The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) hails the arrival of i Saloni WorldWide New York, the Italian contingent, at the global haven for contemporary design and designers, scheduled for Saturday, May 17 - Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. To respond to the growing demand for Italian furniture in North America, Cosmit, the organization that produces the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan, the legendary 47-year-old furniture fest, has organized the best of the best of Italian design to show on these shores.
A total of 50 member companies - A e G Bontempi spa, Ampelio Gorla Arredamenti snc di Gorla Lino, Luciano e Carlo, Angelo Cappellini & C. srl, Antidiva srl, Arper spa, Art Design Group, Axia srl, B Lab Italia srl, Babini spa, Barausse spa, Casa Dolce Casa spa, Cattaneo srl, Ceppi Style sas, Ceramic Tiles of Italy, Comfort srl, Dada spa, Edra spa, Elica spa, Enrico Pellizzoni srl, Florim Ceramiche spa, Flou spa, G.T. Design, Gatto Cucine spa, GI BI di Bianchi Luciano snc, Glas Italia, Kartell US Inc., L.A. Vetreria, La Murrina spa, Longhi F.lli srl, Magis spa, Matteograssi spa, Meridiani sas di R. Crosti & C., Missoni Home by T & J Vestor spa, Molteni & C. spa, Moon srl, Natuzzi spa, Oluce srl, Paolo Lucchetta & C. snc, Poles Salotti srl, Progetti srl, Rapsel spa, Regia srl, Rimadesio spa, Santa Monica srl, Slide srl, Stile BK by Behrouz Kolahi, The Home Key srl, Turri spa, Vismara F.lli snc, Zeus Noto - all of them leading manufacturers of furnishings for the domestic landscape are exhibiting under the rubric i Saloni WorldWide - Furnishing Ideas Made in Italy. The contingent will occupy 25,000 net square feet of exhibit space at the Javits Center.