SPRING 2013 EVENTS JANUARY 24 6pm
Thursday, January EXHIBITION OPENING BFA Thesis Projects, Winter 2013
Tuesday, March LECTURE Letting it All Hang Out
This exhibition features the work of 15 NYSID BFA candidates who completed their thesis projects in December 2012. They are Valli Aleman, JinSoo An, Nitcole Barthelme, Jessica Serrano Capurro, Weishan Chan, Melissa Christopherson, Stuart Clarke, Zarina Gabaraeva, Dohwe Gu, Na Young Kang, Gyeonghee Kil, Alison Jennison, Nadine Lynch, Zisi Kurzer-Naimark, and Katie Whalen.
What to do with those blank walls? Come see the exhibit of limited edition posters from Lincoln Center’s Vera List Project. Then hear top designers and a frame specialist tell you everything you need to know about decorating with interesting and affordable art.
NYSID Gallery, 161 East 69th Street, NYC. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm. The exhibition will be on view through February 22, 2013.
Wednesday, January LECTURE Ezra Stoller Photographs Interiors
A great photographer can make beautiful spaces look even more so. Erica Stoller and Akiko Busch, co-authors of the new book Ezra Stoller: Photographer (Yale University Press, 2012), will show how the legendary architectural photographer Ezra Stoller did it, with published and unpublished photos from some of his celebrated projects including Frank Lloyd Wright’s Fallingwater and Mies van der Rohe’s Seagram Building. NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, visit nysid.edu/publicprograms or call (212) 472-1500 x405.
Thursday, January 6:30pm PANEL DISCUSSION The Textured Interior: Fabric Design of D.D. and Leslie Tillett and the Next Generation Museum of the City of New York (MCNY) and NYSID are co-hosting a special evening on how contemporary textile designers, fabric houses, and interior designers are approaching their work and building on the legacy of D.D. and Leslie Tillett, who recently had an exhibition at MCNY. Speakers include Steven Stolman, president of Scalamandre Fabrics; textile designer Lori Weitzner; and interior designer Susan Zises Green. Moderated by MCNY curator Donald Albrecht and Judith Gura, author and NYSID faculty member.
Co-hosted by NYSID and New York Design Center (NYDC), 200 Lexington Avenue at 33rd Street, NYC. FREE. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 472-1500 x405.
THE DECORATORS CLUB EDUCATION FUND, INC. The Jaqueline Beymer Lecture Series Modern Women: Visionaries of Design Wednesday, March 6
Wednesday, March 20
Suzanne Belperron: “My Style is My Signature” Presented by Nico Landrigan, Verdura
Ruby Ross Wood: The Wit, Wisdom & Worldly Rooms of Ruby Ross Wood Presented by Mitchell Owens, Architectural Digest Tickets: $30 in advance, $35 at the door (cash or check only); series tickets also available. To purchase tickets,visit www.thedecoratorsclub.org.
APRIL 10 6pm
Wednesday, April PANEL DISCUSSION Nothing Like Home: Designing the Hotel Experience
From old-world elegant to barefoot casual, hotels have always sought to create a unique experience for guests. Designers and a hotel historian will bring to life some classic examples and some cutting edge ones. Panelists include hotel historian Stanley Turkel, architect Todd Lee, FAIA, and senior designer Jon Kastl of Champalimaud Design. Moderated by Judith Gura, author and NYSID faculty member.
Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue, NYC. Tickets: $12 for general public, $8 for seniors and students, $6 for MCNY members and NYSID community (enter NYSID1030 at checkout). Purchase tickets at mcny.org or call 917-492-3392.
NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, visit nysid.edu/publicprograms or call (212) 472-1500 x405.
Thursday, April The Sally Henderson Memorial Lecture on Green Design Emily Pilloton: Tell Them I Built This
Wednesday, February 6pm PANEL DISCUSSION Timeless Principles of Design: Is The Decoration of Houses, the Seminal Design Manual by Edith Wharton and Ogden Codman, Jr., Still Relevant? Join us as Richard Guy Wilson, noted architectural historian and author of Edith Wharton at Home, leads a discussion exploring the enduring principles of good, livable design through an examination of Edith Wharton’s and Ogden Codman’s 1897 treatise The Decoration of Houses. Panelists include design historian and author Pauline C. Metcalf, interior designer and author Charlotte Moss, and Architectural Digest editor and author Mitchell Owens. Co-presented by NYSID and The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home. Discussion followed by a reception and book signing. NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $20 general public, NYSID students and Mount National Committee members are FREE. To purchase tickets in advance, visit nysid.edu/publicprograms or call (212) 472-1500 x405.
Tuesday, February LECTURE Mohammed Ayoub: Designing Healthier Hospitals
Mohammed Ayoub—NYC studio lead design principal and associate vice president at HDR Architecture Inc. — will talk about new approaches to healthcare design and how it is being implemented in recent supersize and supermodern projects such as the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi and others in Saudi Arabia as well as hospitals being developed in the US. In 2011, Ayoub received Building Design + Construction magazine’s prestigious 40 Under 40 award and he is well regarded for his dynamic and thought-provoking designs. NYSID Graduate Center, 401 Park Avenue South at 28th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, visit nysid.edu/publicprograms or call (212) 472-1500 x405.
Emily Pilloton is founder and executive director of Studio H, a non-profit charitable organization that supports, inspires, and promotes humanitarian and life-improving product design initiatives for humanity, habitats, health, and happiness. Trained in architecture (at the University of California, Berkeley) and product design (at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago), Pilloton believes in design as an honest process of building and activism for community benefit. She has appeared on the TED stage and on The Colbert Report, and has authored the books Design Revolution and Tell Them I Built This. This lecture is in conjunction with NYSID’s Green Design Awards, an annual event that acknowledges individuals and businesses who have made outstanding contributions toward advancing the cause of sustainable design. NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. FREE.
Tuesday, May EXHIBITION OPENING BFA Spring Thesis Projects
Graduating BFA students will present their final thesis projects, which are hypothetical designs based on the adaptive reuse of existing buildings. NYSID Gallery, 161 East 69th Street, NYC. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm. The exhibition will be on view through August 9, 2013.
Wednesday, May EXHIBITION OPENING MFA & MPS Spring Thesis and Capstone Projects
A range of thesis projects will be on view from graduates of the professionallevel MFA-1 program, the post-professional MFA-2 program, as well as capstone projects from graduates of the MPS programs in Healthcare Interior Design, Sustainable Interior Design, and Interior Lighting Design. NYSID Graduate Center, 401 Park Avenue South, 2nd floor, NYC. The exhibition will be on view through August 9, 2013; by appointment only.