The special exhibit offers NYCxDESIGN-goers a second chance to see Brooklyn's talented design pool, which includes a handful of area rug designers, at the Jacob Javits Center in booth 2771. The Brooklyn Designs Pavilion, designed by Maiarelli Studio in close collaboration with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, will display curated highlights from the show.
The vignette will feature a variety of local designers working across various mediums including furniture, textiles, lighting, ceramics and accessories who exhibit the sophisticated craft and meticulous detailing that defines Brooklyn design.
Brooklyn-based Bole Road debuts its latest area rug designs (shown, Bana in cerise) at Brooklyn Designs and its ICFF exhibit located at booth 2771.
Brooklyn Designs was such a huge success, this year, highlighted by our change of venue at the Brooklyn Museum that it seems only fitting to continue the momentum of the show by taking our wonderful design community to ICFF," said Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce Acting President Rick Russo. "We are excited and honored to be part of this special exhibition and once again celebrate the creative economy by taking part in NYCxDESIGN." Included in the Brooklyn Designs at ICFF assortment is a new collection by Bolé Road Textiles called Omo Valley that is inspired by Southern Ethiopia's patterns and colors. The handmade range includes new sizes for pillows, euro shams, long lumbars, rugs and throws.
In addition, Susan Steinbrock Design, established in 2004, known for its colorful hand-painted scarves, original quilts and custom made rugs debuts a new collection of area rugs and wallpaper in playful geometric designs.
Textile designer Susan Steinbrock debuts a line of rugs and wallpaper based on her collages of colored paper at Brooklyn Designs, and takes the colorful collection to the show's pavilion at ICFF.
Susan Steinbrock debuts a line of rugs and wallpaper based on her collages of colored paper at Brooklyn Design.
At the Brooklyn Museum event, which took place May 11-13, show-goers also got to see works from the one-year-old Ama Connection, which creates Peruvian handcrafted home textiles, area rugs, prints and ceramics.
Ama Collection area rugs are reversible and made by artisans of pure llama wool.
Ama Collection debuted at Brooklyn Design 2018 in early May, showcasing its expertly crafted, globally sourced home accessories, rugs and prints, above. Below, the studio's reversible llama wool rugs.
Quiet Town, Inc., introduced Brooklyn Design-goers to its contemporary take on bathroom accessories.
The two-year-old company offers a line of shower curtains, (locally dyed and crafted), hooks and bathmats. Quiet Town's bath mats debuted new looks in two collections: the all-cotton hand-woven Mendocino kilim collection,which is crafted in India at a globally certified organic certified facility.
Quiet Town, a Brooklyn maker of bath accessories, introduced its assortment of organic, handwoven cotton bathmats at Brooklyn Design, hosted at the Brooklyn Museum this year.