NY Events Calendar: 07.16.08

NY Events Calendar: 07.16.08

Jill Slater
Jul 16, 2008

Art & Design Events...

AT Events:

• July is Green @ Home Month at Apartment Therapy
• August is escapes month on AT!

Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
• Five Architecture firms have built prefab homes in the parking lot next to the MoMa. Inside, prefab projects spanning the past 180 years fill the galleries.
• July 20th through October 20.
• Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd St.; 212.708.9400

IDSA and DWR present Ran Lerner
• Ran Lerner, designer of witty and functional design concepts in lighting, furniture and home accessories will present his work.
• Inside the Designer’s Studio, July 17th, 7-–9pm, tribeca@dwr.com
• DWR Tribeca Studio, 124 Hudson St, 212.219.2217

Chris Burden: What My Dad Gave Me
• View a 65-foot-tall skyscraper made entirely of toy construction parts.
• Through July 19th
• Rockefeller Center, 5th Avenue (49th and 50th Sts.)

Summer in Capri • In celebration of their new Capri themed wall finishes, Decorfin will have a night of Italian food, cocktails, and wines served in their showroom. • July 17th, 5-8pm • Decorfin Showroom, 227 East 57th Street, 1.800.617.8978

The Fourth Annual First LOOK
• Over 20 showrooms will be participating in the only annual contract product market in NYC. Food and drink will be served in each showroom. Win great prizes including a MoMA membership or a new Vespa.
• Tonight! 5-9pm
• New York Design Center, 11th, 13th-15th floors, 200 Lexington Ave.

Tapestry in Architecture: Creating Human Spaces
• Highlighting eleven intricately woven, delicately patterned works designed to complement contemporary public interiors
• Through August 14th
• Japan Society, 333 East 47th Street, 212.832.1155

Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe
• R. Buckminster Fuller, whose theories and innovations traversed the worlds of architecture, visual art, literature, mathematics, molecular biology, and environmental science and have had a deep impact on all of those fields.
• Through September 21st
• Whitney Museum, 945 Madison Avenue

Brooklyn Flea
• Over 200 vendors of vintage furniture, clothing and antiques alongside new designs by local makers of everything from jewelry to textiles.
• Every Sunday, 10am to 5pm (rain or shine)
• Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School on Lafayette Ave. between Clermont and Vanderbilt Ave., Fort Greene, Brooklyn

ABC Home Launches Earth Day Campaign
• ABC Home is partnering with 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Professor Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement on its Carbon Poverty Reduction Program. For every piece of goodwood furniture purchased at ABC Home, a tree will be planted in Kenya to replenish rapidly diminishing biodiversity.
• 888 Broadway, 212.473.3000

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