When you think about Design and Architectural Shows you think about AD Show in New York City. This fair is going to be held between 21st and the 24th of March and it’s the perfect oportunity to celebrate interior design!
PIERS 92 & 94 at 55th Street at 12th Avenue in New York City will be the house of this event where you can find a world of design inspiration at the 18th annual AD Show. This is a top design show where the world’s leading brands along with today’s top talent come together in a carefully curated presentation of design. From furniture, accessories, lighting, and art to kitchen, bath, and building projects, the show offers thousands of products to source and shop—both from independent makers and established manufacturers.
Now in its 18th year, the Architectural Digest Design Show draws approximately 40,000 design aficionados to interact with incredible design displays from more than 400 brands and those brands will include powerful names like Covet House, Miele, Essential Home, DelightFULL, Campagna, Brabbu or Alexander Gyrai!
If you’re planning to attend this amazing fair, you might be wondering how’s your stay going to be: where to eat, where to stay, what to visit, how to get there. It’s for these reasons, that Brabbu decided to present you with a top New York Ultimate City Guide For Designers and AD Show 2019 Attendees!
Dates and Hours
MARCH 21-24, 2019
Thursday, March 21: 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Open to design trade & VIP consumer ticket holders.
Friday-Saturday, March 22-23: 10:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M. Open to all ticket holders.
Sunday, March 24: 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Open to all ticket holders.
Best places to stay in New York
Whether you visit New York for the Ad Show or for any other event, just be aware that you can always expect an intense and adventurous journey and not really much peace and relaxation. But that doens’t mean you can find an incredible hotel to relax after a long day!
The Ritz Carlton Central Park – Located on the edge of Manhattan’s iconic park,
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park has the elegance of a chic private home. Amid the exciting changes, the hotel retains the highly personalized service that encourages guests to return time and again.
St. Regis New York – The St. Regis New York is a Forbes five-star, AAA five-diamond luxury hotel in Manhattan. It is located at 2 East 55th Street between Madison and Fifth Avenues, with an entrance on Fifth Avenue. Featuring dramatically renovated and redesigned guestrooms, suites, and public spaces along with the debut of the new King Cole Bar & Salon, The St. Regis New York has unveiled uptown sophistication meets downtown chic at Manhattan’s best address.
Best places to eat in New York
All that walking makes you hungry! You present you the best restaurants and bars to eat after the AD Design Show.
Vaucluse – One of the finest dining restaurants in NYC, Vaucluse serves French classics like duck à l’orange, sole meunière, and escargots à la Bourguignonne. The kitchen is also preparing a number of house-made pastas, plus a long list of salads and vegetable-based dishes.
Sessanta – For lovers of Italian cuisine Sessanta is the stylish Italian restaurant in the Soho hotel Sixty Lure Fishbar from. This is a good choice for things to do in NYC.
Aldo Sohm Wine Bar – Sitting across the Galleria from a seafood restaurant, Aldo Sohm’s annexed Wine Bar is far less buttoned-up than its big brother, but the level of detail here proves this apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
Best places to visit in New York
Being in New York for the AD Design Show doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy other museums, stores and showrooms that join all the best interior designs and architecture together!
MAD Museum – Located at 2 Columbus Circle is the Museum of Arts and Design. MAD champions contemporary makers across creative fields, presenting artists, designers, and artisans who apply the highest level of ingenuity and skill to their work.
The Met – Metropolitan Museum of Art, best known as simply The Met is probably one of the most famous museums around the world. Located in Central Park, there’s no excuse for you to miss this mandatory stop. Don’t miss your chance to visit and book a tour!
Covet NYC – A Staging project between Tessler Developments and Covet House makes “The Mansion” at 172 Madison Avenue the most coveted address for Design Lovers and Professionals in the Big Apple. COVET NYC is a Luxury Experience and the most powerful tool to boost an interior designer’s creativity, right in the heart of New York. COVET NYC is definitely the place that will nourish all your five senses, so be prepared for a unique experience. Welcome to COVET NYC!
New York Design Center – Located at 200 Lexington Avenue, the New York Design Center is the country’s oldest furniture and design building. Built-in 1926 as the New York Furniture Exchange, 200 Lex was the dream of visionaries in the furniture industry. Today, 200 Lex houses nearly 100 showrooms representing more than 500 lines of fine, traditional, contemporary, residential and contract furniture, as well as fabric, floor covering, lighting, wall covering, kitchen and bath and decorative accessory resources.
All in all, the Ad Show offers a world of solutions and creative ideas! The exhibitor list for this year’s fair is now live, and tickets are already on sale. Enjoy the amazing world of design and archictecture!
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