Array Magazine - Spring 2016

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Events at 200 Lex A look at a few recent celebrations.

What’s New, What’s Next The New York Design Center presented the record-breaking seventh annual “What’s New, What’s Next” on September 17, 2015. Over 6,500 guests filled the building for what has become the design industry’s most anticipated event. The benchmark event celebrated over 70 participating showrooms’ new products and the best names in design. 200 Lex partnered with 21 esteemed media publications and editors from 1stdibs, Apartment Therapy, Architectural Digest, Dering Hall, domino, Elle Decor, House Beautiful, interiors, Interior Design, Lonny, Luxe Interiors + Design, Metropolis, MyDomaine, New York Cottages & Gardens, New York Magazine Design Hunting, New York Spaces, Town & Country, Traditional Home, Veranda, Wallpaper, and The Wall Street Journal, who hosted engaging designer conversations, presentations, and panels throughout the day. Attendees gained insight into the industry’s latest trends while mingling with top editors, manufacturers, and designers.

Sophie Donelson, House Beautiful Editor in Chief, with Ellie Cullman, Cullman & Kravis; Jason Phillips of Phillips Collection moderated a panel with Young Huh, Ashlina Kaposta, Carlton Varney, Anthony Baratta, and Michael Fischer; 200 Lex President & CEO Jim Druckman with designer Charlotte Moss and Clinton Smith, Veranda Editor in Chief; DESIRON’s Frank Carfaro with designers Bennett Leifer and Jon Call; Mariette Himes Gomez, Celerie Kemble, and Suzanne Kasler; Design Consultant Jill Cohen and Connecticut Cottages & Gardens’ Editorial Director DJ Carey with designers Jessie Carrier, Mara Miller, Ray Booth, and Greg Tankersley; Sarah Medford, WSJ Magazine contributing Design Editor, with designer Reagan Hayes and artist Bradley Theodore; Editorial Director of Hearst Design Group Newell Turner with Eleanor Niermann of Niermann Weeks; Editor at Large interviews Betty Halbreich of Bergdorf Goodman; Amy Fine Collins with Elle Decor’s Mieke ten Have and Michael Boodro, and Baker Furniture’s Melanie Turner; Michael Vanderbyl and Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief of Interior Design; designer Jay Jeffers, Arteriors founder Mark Moussa, and Mat Sanders, Editorial Director of MyDomaine; designers Christopher Coleman, Kathryn Scott, Kati Curtis, and Neal Beckstedt; Brad Ford in new showroom FAIR. Photos by Social Shutterbug/Matthew Carasella and Will Ragozzino. 76

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