« During the Fair’s four days, 145,000 net square feet (14,500 net square meters) of the Javits Center will bustle with more than 25,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, designers, manufacturers, representatives, distributors, and developers. Members of the general public are welcome on Tuesday, May 19 when the ICFF is open to all comers.
More than 600 exhibitors will display contemporary furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, and kitchen and bath for residential and commercial interiors. This assemblage of national and international exhibitors affords the chance to experience the most selective scope of the globe’s finest, most creative, individual, and original avant-garde home and contract products – handily and temptingly showcased in one venue.
The ICFF welcomes representatives from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Canada, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Israel, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Scotland, Senegal, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, U.S., and Vietnam.
Contingents will also make the annual quest to this celebrated design hub: Austrian Trade Commission, British European Design Group (BEDG), Design in Brussels (Belgium), Furniture New York, The Furniture Society (U.S.), German Design Council, i Saloni WorldWide (Italy), IDSA New York (Industrial Designers Society of America), Inside Norway, Interiors from Spain, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Scottish Development International (Scotland), and Thai Trade Center (Thailand). »
(Source: Metropolis Magazine. Photo: Jang won Yoon, « Blade« )