As New York City gears up for its Design Week, with ICFF and with the NYCxDesign Festival, Italian brands contribute to the kermesse with activities in their showrooms

To coincide with the 2024 edition of ICFF, the NYCxDesign Festival takes place in the heart of five boroughs of Manhattan, a widespread event lasting 8 daysdedicated to the world of design in the most varied declinations.

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Product, architecture, collectible design and much more will be the protagonists of a rich schedule of talks, presentations and events.

Naturally there will also be no shortage of Italian brands, which take the opportunity to dialogue with the international public of New York Design Week. We have selected four not to be missed.

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Italian companies at the NYCxDesign Festival 2024


The brand takes the opportunity to present its first outdoor line to the US market inside the Madison Avenue showroom, talking about a collection inspired by the relationship between man, nature and landscape. Born as an extension of the indoor style, it is organized into three collections designed by prominent names such as Jean-Marie Massaud (who designed the Ketch collection), Emmanuel Gallina (Magnolia collection) and Marcel Wanders (with the Mad Out collection – a natural extension of the Mad note for interiors).

Living Divani

The company born in Brianza and led by Carola Bestetti exhibits its new products in the famous international luxury store West | Out East, a reference place in Manhattan for home shopping and official distributor Living Divani. From the kitchen to the bedroom, from the dining room to the study and the walk-in closet: in the spaces of the showroom-apartment the Living Divani pieces furnish the different settings, responding to the needs of a constantly evolving market. Between artisanal savoir-faire and attention to detail, in a mix of new combinations of materials, from the finest to the most innovative.



With a cocktail set for May 18, 2024 at the two Boffi Soho and De Padova Soho stores in New York City, the company invites the international and New York public to take part to a doubly celebratory moment, in which, in addition to Boffi's ninetieth birthday, the group's guiding philosophy will be honored: a way of living with an enlightened mission that has little to do with the simple aesthetics of the products , but rather with the good of the community and the planet.


On May 16th in the New York showroom, Arper officially presents the new Catifa Carta version. The novelty enriches the Catifa collection, designed by Lievore Altherr Molina in 2001. A new piece that deserves to be told, looked at and touched to be fully understood. To do this, Arper chose the opening day of the NYCxDesign Festival, May 16, 2024, the date on which the new Catifa Carta will be exhibited in Arper's New York showroom, located on Broadway and located on the second floor of a historic building from the early twentieth century.