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ICFF 2011: Photo Galleries + Final Highlights

ICFF 2011: Photo Galleries + Final Highlights
Design

Take a virtual walk around the 2011 ICFF show at Javits and design week NY satellite exhibitions.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 30 may 2011

Missed ICFF or the satellite events during NY design week? Get caught up with our photo galleries documenting the show at Javits and exhibitions around the city.

2011 ICFF Gallery

2011 NY Design Week Events

Here’s a few selection from the gallery to wrap up coverage for this year.

Technical LED desk lamp prototype from NJ-based StudioLobot.

Maria Lopes documents people’s definition of consciousness on brain shaped cards. Her project The Consciousness Field started as a gallery installation and has evolved into a wallcovering prototype which will contain curated definitions from people around the world as well a blank ‘brains’ for people to add their own.

Philadelphia-based Mio introduced a new environmentally friendly alternative to flat ceiling tiles. The sculptural tiles are made of fire retardant -treated FSC certified cardboard.

Peter Stathis exhibited a new light for HumanScale called ‘Horizon’. It is the first desk lamp to use Thin Film LED technology. The lamp thickness is slimmer than the width of an iPhone.

Offi & Company showed the Half Pipe Desk by Eric Pfeiffer which takes inspiration from skateboarding ramps.

Mash Studios from Los Angeles presented shelving units made with a combination of powder-coated metal, fabric panels, and pine. The pine was carefully finished to look raw but has a stealthy protective finish.

ARXE from Spain had a great collection of refurbished industrial and theatrical lights. The canister lights retrofitted with LED lights are particularly cool.

NY-based Kikkerland had the most eye catching booth supporting their Mexico Design Challenge. The project invited 25 students from the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo to develop product ideas with a Mexican cultural reference. Kikkerland held a vote to decide which of the product prototypes would make it to production.

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