NY Weekly Events Calendar: 02.06.08

NY Weekly Events Calendar: 02.06.08

Jill Slater
Feb 6, 2008

Art & Design Events...


Launch of Shop by Tom Dixon at ABC Carpet and Home
  • US premiere of full Tom Dixon lighting and furniture collection
  • February 25th, 6-8pm, rsvp@abchome.com
  • 888 Broadway, E. 19th Street, 212.473.3000 x590

DWR's Champagne Chair Tour 2008


  • View the 50 winning chairs made of the foil, label, cage and cork from no more than two Champagne bottles
  • Februrary 12th, 6-8pm
  • DWR Brooklyn Heights Studio, 76 Montague St., 718.643.1015

"What Is Green Architecture?"


  • Lecture by Berlin-based architect J├╝rgen Mayer H in conversation with Andres Lepik.
  • February 7th, 7pm, Admission is free
  • Goethe Institute, 1014 Fifth Avenue (83rd Street), 212.439.8700


The Museum of Sex opens Sex in Design / Design in Sex


  • Featuring work by Shiri Zinn, Karim Rashid, Rhett Butler of Kiki de Montparnasse, and others.
  • Exhibit opens January 31st
  • Museum of Sex, 233 5th Ave., 212.689.6337

An Evening with the Campanas


  • Conversation with the Brazilian design team who take a low-tech, artisanal approach to design, employing sustainable, readily available and often recylced materials to craft high design.
  • February 15th, 6:30pm
  • Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, NYC.




French Furniture Sculptor Ingrid Donat

  • Exhibition of Donat's richly textured, limited edition, cast bronze furniture
  • Opening Reception February 21st
  • Barry Friedman Ltd., 515 West 26th Street


Dyson and IDSA'S 4th Annual Eye for Why Design Competition


  • Students from around the country to offer their best ideas on how to demonstrate new and alternative design solutions that simply work better
  • Entries due February 9th
  • The contest is open to students at any of the National Association of Schools of Art & Design-accredited degree programs or individual student members of IDSA.

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