Designers to Debut in Accent on Design at Gift Fair
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.-A+: The Young Designer's Platform within the Accent on Design section of the New York International Gift Fair, is set to welcome new designers from six design firms during the upcoming show.
The new participants include Sangwoo Nam, designer with South Korea-based Appree Co.; Jung Woo Lee, designer with ekdesign, also based in South Korea; James Minola and Chelsea Green, both designers with Grain of Washington State; Marie-Pier Guilmain and Maud Beauchamp, designers with Loyal Luxe of Canada; Jiyeon Ahn and Jieun Kim, designers with Luca 12:00 of South Korea; and Munire Kirmaci, designer with the firm that bears her name and that is based in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Launched in 2008, the A+ program highlights emerging design talents along with established designers. This exhibit is curated by the American Design Club, and runs from Sunday, Jan. 31 through Thursday, Feb. 4 at New York City's Jacob Javits Convention Center--which, along with Passenger Ship Terminal Pier 94, is one of the two venues for the Gift Fair.