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ICFF 2019 is an event which is set to happen in New York from the 19th to the 22nd of this same month. This event also has some relevant initiatives when it comes to Italian design, so today we’re telling you a little more about this event as well as some initiatives and luxury brands you can see there.
ICFF has been around for over 30 years and during those decades this event has successfully managed to attract a relevant crowd composed of architects, interior designers, developers and visual merchandisers who drive North America’s high-end interiors marketplace. This event managed to attract over 38,000 attendees and managed to double itself particularly in the past three editions. Right now ICFF 2019 is an international reference for many people involved in the many areas of high-end design either from the USA or form any other part of the world.
When it comes to highlighting Italian design in an international event, ICFF 2019 will bring forward once again an amazing display of the Italian art with ICFF 2019. This initiative will be organized by the Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Agency and will be featuring an enormous booth (2229-2325) featuring 19 premier brands that will be launching new products.
Among the main products set to be launched at this event at ICFF 2019 are elements such as decorative ceramics, new designer collections, large-format porcelain slabs and sleek sanitaryware. Some of the companies set to be present at the event include names such as Altaeco, Blustyle, Ceramica Vogue, Cooperativa Ceramica d’Imola, Decoratori Bassanesi, Emilceramica, Marca Corona, Mipa, Refin, Settecento, Simas, Tuscania, and Vallelunga.
This initiative will allow architects and designers to network and work together as well as enabling a chance for people to interact with the manufacturers directly. This will allow the visitors of ICFF 2019 who pass by this booth to be aware of how much of the Italian design influence is present throughout the USA.
The brand is known as the “Couturier of light ” thanks to all the attention, dedication, and detail they place onto any of their lighting designs. The Italian brand is a reference when it comes to architects, interior decorators, and lighting designers worldwide this company has become one of the main suppliers to many hotels in every corner of the globe.
This brand is yet another Italian reference to bring finely-crafted and customizable Italian furniture to the reach of everybody. Passionate about luxury furniture, Vito Italia is a good example of a brand that wishes to help its customers achieve the home of their dreams according to their needs by providing them with the best quality bespoke furniture.
A leading design company, founded in 1949 by Giulio Castelli and now run by Claudio Luti, Kartell is one of the symbols of Italian design around the world. A success story told through an incredible series of products – furniture, furnishings, lighting, home accessories – that have become part of the domestic landscape, not to mention actual contemporary design icons.
Covet Group will be represented at ICFF with a stand by Covet House that will incorporate pieces for all tastes from a variety of major design brands in the world, namely, Boca do Lobo, Delightfull, Brabbu, Maison Valentina, Circu, Luxxu, Essential Home, Rug’Society, Pullcast, Monsyeur and Foogo. If you want to take a look at luxury quality craftsmanship then this is a company you have to visit.
Illulian consists of an internationally acclaimed rug brand with over 50 years of activity, during which they never stopped growing and participating in several projects and partnerships alongside several prestigious names of the areas of architecture, design, and fashion. This consist of a successful family-run business, currently being headed by Shahnaz Illulian alongside her sons Davis and Bendis Ronchetti.
Wave Murano Glass consists of a small group of glass experts led by the glass master and production manager Roberto Beltrami. They work in a recently renovated furnace on the Murano island and are currently known as one of the top references when it comes to quality glass handling in Italy.