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IFDA NY in the NEWS!
IFDA NY is excited to announce that our uber-talented Co-President David Santiago was recently featured in VUE magazine! Click here to read the article – Let's Make Staycations a Family Affair with David Santiago: https://vuenj.com/decorating-life-casa-santi-interior-design/               IFDA NY talk addresses COVID design concerns [New York] International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) NY and Novità PR hosted a webinar late last month...
Source Floor Covering Weekly Online - Sep 01, 2020
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The times are a-changing for #home #trends. @IFDANY looks ahead for the coming decade. https://t.co/khqHlP4FyY

Source hometextilestod - 08/04/2020
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The Home Textiles Today story:  https://t.co/khqHlP4FyY
https://www.furnituretoday.com/design-trends/ifda-survey-predicts-home-trends-through-2030/https://www.homeaccentstoday.com/industry-news/ifda-survey-predicts-home-trends-through-2030/
 

IFDA NY Seeking the Best and the Brightest . . . Nominate the next Rising Stars of Design 2020 – officeinsight

IFDA NY Seeking the Best and the Brightest . . . Nominate the next Rising Stars of Design 2020 July 30th, 2020 / New York,...

Office Insight - Jul 30, 2020; Audience Reach: 1,760;  Share [[SendViaEmailAlt]]Post to TwitterPost to Facebookinin

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A new industry survey predicts homes that are smaller, smarter and healthier

What will homes look like in 2030? According to a new survey by the International Furnishings and Design Association, they will be smaller, smarter, and healthier...  INDUSTRY INSIDER, Business of Home

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...are varied and compelling." VP of the Educational Foundation for the NY Chapter of IFDA, Hirsh also directed IFDA's...Furniture World Magazine Online - Jul 27, 2020; Audience Reach: 7,168

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Recent Events

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Wednesday, August 12th 11:00 AM 
A Student's Perspective
A look inside the bright minds of
 Marywood University 
and their Professor.
with
Student, Natalia Colasurdo
Recent BFA in Interior Architecture from Marywood University, with a minor in Photography.
Student, Paige Bechtle
BFA in Interior Architecture from Marywood University, with a minor in Photography,
Stephen Garrison
Associate Professor of Interior Architecture at Marywood University,
President of the University Hall of Innovation,
Thursday, August 13th 11:00 AM

^   Click here to register for The Science of Light Webinar   ^

10:00 AM, MONDAY, August 3, 2020

THE ENLIGHTENMENT SERIES

Join us for an introduction to UL, 

a leading safety science company with long ties to the lighting industry. 

From our origins at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893, to today, 

UL has been at the forefront of 

safety and performance. 

with

Todd Straka,

Global Industry Director, Lighting: UL

Gain insights on how designers and manufacturers can benefit from UL certifications, UL Verified Marks, energy efficiency programs and more.

Attend to learn how this image is helping us make smarter decisions!

^ Click here to see full UL invite details and to register.^

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5:30 PM, MONDAY, August 3, 2020

Click here to see full Cooking with Chef David C-4 invite details and to register.

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11:00 AM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Designing Your Future: A Legal Framework to Empower your Business

                  • What happens if my installer tests positive for coronavirus?
                    • Who actually owns my designs when I license them?
                      • How do I stop someone from stealing my ideas?
                        • What exactly is a trademark?
                          • Do I need permission to incorporate this image into my work?
Join Seth Kaplowitz, managing partner of Kaplowitz Firm
and Garette Johnson as they offer guidance and answer your
legal questions in the age of COVID.
                                      

   Speaker, Seth Kaplowitz                                             Moderator, Garette Johnson 

Click here to see full Designing Your Future Legal Framework invite and to register.

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11 AM, Wednesday, July 29, 2020

^ Click on flyer above to see full invite details and to register.^

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10:00 AM, MONDAY, July 27, 2020

^Click here to see full invite details and to register.^

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11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 22, 2020

^Click here to see full invite details and to register.^

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10:00 AM, MONDAY, July 20, 2020

^ Click here to see full invite details and to register. ^

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Click Here to Nominate the Next Rising Stars of Design 2020

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IFDA members, be sure to log into the Members Only portal and see Resources for past virtual event videos and notes as they become available.

IFDA NY judges pose with the awards to be presented to Best In categories at a recent Javits Center industry trade show.

The Board of Directors usually meets the second Tuesday of every month at 5:30PM in the 16th Floor Conference Room of the NYDC, (New York Design Center), 200 Lexington Avenue, NYC, between 32nd and 33rd Streets. Members are welcome to attend. Currently we are holding all meetings and events online.

Sponsor New York Chapter

Co-President

Andrea Warriner

212 686-6020

andrea.ifdany@gmail.com


On behalf of Andrea, David and all of the IFDA Board here in New York, welcome! We are thrilled to welcome members from every facet of the furnishing and design industry. The IFDA promotes open sharing, mutual respect, and education, as well as community service and ethical practices.

Co-President

Our board Members

Andrea Warriner - Co-President

andrea.ifdany@gmail.com

David Santiago - Co-President

santi@casasanti.com

Jennifer Munich - Treasurer

JMunich@PKHome.com

Jonathan Baron - Secretary

barondesigninc@gmail.com

Sarah Fletcher - VP Marketing & Communications

sapoflet@gmail.com

Susan Hirsh, FIFDA - VP Educational Foundation

susanhirsh@optonline.net

Su Hilty - VP Financial Resources

hiltybrady@aol.com

Rose Gilbert, FIFDA - VP Membership Retention

gilbert.rose@gmail.com

Jessica L Kaller - VP Programs

jessicakaller@gmail.com

Andrea Aglaze - VP Programs

gazer5@aol.com

Garette Johnson - VP Programs

garrott@garrottdesigns.com

Michelle Slovak - VP Special Events

mslovakdesign@yahoo.com

Susan A. Tucker - VP Trade Awareness

greatbydyzne@gmail.com

Erin Nova Peker - VP Trade Awareness

Erin_peker@fitnyc.edu

Vinny Carle - Sponsor Liaison

Vinny.Carle@Benjaminmoore.com

Maureen Klein - Development / Website Administrator

getklein@optonline.net

Clare Coleman, FIFDA - Director at Large / Founding Member

ckcpr@aol.com

Richard Segal - Past President / VP Trade Awareness

richards@afnewyork.com

Charles Pavarini III - VP Awards and Recognition

Charles@pavarinidesign.com

J. Randall Tarasuk - VP Awards and Recognition

Randall@pavarinidesign.com

Amy Figueroa - Sponsor Liaison

Amy.Figueroa@benjaminmoore.com

International Gold Sponsor

International Silver Sponsor

New York Gold Sponsors

New York Silver Sponsors

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