Monday May 18

10:30-11:30am
“Meet the masters”
Conversation Room
Presentation of three unique “savoir-faire” by Jean Paul Viollet, Pierre Finkelstein, and Miriam Ellner, followed by Q&A. Co-hosted with Dering Hall.
Moderated by Frank Ballabio, Vice-President & General Manager, Dering Hall.
Pictures HERE.

12-1pm
Conversation Series – “The US market: what and where are the opportunities for International brands and designers?”
Conversation Room
A conversation moderated by Paul Makovsky, Editor and Brand Director, Metropolis magazine.
With Emmanuel Plat, Director of Merchandising, Retail Division, The Museum of Modern Art; Jerry Helling, President, Bernhardt Design; and J Jonas Ravlo Stokke, Founding Partner and Designer, StokkeAustad.
Pictures HERE.

1:30pm
Launch Pad “Best of 2015” Jury Review
Gallery 6
With Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk; Marva Griffin Wilshire, Salone del Mobile, Milano, Founder and Curator SaloneSatellite, International Press Director; Giulio Cappellini, Creative Director, Cappellini; Noah Schwarz, Director of Merchandising, Design Within Reach; and Paul Makovsky, Editorial and Brand Director, Metropolis Magazine.
Pictures HERE.

3:30-5pm
Design Schools Workshop Public Presentation and Jury Review
Conversation Room
Jury: Allan Chochinov, Chair, SVA|NYC MFA Products of Design and Editor-at-Large, Core77; Daniela Coletta, CEO US, USM Modular Furniture; Davide Mariani,Chief Designer, Alcantara; David Trubridge, designer; Jeremy Brezeal, Creative Director, LEGO® Group.
Pictures HERE.