The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

Aaron Able
Apr 22, 2010

• Art Nouveau & Art Deco Poster Preview
• DYAD Open Studio
• Goodwill Denim Drive
• John Robshaw Textiles Final Sale
• DESIGNLUSH Sample Sale
• Robert Abbey Special @
• AVENUE on Park Style & Design Show
• Spring Handmade Cavalcade
• BRIDES Newlywed Nest Showhome
• Pioneering Design: Michael Maharam & Maira Kalman
• Dead or Alive @ MAD
• UnFramed 2010
• Paola Lenti Summer Sale
• Modernica Sale
• Rejuvenation Sale
• Andre Originals Grand Opening
• DWR Moving Sales
• Artemide Sale

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• Ochre Spring Sample Sale
• New York Design Center Sample Sale
• Molteni&C and Dada Floor Sample Sale
• Artemide Sale @
• King's Road Home Sale
• Collecting Currently @ Brooklyn Museum
• Green Up Shop
• Container Store's Organization Sale
• Amenity Home Sample Sale
• Brooklyn Indie Market
• Moroso & Foscarini
• Elly Nelly Sale
• Westport Modern
• Tim Burton Retrospective

• Ligne Roset Sample Sale
• Jonathan Adler Spring Awakening
• Kips Bay Decorator Show House
• Fort Greene Association House Tour
• Modernist Poster Auction
• Housing Works Design on a Dime
• The Pratt Show
• Cooper-Hewitt National Design Triennial
• Pierre Frey Exhibition
• Knoll Warehouse Sale
• Roberto Giulio Rida @ Donzella
• STRAIGHTFORWARD New Finnish Design
• Noho Design District
• Dune / "Enamored"
• BoCoCa Arts Festival
• Helsinki Design Week 2010
• Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen
• Origin: The London Craft Fair

Art Nouveau & Art Deco Poster Preview Poster Auctions International will offer more than 500 lots of rare, vintage posters in its 50th semi-annual auction of Art Nouveau and Art Deco masterpieces. As this is its Golden Anniversary auction, only the world's finest and most important posters were chosen to be in this sale, gathered from some of the most prestigious private collections from around the globe.
Poster Auctions International | 601 W. 26th Street, 13th Floor
New York, New York 10001
FREE, PUBLIC VIEW: 4/9 - 5/1
AUCTION: 5/2: 11am

DYAD Open Studio show some new work, celebrate the completion of my new website (launching this weekend) and the upcoming design season.
DYAD | 236 Van Brunt Street (between Delevan and Commerce) Redhook, Brooklyn, New York 11231
4/24: 2pm

• Goodwill Denim Drive Join Danny Seo and the Real Housewives JIll Zarin, Kelly Bensimon and Countess De Lesseps as they encourage New Yorkers to donate denim to Goodwill —
old denim is the #1 resold item at Goodwill and they desperately need to jeans to raise money for their charitable works. The first 100 people who dontate denim will receive a $25 JCPenney gift card for their old jeans.
JCPenney Manhattan Mall | 100 W 33rd & Sixth Avenue New York, New York
4/24: CELEBRITY KICK-OFF: 9am - 10:30am DENIM DRIVE: 9am - 6pm

John Robshaw Textiles Final Sale Sale items are an additional 15% off.
Now - 4/23

DESIGNLUSH Sample Sale Up to 50% off sofas, chairs, rugs, lighting, outdoor and more.
New York Design Center | 200 Lexington Ave. Suite 415 (between 32nd & 33rd)
4/21 - 4/24: 10am - 6pm

Robert Abbey Special @ Free Cricket Lamp with Robert Abbey purchase of $300 — including designs by Jonathan Adler.
Now - 4/30

AVENUE on Park Spring Style & Design Show A boutique-style design and decoration event featuring a veritable whos's who of prestigious dealers with exquisite antiques, estate and contemporary jewelry, decorative objets d'art, vintage prints, Chinese export porcelain, English ceramics, silver, fine art and vintage couture.
Avenue on Park | 583 Park Avenue (between 63rd and 64th Street)
4/23 & 4/24: 11am - 7:30pm
4/25: 1:30pm - 6pm

Spring Handmade Cavalcade Second-annual handmade shopping event Spring Handmade Cavalcade.
Berry Park | 4 Berry Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
4/24: 10am - 5pm

BRIDES Newlywed Nest Showhome BRIDES magazine comes to life and inspires pre-engaged, engaged and newlywed couples with ideas for their homes. Interior designer Inson Dubois Wood's transformation of an eco-luxury two-bedroom triplex apartment into a stylish, attainable and sustainably-chic space where you'll genuinely feel at home.
BRIDES Newlywed Nest Showhome | 311 East 11th Street PH2
4/24 - 5/22: free and open to the public on Saturdays & Sundays from 11am - 4pm

• Pioneering Design: Michael Maharam & Maira Kalman Michael Maharam, whose multidisciplinary company brings to the forefront the work of fine artists, graphic, and industrial designers. Joining Michael is Maira Kalman, award-winning artist, illustrator, product designer and chronicler of daily life in New York City. Together they have collaborated to produce clever, witty, whimsical fabrics and digital art for use in contract and residential applications. The evening will focus on their collective and independent collaborations, given their prestigious careers. TICKETS: $50 in Advance / $60 at the Door
92nd Street Y Tribeca | 200 Hudson Street, NYC
4/26: Cocktails 6pm - 6:30pm, Presentation 6:30 - 7:30pm, Reception 8pm - 9pm

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

UnFramed 2010 Unframed 2010 — hosted by Kenny Scharf, Margaret Russell, and Nicole Miller, and presented by Elle Decor, B&B Italia, and Manhattan House — is being curated by Neville Wakefield. Leading artists contribute unique series or editions for sale at unbelievably low prices (starting at $100). Also up for auction this year, a Manhattan chair from B&B Italia that has been customized by famed artist Kenny Scharf. Bidding for the chair begins on, with all proceeds going to ACRIA: AIDS Community Research Initiative of America. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at the door only.
Manhattan House | 200 E. 66th Street New York, New York 10065
4/29: 6pm - 9pm

• Paola Lenti Summer Sale In preparation for the ICFF Paola Lenti exhibit, current floor models will be 20-50% off including the Outdoor Aqua furniture and flooring collection, felt rugs, sofas, pillows, and ottomans.
Karkula | 48 Walker Street (between Church and Broadway) New York, New York 10013
4/15 - 4/26

Modernica Sale Free shipping and no tax on all Modernica Case Study beds including all single, full, queen, standard + California kings, with both metal or bentwood legs.
4/19 - 4/30

Rejuvenation Sale Save $50 on every $250 purchase OR Take $100 off every $500 spent.
4/12 - 5/18

Andre Originals Grand Opening The first time Andre Originals will be open to the public in its 57 year history. Factory direct, custom made designer furnishings. Exclusive to public at Andre Originals factory showroom. 10% off running items during the Grand Opening. Showroom will feature up to 50% off closeouts and designer samples regularly.
Andre Originals | 970-4 New Brunswick Avenue Rahway New Jersey 07065
4/12 - 4/23

• DWR Moving Sales Our Tribeca Studio is packed with floor samples, and our Tools for Living store on Wooster Street in SoHo is stocked with nifty home accessories (many still in the box) that we need to sell before we move from these locations. Get up to 30% off everything in these locations. Stop by today for the best selection in seating, dining, bedroom, accessories and outdoor products, before it's all gone.
Tribeca Showroom | 124 Hudson Street New York New York 10013
Tools For Living Showroom | 142 Wooster Street New York New York 10012

Artemide Sale 30% off list prices on select items, as well as free shipping.
Artemide New York Showrooms and Online
New York | 46 Greene Street New York, New York 10013
4/10 - 5/10

Ochre Spring Sample Sale 30-40% off Ochre furniture, lighting and accessories.
Ochre | 462 Broome Street NYC, 10013
3/29 - 4/30

• New York Design Center Sample Sale The NYDC will open its doors and offer a rare opportunity for the public to shop trade-only resources for four days only. Furniture for the living room, bedroom, dining room, lighting, carpets, flooring, bath fixtures and fabric, accessories and more will all be available.
The New York Design Center | 200 Lexington Avenue (between 32nd and 33rd) New York, New York 10016
DESIGNER PREVIEW: 4/21: 9am - 6pm
OPEN TO PUBLIC:4/22: 9am - 6pm
OPEN TO PUBLIC:4/23: 9am - 5pm
OPEN TO PUBLIC:4/24: 10am - 5pm

Molteni&C and Dada Floor Sample Sale An extraordinary opportunity to purchase Molteni&C floor samples and Dada kitchens at great discount.
60 Greene Street New York, New York 10012
4/8 - 4/25

Artemide Sale @ Save 30% off list prices on select products by Artemide.
4/10 - 5/10

King's Road Home Sale Renovation clearance sale — all floor samples are 25-75% off.
King's Road Home | 42 Wooster Street (between Broome & Grand Streets) SoHo NYC
4/3 - 4/24: 12pm - 7pm daily

• Collecting Currently @ Brooklyn Museum "Collecting Currently" is a two-part conversational evening series on art collecting for both the savvy and the curious. Enjoy a glass of wine and learn from panels of scholars, dealers, consultants, and collectors. Registration is $20 per session ($15 for members) or $36 for both sessions ($28 for members). To register, purchase your tickets online at or in person at the Visitor Center in the Brooklyn Museum.
MORE INFO: Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum | 200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, New York 11238
Collecting African American Art: 4/8: 7pm - 8:30pm
Collecting in Design: 4/29: 7pm - 8:30pm

• Green Up Shop Featuring over 200 items made from recycled or waste items from TerraCycle and 6 other New York and Brooklyn-based designers. A range of clothing, furniture, jewelry, home decor, fitness and other items will be available from some of New York's best up-and-coming designers and companies.
Port Authority Bus Terminal | 8th Avenue and 41st Street NYC
3/27 - 5/9

• Container Store's Spring Organization Sale Save on functional and attractive organizing products. During the sale experts will be providing FREE in-store Spring Organization demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 4pm, from April 10th - May 9th. We'll also give away one $25 Gift Card at each demonstration!
Container Stores in the New York Metro area:
Chelsea | 629 Sixth Avenue New York, New York 10011
Midtown East | 725 Lexington Avenue New York, New York 10022 (at 58th Street)
Paramus | 370 Route 17 North Suite 1 Paramus, New Jersey 07652
White Plains | 145 Westchester Avenue White Plains, New York 10601
3/29 - 5/9

Amenity Home Sample Sale The studio needs to make room for the new summer + fall collections, so this is your chance to snag some of the last remaining products from discontinued lines or overstock items from current collections at absolutely ridiculously low prices. Online
4/22 - 4/25

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

• Moroso & Foscarini @ The Future Perfect Moroso and Foscarini have teamed up with Diesel to create a collection of furniture and lighting that combines a modern sensibility with a relaxed and comfortable aesthetic. The collection is inspired by Camp and Rock.
The Future Perfect | 55 Great Jones Street (Between Bowery and Lafayette)
Now - 5/3

Elly Nelly Sale 10% off entire range of adhesive wall graphics.

Westport Modern Photographic exhibit of modern architecture in Westport and Weston, Connecticut. Also featuring supplemental exhibitions, films and collections. MORE INFO: online
Westport Historical Society | 25 Avery Place, Westport, Connecticut 06880
1/24 - 5/1

Tim Burton Retrospective
This major career retrospective on Tim Burton, consisting of a gallery exhibition and a film series, considers Burton's career as a director, producer, writer, and concept artist for live-action and animated films, along with his work as a fiction writer, photographer and illustrator.
MoMA | 11 West 53 Street New York, New York 10019
Now - 4/26

Ligne Roset Sample Sale 15% - 50% off floor samples and discontinued products.
250 Park Avenue South (at 20th Street) New York, New York 10003
5/1: 10am - 6pm
5/2: 12pm - 5pm

Jonathan Adler Spring Awakening Join us for an afternoon of happy chic shopping online or at any of our 12 Jonathan Adler boutique locations. You can enjoy spirited spirits, tasty tidbits, and best of all, a 15% discount during the event.
Online and Jonathan Adler's 5 NYC Stores:
Jonathan Adler SoHo | 47 Greene Street 10013
Jonathan Adler Madison Avenue | 31097 Madison Avenue (at 83rd Street) 10028
Jonathan Adler Greenwich Avenue | 37 Greenwich Avenue 10014
Jonathan Adler Columbus Avenue | 304 Columbus Avenue (at 74th Street) 10023
Jonathan Adler Brooklyn | 378 Atlantic Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11217
• Kips Bay Decorator Show House 18 top designers and architects re-imagine every room in a six-story, 19th Century Renaissance Revival limestone mansion on the Upper West Side.
26 West 76th Street
4/30 -5/28

Fort Greene Association House Tour The 30th Fort Greene Association House Tour, "Live/Work/Play/Fort Greene." A self-guided Tour through Fort Greene's historic homes and cultural arts destinations. Advance tickets: $20, Day-of Tickets, $25
Tour starts at BAM Triangle Park: Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street, Fort Greene, Brooklyn
5/2: 12pm - 5pm

Modernist Poster Auction The sale offers many exceedingly rare examples of avant-garde images by well- and lesser-known artists working in Europe, the U.S.S.R., Britain, the United States and Japan.
Swann Galleries | 104 East 25th Street, New York, New York 10010
EXHIBITION: 4/29 - 5/3
AUCTION: 5/3: 1:30pm

Housing Works Design on a Dime Housing Works Thrift Shops sixth annual Design on a Dime fundraising event — shop spectacular rooms by the country's top designers; featuring brand new housewares, furniture, and linens, all available at charitable prices.
Metropolitan Pavilion | 125 West 18th Street, New York, New York
VIP RECEPTION: 5/6 (Tickets $150)
FREE PUBLIC SALE: 5/7 & 5/8:

BKLYN DESIGNS 2010 Now in its eighth year, BKLYN DESIGNS is New York's premier exhibition of designers and manufacturers of contemporary furnishings and accessories made and/or designed in Brooklyn.
St. Ann's Warehouse | 38 Water Street (between Main Street & Dock Street) DUMBO, Brooklyn
5/7 - 5/9

The Pratt Show Cutting-edge work from Pratt's 2010 graduating seniors in all areas of design.
Manhattan Center | 311 West 34th Street New York, New York
5/11 - 5/14

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

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

• Knoll Warehouse Sale Don't miss this opportunity to own authentic Knoll furniture at promotional prices. Classic Knoll designs by Florence Knoll, Mies Van der Rohe, Eero Saarinen and Harry Bertoia and others will be on sale up to 80% off the list price! The merchandise includes overstocks, customer returns and discounted products. Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards accepted ONLY. NO CASH. NO CHECKS. Delivery service available. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.
156 Fifth Avenue (corner of 20th Street).
5/13: 10-6
5/14: 10-6
5/15: 11-6

• Roberto Giulio Rida @ Donzella 20th Century Gallery The art, scultpure 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

STRAIGHTFORWARD New Finnish Design A presentation of innovative solutions to matters of everyday life by individual designers and design oriented companies during Meatpacking District Design '10. The event focuses on today's interpretations of the traditional values that made Finnish Design world famous sixty years ago.
5/14 - 5/17

• ICFF 22nd Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair
Jakob K. Javits Convention Center
5/15 - 5/18

• Noho Design District The curatorial consultancy Sight Unseen has brought together designers, artists, local businesses and retailers to present a variety of experiences including pop-up retail shops, exhibitions, talks, open studios, parties, and performances, creating a festival-like atmosphere in a neighborhood that is a new hub for design and creativity.
5/15 - 5/18

Dune / "Enamored" Dune will be debuting its 2010 Furniture Collection with all new designs by Harry Allen, Jozeph Forakis, Karim Rashid, Claesson Koivisto Rune, and Richard Shemtov.
Milk Gallery | 450 W. 15th Street New York, New York
5/16: 11am - 8pm
5/17: 11am - 4pm

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

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


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