Array Magazine, spring 2017

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WHAT’S NEW, WHAT’S NEXT The New York Design Center presented the record-breaking eighth annual “What’s New, What’s Next” on September 22, 2016. More than 7,500 professionals filled the building to attend what has become the design industry’s most anticipated event, which included more than 80 participating showrooms and upwards of 45 designer conversations, presentations, and panels from the industry’s top names, editors, and manufacturers—all celebrating what’s “new” and “next” in design. The New York Design Center partnered with 23 esteemed media publications and editors from Architectural Digest, Aspire, Atlanta Homes & Gardens, Cottages & Gardens, Dering Hall, domino, Editor at Large, Elle Decor, Esteem Media, Food 52, Galerie, House Beautiful, Interior Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, Magnifissance, Modern Luxury Manhattan, Metropolitan Home, New York Magazine Design Hunting, New York Spaces, Traditional Home, Veranda, and The Wall Street Journal. 2016 marks the New York Design Center’s 90th anniversary. This year’s WNWN celebrated the building’s continued commitment to the industry. The astounding success of this year’s event solidifies 200 Lex as a New York design institution—exemplifying “90 Years at the Center of Design.”

Dan Fink, Architectural Digest Editor in Chief Amy Astley, and Thomas O’Brien in AERO; Anne Maxwell Foster and Suysel dePedro Cunningham of Tilton Fenwick, Lee Cavanaugh of Cullman Kravis, Nick Olsen, Harry Heissman, Marisa Marcantonio, and Young Huh in Niermann Weeks; Elle Decor Editor in Chief Michael Boodro with Russell Groves, Alexandra Champalimaud and Adam Tihany; Windsor Smith with Stacey Bewkes; Allegra Hicks celebrated British Style and Design in Kravet; Philip Thomas, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club’s Nazira Handal, Matthew Quinn, Elizabeth Pyne of McMillen Inc., and Philip Mitchell in PROFILES; Hearst Design Group Editorial Director Newell Turner with Ann Gish in Global Views/Studio A; Daun Curry and Ryan Korban with Elle Decor Design Editor at Large Mieke Ten Have in CF Modern; Sarah Depalo and Claire Ratliff of Cullman Kravis, Jeanette Hubley-Lasher, Mercedes Desio and Alberto Villalobos of Villalobos Desio, Sasha Bikoff, Brooke Gomez of Gomez Associates, and Jenny Wolf with Dering Hall’s Dennis Sarlo in Odegard Carpets; Phillips Collection’s Jessica Phillips Penn with Tyler Wisler, Marc Blackwell, Andrea Sinkin, Melanie Calder Russo, Nicholas Calder, and Patti Carpenter; New York Magazine’s Design Editor Wendy Goodman and Georgie Hambright in EJ Victor; Alexa Hampton and Mario Buatta in Kindel Furniture; domino Editor in Chief Jessica Romm and Lisa Frantz of Marks & Frantz in The New Traditionalists; House Beautiful Editor in Chief Sophie Donelson and Mark D Sikes. Photos by Social Shutterbug/Matthew Carasella. 76

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