Design Inspirations From NYC
The current design industry is starting to be strongly influenced by the curated craftsmanship concept and de history behind every single product design… All of the top luxury brands, design showrooms, and stores are starting to present their unique collections in a more artistic way where the stand out is a unique masterpiece custom made by a skillful master artisan. What was a simple display in the past, today is a luxury design experience. I bet that in the AD Design Show every luxury design brand is going to follow this artistic move and display their stunning creations like a bespoke art curator did in a high-end art gallery! Here are some of the best places in New York City where you can search for the ultimate design inspiration:
Located in 172 Madison Avenue, this staging project between Tessler Developments and Covet House is one of the most coveted addresses for design lovers and interior designers in the Big Apple. Designed by Shamir Shah, this luxury design showroom is fully decorated with a curated selection of furniture, lighting, upholstery, and accessories from the best European luxury brands. The main mission of the Covet NYC is providing each guest the ultimate luxury experience through the nourishment of all five senses.
⇒ Address: 172 Madison Avenue, New York
The 8000 square foot space is one of the top mid-century modern and contemporary furniture showroom in town! The incredible design showroom displays a curated selection of stunning European designs combined with contemporary pieces from up-and-coming international interior designers. All of their unique furniture designs are created by the top leading manufacturers from Italy, Scandinavia, and America.
⇒ Address: 419 Park Avenue South, New York
This bespoke design showroom features everything from unique home furnishings and accessories, to vintage collectibles and antique collecting pieces. The Decor NYC Consignment Gallery offers unique inspirational design ideas through their high-quality designer merchandise. This is a lucrative and rewarding way to recycle the old furniture designs that don’t fit your new home decor… and who knows? this might be the place where you’ll find the furniture or lighting design of your dreams!
⇒ Address: 159 West 25th Street, New York
With more than 50 exhibitors, the new Design Gallery in New York City is a 45,000-square-foot space that features everything from a well-curated mix of antiques and contemporary offerings to lighting, art to rugs and tables. The gallery was created by the renowned architecture firm, Davies Toews, and includes a unique showcasing area for the distinguished manufacturers, as well as an innovative space where the retailer can host educational events related to the design industry.
⇒ Address: 269 11th Avenue, New York City
The 90 00 sqm space blurs the lines between residential and retail, home and hospitality… Everything is carefully thought and placed like it was a high-end exhibit for interior design passionates and professionals. This luxury gallery will help you understand all about the design world. How? Besides the incredible furnishings and lighting designs, there is a team of interior designers available to offer consultations. That’s right, they will show you everything that you need to know, including the brand’s entire library of fabrics, leather, furniture, and lighting.
⇒ Address: 9 9th Ave, New York City
Last we have one of the most famous galleries in the world… That’s right the Carpenters Workshop Gallery have their own little space in New York, where they produce and exhibit functional sculptures by international artists and designers. Every single piece that is presented in this bespoke gallery pushes the boundaries of the traditional artistic expression creating the most amazing limited-edition designs that are handmade from scratch. Craftsmanship is an important concept to this incredible design gallery. The choices are guided by the research of an emotional, artistic and historical relevance; a relevance that appears as a piece of evidence.
⇒ Address: 693 5th Ave, New York City
The interior designer from New York City founded in 2006 her own design studio where she displayed and worked in her famous lighting collections driven by developing industrial modular systems. Lindsey early discovers her passion for industrial design in her previous professional career in the renowned Smithsonian museum. The designer got her degree in Rhode Island School of Design and is still in love with the immaterial substance of light. Adelman’s work has been exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Design Miami, Nilufar Gallery, and BDDW, among others. Her private showroom in the NoHo neighborhood of downtown Manhattan can be visited by anyone, all that you have to do is to book your appointment right away!
⇒ Address: 1 Great Jones St, New York
USA Design Legends
Sure everyone loves an interior design by Kelly Westler, but the real question is who inspired this trendy young designer to become who they are? Who marked the boundaries of the interior design industry in the country? These three design icons are the most influential masters of interior design industry of the 20th and 21st century, and their names should be known by everyone who is in love with this beautiful art.
This American furniture designer and sculpture was an important figure in the countries design history. Recognized for his elegant and whimsical works, the furniture designer was an important figure in the American Studio Furniture Group. His designs were made in bold color palettes and unique materials, including wood, fiberglass, and plastic. Born in 1956, Castle studied at the University of Kansas, earning his BFA in industrial design in 1958 and his MFA in sculpture in 1961.
Later on his professional career, the furniture designer opened the Wendell Castle School in Scottsville (in 1980) where he taught his techniques of woodworking and craftsmanship. Today, his works can be found in the permanent collections of the Art Institute of Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.
Elsie de Wolfe:
Born in NYC in 1865, the interior designer was known as “America’s first decorator”. Even at a young age, de Wolfe had decisive ideas about design, and she resolved to make it her life’s mission to surround herself with inspiring interiors. The dark woodwork, heavy curtains and clunky furniture of their home were replaced by de Wolfe with luminous ivory and pale gray walls, light muslin curtains, an abundance of mirrors, floral upholstery and pale painted Louis-style furniture.
After her famous decoration project of the Colony Club (the city’s first elite social club exclusive for women), the interior designer became the most popular decorator of her time!
The interior designer from 1960 was famous for her bold interior design projects where she seamlessly married together design elements (chintz, hooked rugs, quilted textures, and overstuffed armchairs) with her creative painted floors. She was the first practitioner brought in to decorate the Kennedy White House, a position soon occupied by French interior decorator Stéphane Boudin.
However, you can see Parish’s design style in the Yellow Oval Room in the White House. “Innovation is often the ability to reach into the past and bring back what is good, what is beautiful, what is useful, what is lasting” ( Parish, 1990)
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