Weekly Sales & Events Calendar

Weekly Sales & Events Calendar

Aaron Able
Jun 3, 2010

THIS WEEK
• Makers Market Fair
• Jonathan Adler @ Brooklyn Flea
• Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk
• Renegade Craft Fair
• Bushwick Open Studios
• Kim Seybert Sample Sale
• The Future of Bikes: Bikes as Urban Transport
• M&M Design Gallery Sale
• Roberto Giulio Rida @ Donzella
• Poetic License @ Moss
• Wendell Castle Exhibition
• Fornasetti Installation @ Barneys
• Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial

details & 22 more below the jump…

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MORE THIS WEEK
• YLiving Herman Miller Sale
• OfficeDesigns.com Herman Miller Sale
• Rugs and Art Sale
• Décor Insider
• Pierre Frey Exhibition
• BoConcept Sale
• Dead or Alive @ MAD
• Wexel Art Sale
• Brooklyn Indie Market
• Traveler Sale @ The Container Store

COMING UP
• DwellStudio Sample Sale
• Thos. Moser Sample Sale
• Red Hook Stoop Sale
• Shandell's Lamp & Lighting Workshops
• Country Living's 2010 House of the Year
• BoCoCa Arts Festival
• The Future of Bikes: Bikes as Object
• Alvar Aalto Design Seminar
• Helsinki Design Week 2010
• Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen
• Origin: The London Craft Fair
• Affordable Art Fair NYC

THIS WEEK IN DETAIL
Makers Market Presented by Socrates Sculpture Park, in partnership with Alan Wanzenberg Architect/ Design, The Noguchi Museum and R 20th Century, Makers Market is a premier forum to experience the convergence of design and contemporary craft in an open-air marketplace. Over 50 American makers will be selling one-of-a-kind and limited production objects, including; ceramics, turned wood bowls, glassware, motorcycles, hand forged knives, tableware, jewelry, furniture, lighting, and more.
Socrates Sculpture Park | 32-01 Vernon Boulevard (at Broadway) Long Island City, New York 11106
PREVIEW BENEFIT EVENT: 6/4: 5pm - 8pm / tickets $50
6/5: 11am - 7pm
6/6: 11am - 5pm

Jonathan Adler @ Brooklyn Flea Brooklyn Flea welcomes iconic potter and interior designer Jonathan Adler to its first "Curated Corner" at One Hanson (aka the Williamsburg Savings Bank). Jonathan Adler will bring a selection of his groovy pottery and gifts for the home as well as select pieces of vintage lighting, which will be for sale in a special onetime-only booth in the landmark bank's majestic ground floor.
Brooklyn Flea at One Hanson Brooklyn, NYC
6/6: 10am - 5pm

Atlantic Avenue ArtWalk A free tour of open studios, gallery shows, and public art projects. Special events will be held all day and into the night.
MORE INFO: Online
494 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11217
6/5 & 6/6

Renegade Craft Fair Features 300 indie-craft talents from around the nation.
McCarren Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
6/5 & 6/6: 11am - 7pm

Bushwick Open Studios Includes over 275 individual studios, shows and events involving more than 500 artists in over 140 locations. This free annual festival invites visual artists, performers, musicians, designers and the public to celebrate creative expression together in the one of the most vital arts districts in New York City. Bushwick Open Studios takes place over 3 square miles, including parts of East Williamsburg, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Ridgewood. To unite the area, Informational hubs close to subway and bus lines will provide maps, promotional materials and information about studios and activities. Hubs include: English Kills, 3rd Ward, ISCP, Goodbye Blue Monday, Bushwick Supply, Lumenhouse, Palmetto AIR, Norte Maar, Camel, Famous Accountants, Wyckoff Starr, Green Rhino, Junto Meeting Place, and Fort Useless.
6/5 & 6/6: 12pm - 7pm

Kim Seybert Sample Sale Kim Seybert is opening her doors to the public for a rare sample sale of her designer lifestyle accessories — glamorous tabletop, bar and bath accessories to enhance your summer entertaining or to make the perfect gift!
37 West 37th Street, 8th Floor (between 5th and 6th Avenues) NYC
6/8 - 6/10: 9am - 7pm

The Future of Bikes: Bikes as Urban Transport As part of the Future of Bikes series, this panel discussion brings together a vibrant group of government agencies, urban planners, sociologists, and alternative transpiration organizations to discuss the role of contemporary bicycle on the urban landscape. Participants include Hayes Lord, Bicycle Program Director from the Department of Transportation and Paul Steely White, Executive Director from Transportation Alternatives. RSVP
MAD | 2 Columbus Circle New York, New York 10019
6/10: 7pm

M&M Design Gallery Sale Sale on our fine Tibetan hand knotted designer rugs. Contemporary and transitional designs, in various sizes, and reduced up to 75%. Designer labels we are not able to mention! Selection of wool, silk, hemp and linen qualities, eco-friendly and GoodWeave certified.
M&M Design Gallery | 226 Westbury Avenue, Carle Place New York 11514
5/29 - 6/11

• Roberto Giulio Rida @ Donzella 20th Century Gallery The art, sculpture and furniture work of the Milan-based contemporary artist inspired by Fontana Arte and the Murano glass masters.
Donzella 20th Century Gallery | 17 White Street New York, New York 10013
5/13 - 7/17

Poetic License @ Moss For its 2010 spring exhibition, Moss presents a gallery-wide celebration of rule breaking, envelope pushing and taking chances. Poetic License includes work from Studio Job, Maarten Baas, Patrick Jouin, Fernando and Humberto Campana, Oskar Zieta and many more.
Moss | 150 Greene Street New York, New York 10012
5/16 - 6/26

• Wendell Castle Exhibition Wendell Castle's groundbreaking unification of sculpture and furniture are showcased in the exhibition that will feature a group of 12 unique, stack-laminated wood chairs.
Barry Friedman Ltd. | 515 West 26th Street, NYC
5/6 - 6/26

Fornasetti Installation @ Barneys Fresh characters that have been added to the family of Fornasetti vases by Bitossi Ceramiche will be on display this month at Barneys New York.
Barneys New York | Madison Avenue & Sixty-First Street in Chelsea Passage on the 9th Floor
5/15 - 6/27

• Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial
5/12/2010 - 1/9/2011

YLiving Herman Miller Sale All Herman Miller products are 15% off. While all authorized Herman Miller retailers are eligible to hold the sale, only YLiving offers: Free shipping on all orders over $50, No sales tax.
6/4 - 6/14: Online

OfficeDesigns.com Herman Miller Sale All Herman Miller products are 15% off. Free shipping and no sales tax.
6/4 - 6/14: Online

Rugs and Art Sale Clearance sale of our diverse selection of area rugs: Persian, Indian, Gabbeh, Tibetan, Contemporary and more. Up to 80% off some pieces! Sizes from 3'x5' up to mansion size.
Rugs and Art | 492 Route 17 North, Paramus New Jersey 07652
6/1 - 6/30: Monday - Friday 10am - 8pm

Décor Insider Décor Insider is a newly developed online marketplace selling "to-the-trade" designer home furnishings at greatly reduced prices. Housing Works will receive a donation of 5% for all Décor Insider purchases made between 5/6 - 6/30.
Online.
5/6 - 6/30

Pierre Frey Exhibition On the eve of their 75th anniversary, Pierre Frey celebrates the birth of the company with an exhibition from the company's archives dating from 1935 to 1955.
D&D Building | 979 Third Avenue #1611 New York, New York10022
5/12- 7/20: 8:30am - 5pm

BoConcept Sale Save big on multifunctional designs for small spaces like the ottoman that converts to a twin bed, expandable dining tables and functional coffee tables with storage space and rising panels.
10 New York Metro BoConcept Stores
5/1 - 6/15

Dead or Alive @ MAD Showcasing the work of over 30 international artists who transform organic materials and objects that were once produced by or part of living organisms — insects, feathers, bones, silkworm cocoons, plant materials, and hair — to create intricately crafted and designed installations and sculptures.
Museum of Arts & Design | 2 Columbus Circle New York, New York 10019
4/27 - 10/24

Wexel Art Sale 20% off on all merchandise — even custom designs!
Online.
Now - 6/25

Brooklyn Indie Market 4th grand reopening of Brooklyn Indie Market (BIM), a weekly weekend market showcasing some of the freshest names in jewelry, clothing, handbags, kidswear, bath, silk screened men's t-shirts and product design.
Located on Smith and Union Streets in Brooklyn's Carroll Gardens — take the F/G train to the Carroll station stop
Saturday: 11am - 7pm
Sunday: 11am - 6pm

Traveler Sale @ The Container Store The Container Store is excited to introduce our NEW 2010 Luggage Collection of durable yet exceptionally lightweight luggage and travel organizers. Every item weighs 9½ pounds or less, which is crucial when trying to avoid those luggage fees — all on sale.
Now - 6/27

COMING UP IN DETAIL
DwellStudio Sample Sale DwellStudio products (adult, kids, baby and table) at up to 50% - 80% off retail! Duvet sets, sheet sets, cases, shams, crib sets and accessories will be available. Overstock of current styles plus discontinued styles.
421 West Broadway (between Prince & Spring) SoHo, NYC
6/11 - 6/20: 10am - 8pm

Thos. Moser Sample Sale Don't miss this opportunity to select from a large collection of floor models, one-of-a-kinds, not-quite-perfect and first-quality pieces at reduced prices. Our selection includes seating, tables, beds, sofas, desks, sideboards and cases. Browse, buy and take away unique samples that otherwise take 12-16 weeks to hand-craft.
1583 Northern Boulevard Manhasset, New York
6/11 - 6/13

Red Hook Stoop Sale Over 30 participants in a neighborhood-wide stoop sale!
MAP Red Hook, Brooklyn NYC
6/12: 10am - 6pm

Shandell's Lamp & Lighting Workshops Learn how to fit a lamp with a lampshade, revamping a dated lamp with a new shade, basic construction of a shade, and different things you can make into a lamp in a working lampshade and vintage lighting studio. FREE monthly workshops on the second Saturday of each month.
RSVP: thingsthatmakeyousmile [at] gmail [dot] com, or call 518.789.6603
Shandell's | 5916 North Elm Avenue (corner of Route 22 & Route 44) Millerton, New York, 12546
6/12: 9am - 11am

Country Living's 2010 House of the Year Developed by New World Home and designed by the Country Living editors, this historically inspired modular homes from the Country Living Collection will showcase compelling style and "green" products and features for every room. Free.
The World Financial Center | 220 Vesey Street New York, New York 10281
6/4 - 6/16: Monday-Friday 11am - 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am-6pm
6/17: 10am - 2pm

BoCoCa Arts Festival Brooklyn's Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens Community Festival.
MORE INFO online
6/18 - 6/27

The Future of Bikes: Bikes as Object As part of the Future of Bikes series, this panel discussion brings together designers of hand-built, mass produced, and alternative material bicycles to discuss the variety of process and practices found in contemporary bike design. Panelists Include: Johnny Coast, Owner of Coast Cycles, The Bamboo Bike Studio, and Steve Baumann, Industrial Design Director of Trek Bicycles. RSVP
MAD | 2 Columbus Circle New York, New York 10019
6/24: 7pm

Alvar Aalto Design Seminar The 6th Triennial seminar brings top names in contemporary design, featured in lectures and exhibitions to explore and discuss this year's theme of Creative Processs. The Alvar Aalto Design Seminar is arranged triennially, alternating with the Alvar Aalto Symposium and the Alvar Aalto Research Conference. 2010 seminar speakers include: Naoto Fukasawa, Ross Lovegrove, Inga Sempé, Hans Maier-Aichen, Monica Förster, Simo Heikkilä, Clemens Weisshaar and Timo Salli.
University of Jyvaskyla | Jyvaskyla, Finland
8/21 & 8/22

Helsinki Design Week 2010
8/26 - 9/5

Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen Counter Space explores the twentieth-century transformation of the kitchen and highlights MoMA's recent acquisition of an unusually complete example of the iconic "Frankfurt Kitchen," designed in 1926–27 by the architect Grete Schütte-Lihotzky.
MoMA | 11 West 53 Street New York, New York 10019
9/15 - 3/21/2011

Origin: The London Craft Fair
9/23 - 9/29

Affordable Art Fair NYC First-ever Fall edition! AAF NYC is the place to discover and buy works of art from today's hottest young talent and well-known names, with all works priced from just $100 up to $10,000. AAF is for everyone, including the art savvy collector and the first time buyer.
7 West New York | 7 West 34th Street New York, New York
9/30 - 10/3:

Image: Chapas Textiles @ Makers Market Fair

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