to all members of the public.
“The feedback from attendees and
exhibitors alike has been overwhelm-
ingly positive—this year’s event was an
exceptional combination of high-end
international design, educational
topics and industry networking,” said
Kevin O’Keefe, ICFF show director and
senior vice president, Emerald Exposi-
tions. “We plan on using this positive
momentum to drive planning efforts
not only for ICFF 2019, but also our
ICFF South Florida event in December
Wooden furniture is regularly a
highlight of the show and Woodwork-
ing Network was on the scene. Check
out the slideshow above.
The show featured its regular Luxe
Interiors + Design Global Design
Pavilion, which showed off curated
designs and brands known for elevated
design. The British European Design
Group (BEDG) celebrated their 25th
year with ICFF showcasing 37 designers based in the UK. Handmade in
Germany, an exhibition featuring
contemporary hand-made items from
180 German manufacturers, craftsmen
and designers, offered another look
into international design. ICFF also
hosted VIA French Design, a four-year
exhibition traveling the world and
featuring 40 designs promoting the
French furniture industry.
Educational sessions were also
featured. From sustainability to
decorative lighting to color trends,
ICFF featured top-of-mind subjects in
33 conference sessions and presentations over the four-day period. The
American Society of Interior Designers
(ASID) and Metropolis magazine of-
fered a wide variety of CEU-approved
sessions, while the ICFF Talks stage
featured a full slate of design visionar-
ies and leaders sharing insight and
ICFF returns in 2019 from May 19-
22 at the Javits Center. ;
Tables, desks and chairs were featured at the Costantini Design booth #1563.
Wood tabletops with iron and steel
frameworks, a trending design, were
showcased by Carel Woodworks.
This Macassar ebony veneered pool table was
the centerpiece of Blatt Billiards’ booth #2920.
Distinctive sliced rounds of wood make for
striking tabletops on metal legs at Mark
LaCava combined rustic wood looks with
clean angular casework and metal legs.