This year’s Architectural Digest Home Design Show was one for the record books. Record numbers of exhibitors and show visitors displayed and explored one of the best design collections in the nation. Add to that the stunning table top displays for DIFFA’s Dining By Design and it was clear why the AD Show was the place to be for New Yorkers and those that traveled great distances to be there.
We’ve collected highlights from opening day to share with our readers on DXV:
The show’s ever growing ReFresh section was
Leading the modern and cutting edge pack was definitely Smeg from Italy with its vibrant colors and soft retro designs for ranges, ovens, refrigerators as well as small appliances like toasters and kettles. And who can say no to a mashup between Smeg and Fiat when it results in the first ever Fiat wine cooler?
One the more traditional, or shall we say rustic, end of the spectrum we found this integrated refrigeration system by Thermador. We love the creative use of materials and the sheer expanse of custom refrigeration.
Another favorite find was Rutt Cabinetry’s new, architect Scott Stultz designed, Prairie collection which, while overall traditional, definitely takes its cue from
Away from the hustle and bustle of kitchens and baths was another dimension of inspired design in the show’s artisan focused Made section. Here’s a small taste of some of our favorites:
Not only were we happy to see
Another lighting treat came to us in the form of the amazing Artemis pendants by Damm Lighting, judging by their overwhelming success on Modenus’ Instagram coverage of the show, this was one was a favorite for many.
Creative design overload was found, as expected, from our friends at
More subdued in terms of coloring but no less creative and inspired is the collection from Calico whose hand marbled papers are the stuff dreams are made of.
We leave you with this impression by lighting designer and artist David D’Imperio (we recently wrote about him on Decade XV