New York School of Interior Design announces Public Programs for Fall 2013

New York, NY – August 26, 2013 – New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) announces its fall 2013 lineup of exhibitions, lectures, and book signings with some of the most respected leaders in architecture and design. 

The highlight of the calendar this season is “Mid-Century Maestro: The Textiles of Boris Kroll”, an exhibition will showcase the historic textiles of Kroll, who was best known for combining advanced weaving technology with a bold color sensibility to create his trademark jacquard-woven geometric patterns, in intense hues ranging from brilliant crimsons to deep blues and greens.

Notable guests and presenters this fall include  design entrepreneur Murray Moss; leading architects Hugh Hardy and Calvin Tsao; famed interior designer Mario Buatta, and even restaurateur Tony May, who will be joined by chefs and designers to discuss restaurant interiors. Topics range from the adaptive reuse and renovation of Brooklyn Navy Yard’s BLDG 92 to Designing for the 21st Century Family, exploring residential design is adapting to the needs of a changing population.

The full schedule is listed below:


SEPTEMBER

Stephanie Stokes – Elegant Rooms that Work: Fantasy and Function in Interior Design Lecture and Book Signing
Tuesday, September 10, 6:30pm

Stephanie Stokes is a renowned designer with a unique style that has earned her recognition in leading publications such as Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Traditional Home and many others. Her work focuses on capturing elegance in a functional way—a premise that led to the publication of her new book, Elegant Rooms that Work – Fantasy & Function in Interior Design. Come hear Stephanie discuss her book and sign copies at this book signing and reception.

NYSID Gallery, 161 East 69th Street, NYC. FREE. Register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.


Wednesday, September 25, 6:30pm
Murray Moss: A Conversation on New Directions in Design and Design/Art

Murray Moss, founder of the internationally renowned Moss design store and design consultancy, Moss Bureau will speak with NYSID faculty member and historian Judith Gura about his views on today’s inn innovations in design and what he thinks the future has in store.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.


OCTOBER

Mid-Century Maestro: The Textiles of Boris Kroll
October 2 – December 7, 2013

For six decades, beginning in the 1930s, Boris Kroll and his eponymous firm were celebrated for distinctive collections of high-quality woven fabrics for the design industry. A self-taught weaver, Kroll was perhaps best known for combining advanced weaving technology with a bold color sensibility to create his trademark jacquard-woven geometric patterns, in intense hues ranging from brilliant crimsons to deep blues and greens. After Kroll's death in 1991, the firm was purchased by Scalamandré, one of the country's most prestigious producers of fine fabrics, wall coverings, and accessory products. This exhibition will showcase the extraordinary range and sophistication of the Boris Kroll collections in a display of historic textiles and furniture, along with photographs and documentary materials to bring its rich history to life.

NYSID Gallery
161 East 69th Street, NYC
Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 6pm


Day of Design @ Antiques, Art & Design at the Armory
Friday, October 11, 10am – 3pm

Show and Tell — A series of presentations from five New York's leading designers who will share their stories from their celebrated design careers; favorite projects, trademark styles, and foolproof techniques for creating beautiful interiors. Organized by the New York School of Interior Design.

10am                     Vicente Wolf -  Tips for the Well-Traveled Room

11am                     Mario Buatta  - 50 years of American Decoration

12 noon               Sandra Nunnerley - Inspiration and Vision

2pm                       Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz - Life as Performance: Interiors that Set the Stage

3pm                       Geoffrey Bradfield - Artistic License: The Significance of Art in the Home

Park Ave Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York City. Free with admission to the Armory Show. For more details, visit www.thearmoryshow.com.

 

Designing for the 21st Century Family: From Modern Communes to Senior Living Centers
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30pm

This discussion will explore how residential planning is adapting to the needs of a changing population: seniors, singles, multigenerational groups, single communes, etc. Panelists include Randy Correll, Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Naomi Neville, architect and author; Richard Rosen, Perkins Eastman; and Caroline Vary, Jonathan Rose Companies.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.

 

Industrial Revival: The Brooklyn Navy Yard
Thursday, October 24, 6:30pm

The Brooklyn Navy Yard, long the embodiment of industrial decline in New York City, has become a symbol of our manufacturing revival. Matthew Berman, workshop/apd; Elizabeth Leber, Beyer Blinder Belle; and Daniella Romano, Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp., will discuss the adaptive reuse and renovation of BLDG 92, the new exhibition and visitors’ center at the Yard, and the role the Navy Yards will play for sustainable industrial growth, the future of designers, and the surrounding community.

NYSID Graduate Center, 401 Park Avenue South at 28th Street, 3rd floor. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.

 

Return of the Classics: Timeless Midcentury Design
Wednesday, October 30, 6:30pm

Why is 20th-century design still so appealing? Experts revisit the best designs of several decades past, some that never left and others just now being revived. Panelists include Susan Lyons, president, DesignTex; Steven Stolman, president of Scalamandré Inc.; and Larry Weinberg, 20th-century design historian and dealer. Moderated by Donald Albrecht, curator of architecture and design, Museum of the City of New York.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.


NOVEMBER

Inside to Outside: Privacy and Public Space in the Sustainable City
Wednesday, November 6, 6:30pm

Leading architects Hugh Hardy and Calvin Tsao discuss the links between public and private, interior and exterior, and how creative planning in today’s cities can enhance human interaction and sustainable design. Moderated by John Czarnecki, editor in chief, Contract magazine.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.

 

Wednesday, November 13, 6:30pm
Designing for Dinner

A discussion about just how much the design of restaurant interiors contributes to the enjoyment of the food served. Michael Anthony, chef, Gramercy Tavern; Brian Guze, regional design director, Starbucks; and Tony May, celebrated restaurateur and owner of SD26 will bring their own perspectives. Moderated by Ariane Batterberry, publisher, Food Arts magazine.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.


DECEMBER

Fantasy in Design: Retail Display and Holiday Windows
Wednesday, December 11, 6:30pm

Dressing up retail displays is nothing like furnishing a home. Harry Cunningham, SVP, visual merchandising at Saks Fifth Avenue and Paul Olszewski, visual director, windows and interior flagship marketing at Macy’s, talk about a fascinating category of show-and-sell, telling the stories behind some of their inspirations for traffic-stopping store windows and displays. Moderated by Eric Feigenbaum, contributing editor, Visual Merchandising & Store Design.

NYSID Auditorium, 170 East 70th Street, NYC. Tickets: $12 general public, $10 seniors and non-NYSID students, NYSID students are free. To purchase tickets in advance, please register for this event online or call 212-472-1500, ext. 405.

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About NYSID
Founded in 1916, the New York School of Interior Design (NYSID) is a private, not-for-profit college devoted exclusively to interior design education and related disciplines. NYSID’s guiding principle is that the interior environment is a fundamental element of human welfare and the College is committed to actively improving the quality of life for all segments of humanity. This ideal is put into practice by a dedicated faculty of well-known designers, architects, art historians, and authorities in the field who guide more than 700 full- and part-time students.

NYSID offers certificate, undergraduate, and graduate programs in the field of interior design, design history and theory, sustainable design, interior lighting design, and healthcare interior design. A wide range of classes are also offered through our Institute for Continuing and Professional Studies. The College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD); is a Candidate for Accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; and NYSID’s BFA and MFA-1 programs are accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA).