We'll be publishing David Pinter's report of the NY Design Week 07 show soon so expect to get a great bank of photos he took from the several days he camped in the stands and shows. Meanwhile, we missed a deadline to get an overview paragraph or two about the show in BusinessWeek.com, so we thought we'd republish here:

We’ll be publishing David Pinter’s report of the NY Design Week 07 show soon so expect to get a great bank of photos he took from the several days he camped in the stands and shows. Meanwhile, we missed a deadline to get an overview  paragraph or two about the show in BusinessWeek.com, so we thought we’d republish here:

Are Design Shows The New Nightclubs?

Beyond some of the trends (delicate, playfulness, folded one pieces, hidden and orange(!)) we had already seen at Salone Del Mobile in Milan a couple of months back, the two things that stood out for us in terms of the exhibitors was, firstly the introduction of a European-style commitment to design by American brands; plus the dedication to sustainability (which put the southern-European show to shame).

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