Metropolis Magazine reports that despite the splitting off of trade shows last month, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair broke their attendance records, with 17% more people showing up at the Javits Center.
"North American consumers are becoming increasingly design-savvy," says GLM's Phil Robinson. As if to prove the point, Mayor Bloomberg named this year's ICFF week "Design Week" for the first time ever. Next year, ICFF is already planning a spinoff of it's own. Dubbed ICFF:IINY, it will feature "traditional interiors companies from around the world." MGR