IFDA to Celebrate 65th Anniversary
May 7, 2012,
Claire K. Coleman
NEW YORK-The International Furnishings and Design Association, formerly known as the National Home Fashions League, will celebrate its 65th anniversary tomorrow when the group presents its 2012 Circle of Excellence Awards at the Union League Club here.
Industry luminaries who will be feted at the Circle of Excellence Evening of Distinction include Charlotte Moss for interior design; Kravet Inc. for industry resource & product design; Bard Graduate Center for education; and the Hearst Design Group of Elle Decor, House Beautiful and Veranda for media. Fashion impresario Simon Doonan and designer Jonathan Adler will be the masters of ceremonies.
A portion of the evening's profits will benefit the IFDA Educational Foundation, which distributes grants and scholarships for students and professionals in the furnishings and design field.
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