Array Magazine Summer 2016

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NEW Showrooms. 2016 new showroom new location opening soon

FAIR, Suite 601 FAIR is a new showroom at the New York Design Center that heralds a return of craftsmanship, technique, and a sense of community to the furniture industry. The vision of interior designer Brad Ford, FAIR furthers these values with a curated focus on high-end handcrafted design. It is modern, elevated work created by various artisans from both New York City and the Hudson Valley area of upstate New York, handpicked by Ford into one dynamic collection. Kelly Wearstler, Suite 816 Global interior designer and tastemaker Kelly Wearstler is renowned for her signature brand of unexpected, bold, and sophisticated design, and has revolutionized the look, feel, and meaning of modern American living. This season marks the debut of Kelly’s New York Design Center showroom. The showroom highlights her extensive furniture, lighting, and decorative home accessory collections inspired by her masterful mix of diverse materials, artisanal craftsmanship, and classic forms. Heirloom woods, mixed metal patinas, and hand-cut stones combine with a cultivated palette, clean lines, and sculptural forms to create a collection with Kelly’s distinct vision. A collection of modern classics, marrying form and function with unrivaled artistry and enduring quality. Leftbank Art, Suite 609 For over 40 years, Leftbank Art has provided the latest in art to the design world. They are bringing their line of over 8,000 pieces to the New York Design Center, including Original Hand Paintings, Giclees, Prints on Canvas, Plexi, Outdoor, Glass Framed, Shadow Box Art, and Murals. All of their work is hand embellished, bringing a realistic painted look to each image, offering a one-of-akind representation of their artwork. Their attention to detail and quality drive the manufacturing and creation of the artwork. Custom size options are available for most of the products to make sure that the artwork fits any size you may need. Their line is updated seasonally, ensuring the availability of the latest trends and styles. 72

Plexi-Craft, Suite 914 Plexi-Craft, the oldest and leading acrylic furnishings company, is proud to announce the opening of their new flagship showroom in the New York Design Center. Plexi-Craft was founded over 50 years ago in Manhattan and is excited to bring their exclusive Signature Collection back to the borough’s premier design showcase. The new showroom includes unique custom capabilities and collaborative collections with New York-based designers Alan Tanksley, Coffinier Ku, and Timothy Whealon. Plexi-Craft further tapped Alan Tanksley’s creative mind in the design of this new showroom.

AERO, 15th Floor Celebrating its 20th year, AERO is a fixture in New York City’s design community. Thomas O’Brien continually puts forth his latest finds and ideas in a revolving, imagined interior. The store houses O’Brien’s hand-picked, ever-changing selection of refurbished vintage modern furniture and lighting, antiques, fine art, tableware, accessories, and collectibles. In addition, AERO stocks the most complete offering of Thomas O’Brien brand home furnishings, both ready-made and made to order. It is the only place to find O’Brien’s custom AERO-label goods, from handcrafted, luxury upholstery, and lighting to trays, bedding, and favorites like the perennially popular AERO leather tote bags.

Seguso Murano since 1397, Suite 431 The Seguso family has been dedicated to the art of Murano glass since 1397, with 23 generations passing down knowledge, art, and passion at the highest level. MoMA, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are among 100 museums around the world that have Seguso glass in their permanent collections. Today Seguso brings together both tradition and modernity, offering the most comprehensive range of authentic Murano glass artworks. Lighting, furniture, accessories, and a wide range of custom capabilities are inspired by the rich creative heritage of Seguso glass, for the finest residential and commercial interiors.

BRADLEY, Suite 802 BRADLEY is an innovative, to-the-trade luxury furnishings company specializing in artisancrafted, American-made furnishings, lighting, and accessories. Distinguished by a range of materials and customized finishes—reclaimed wood, concrete, hand-forged metal, antiqued mirror, painted glass— BRADLEY is sold through major design centers and by design trade professionals around the world. In addition to its signature furnishings line, the Atlanta-based design and manufacturing company offers an extensive fabric library of custom-printed textiles, classic linen, silk, chenille, and bouclé, as well as fabric and wall coverings from established and emerging artisans. BRADLEY represents a growing roster of artists, positioning the company as a one-stop source for the design community. Jiun Ho at Dennis Miller Associates, Suite 1208 Celebrated San Francisco-based interior and home furnishings designer Jiun Ho will debut his luxury lifestyle line in a new showroom at the New York Design Center. In collaboration with Dennis Miller Associates, the new space will showcase Jiun Ho’s collections of furniture, lighting, and accessories, as well as pieces curated from selective complimentary collections. The showroom will highlight the Jiun Ho Collection V, created in celebration of his 15th Anniversary, as well as classic pieces that have become favorites of designers and architects. A global nomad with an extraordinary eye, Jiun Ho has traveled to 108 countries. His designs are inspired by elements of nature, architecture, and art. “I am so pleased to be opening a showroom in New York. My dream is to create a total design experience.”

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