ICFF designboom mart new york 2012
ICFF designboom mart new york 2012 ICFF designboom mart new york 2012
may 21, 2012

ICFF designboom mart new york 2012

ICFF designboom mart 2012 light installation by takeshi miyakawa

bring a designsouvenir™ home from NYC’s ICFF!

this year, the eighth edition of the designboom mart held at the ICFF in new york presents 35 designers, from almost as many countries, who are introducing their new products to the marketplace for the first time.


the designboom mart is a unique interactive platform for emerging and established designers to test their new ideas. over the years, many talents have been discovered during their participation in the exhibition, and have gone on to become industry celebrities.

as part of the cultural program of the ICFF, visitors have the opportunity to meet with the young avant-garde, and become familiar with their work, getting a first-hand chance to talk and discuss the wares on show with the creators themselves.

you can see, touch, hear about and purchase many intelligent, useful and quirky items for a symbolic price. make sure to bring enough cash!

ICFF designboom new york 2012 participating designers

 johnny hermann
(mauro savoldi)


heart storming (chaemin shin, youngdoo park) korea heart-storming.com

(sungpil hwang)

(lana briscella, john briscella)

austria / USA
 bridge / central
(kenichiro oomori)

 peco mart
(peco nara, mimi lee)


nervous system (jessica rosenkrantz, jesse louis-rosenberg) USA n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com

 miss sinclaire
(lorea sinclaire)

 logical art
(yoo-kyung shin, hanhsi chen)

UK (korea / taiwan)
 le mouton noir & co
(george chia-chi lee, stella lichen lee, hyeonil jeong, fernando aguilar)

 abel design
(yoon sung-mun)

 revisions design studio
(michele dugree, janna lies)

 design studio labyrinth
(doron hajdu, carmen dullnig)

spain / israel / austria
 nail mountain studio
(seth nagelberg)

(jonghwan kim, hyunsoo kim, vitna kwon, soyeon yang)

(si-min oh, soo-jung park)

(han lee)

(nancy froehlich)

 knock of neverland (kon)
(yun seong kim, sung won kang)

 teev style
(james kim)

 alex garnett
(debbie glasserman, daniela gilsanz, emma gilsanz)

 jay saejung oh
korea / USA
 studio pulttitie
(hyerin jung, yong-sun bae)

korea / finland
 proyecto tres y medio
(diana arciniegas huertas, roberto acosta peralta, lina arango diaz, sebastian mendoza sarmiento)

(kenneth lee, xavier tsang)

hong kong
 speechless studios
(jessica phillips andersen)

(li chieh kao, tsu jung kuo, shin yu tsai, chih ching hou)

 yellow office
(dong sub bertin)

 benwu studio
(hongchao wang, peng you)

china / USA / UK

combo colab (carolina cisneros, mateo pintó) USA combocolab.com

 richard elaver

designboom mart booth #1866 ICFF (international contemporary furniture fair) jacob k. javits convention center 655 west 34th street


ICFF designboom mart 2012 LIGHT INSTALLATION by takeshi miyakawa

entrance into the ICFF designboom mart new york 2012 image © designboom

this year’s ICFF designboom mart 2012 features a special lighting installation created by japanese-born brooklyn-based designer takeshi miyakawa. composed of three undulating panels; two measuring 13′ long; one measuring 10.5′ long, all at a height of 3′, the sculptural work is suspended above the exhibition space. the hanging curtains of light draw their references from the aurora borealis and display designboom’s typographic logo, acting as a beacon amidst the expansive fair venue, visually defining the mart from the rest of the exhibitors.UPDATE – 5/21/12: for ‘I (heart) new york’, a separate  lighting installation during NY design week, takeshi miyakawahas been arrested and is being detained on felony charges of reckless endangerment and the placing of false bombs. read more and sign the petition to free miyakawa and protect the rights of artists.UPDATE (5/23/12): after his attorney filed a writ of habeus corpus, the court held a second hearing for takeshi miyakawa on may 23rd, where a new judge released him without bail. the artist’s court date against his initial charges is scheduled for june 21st, 2012.

takeshi miyakawa’s lighting installation suspended above the designboom mart image © designboom

the designboom mart bustling with customers image © designboom

miyakawa’s three panel lighting installation visually defines the mart exhibition while illuminating the space image © designboom

general view image © designboom

the designers themselves are on hand to speak with visitors about their work image © designboom

  • just one more day to go and visit ICFF in NYC.
    Hope you take time to visit bocadolobo.com on booth 1148!!

    See you there;)
    Juliana Guiomar | Boca do Lobo Team

    Juliana Guiomar says:
  • Looks funny and interesting! Great opportunity to showcase young designs.
    I wish I were at ICFF.

    May I invite you to visit [url=http://pinterest.com/camillajohnson] my Pinterest profile [/url] ?
    Let’s share ideas and inspiration like Design Boom does.

    Camilla says:
  • Pls, come to Belo Horizonte!
    You´re welcome here!

    fernando tourinho says:

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