Fifth Annual "What's New, What's Next" Design Event Today

Posted on September 19, 2013 by HFN Staff

What's New, What's NextNEW YORK-Now in its fifth year, the "What's New, What's Next" design event today at New York Design Center offers product introductions, lectures, book signings and meet-and-greets, as well as more than 65 participating showrooms.

Taking place from 2-9 p.m., What's New, What's Next list of events includes a book signing at Lexington Home Brands showroom at 3:15 p.m., when Carey Maloney will be signing copies of "STUFF, The M(Group) Guide to Collecting, Decorating with, Learning about, Wonderful and Unusual Things;" the presentation "An Intimate Conversation with [designer] Alexa Hampton," at Hickory Chair - Pearson at 3:30 p.m.; and "This is Happening," a discussion about the eclectic components that make up today's design, given in The Phillips Collection showroom at 7:30 p.m.

Thom Filicia will be at Sedgwick & Brattle's showroom from 5-7 p.m. for a champagne toast and open house, while Arteriors' founder Mark Moussa will celebrate the company's 25th anniversary in its showroom, including a champagne toast at 6 p.m. Global Views' Josh Jarboe, national sales director, will be at Global Views's showroom for the event, and which will include drinks and food. From 7:30-9 p.m., a Design Drinkup, presented by McGuire, will benefit Alpha Workshops.

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In addition, the building has also undergone cafe renovations and has added music to better serve its clientele.