Design Milk Pop-Up Shop Debuts at ICFF 2015

June 18th, 2015
Design Milk Pop-Up Shop Debuts at ICFF 2015

New space to ICFF show will feature more than a dozen emerging designers

(New York, NY) – May 15, 2015 – A new partnership with Design Milk brings “what’s best, and what’s next” in emerging design to ICFF 2015 with the Design Milk Pop-Up Shop at ICFF. Designed by Rich Brilliant Willing, the pop-up shop will be located within the newly expanded show floor, on the 3rd level of the Javits Center, in Booth 3025. The shop will feature 13 designers from all over the US with cash-and-carry items from textiles to wallets to planters to jewelry.

“I am excited about the new and first ever Design Milk Pop-Up Shop, and even more excited that it's launching here at ICFF,” says Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk. “It's the perfect venue for these 13 fantastic designers and brands to showcase their new and best-selling products. Our Pop-Up will give ICFF attendees the opportunity to support emerging designers and younger design brands, and also bring home a beautiful, functional souvenir to remember their experience.”

The Design Milk Pop-Up Shop will bring together the following designers from across the country:

Bower is a contemporary design studio based in New York City founded by Danny Giannella and Tammer Hijazi. Through a free experimental design process they bring unique and unexpected objects into people's lives. More at

Capsule – Founded after one of Kickstarter's earliest wildly successful campaigns, Capsule is an up-and-coming design studio focused on challenging the design of products we use every day. More at

Caroline Z Hurley – The Brooklyn-based artist takes the form of textiles to produce exclusively with a cooperative of Guatemalan artisans in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where the cooperative prints every piece by hand. More at

Concrete Geometric – Based out of Los Angeles, design artist Krizia Flores began to experiment with concrete pieces to expand her art directive concepts in her product photography. What began as sample product prototype, developed into an interest in concrete design. More at


Fredericks & Mae is comprised of the art/design team of Jolie Mae Signorile and Gabriel Fredericks Cohen. A material anthropology of objects with confused origins, the duo features a series of objects for the home, garden and sky. More at

Haand – Designers Chris Pence and Mark Warren craft highly functional pieces that allow the user to create a narrative.  Each piece is made in an efficient, low waste environment committed to using as few impactful resources as possible, using rainwater, sunlight, and recycled clay scraps. More at

Happy Habitat, a Kansas City based textile company run by designer Karrie Kaneda, uses blankets as a canvas to create a giant piece of happy art— that’s functional. An emphasis on strong pattern play and bold color blocking create unique textiles made from recycled cotton. More at

“At the forefront of discovering “what’s next” in design, the Design Milk Pop-Up Shop at ICFF will present a group of talented emerging artists and designers setting the bar for design,” said Kevin O’Keefe, ICFF Event Director. “Design Milk is an exciting addition to what will be a packed show, and we are proud to be the platform at which the first-ever Design Milk Pop-Up Shop debuts.”

Additional featured designers and artists to be featured in the special area of ICFF are:

Hedge – Launched by Cora Neil, a Los Angeles-based environmental designer, her modern, geometric, handmade HEDGE planters are the result of both traditional craft and new materials. More at

Me + She – Philadelphia-based designer Megin Sherry’s widely varied background in fashion and jewelry design, interior design, building, and fabrication informs her work. Her ongoing collection for Me + She is a modern take on himmeli-inspired objects. More at

Noble Goods makes modern home furnishings in wood and resin. Founders Christopher Moore and Molly FitzSimons, guided by three basic principles: innovative use of materials, superior craftsmanship and great style. More at

Walls of Original Design or WOOD, is a Las Vegas based design studio specializing in modular wall tiles and small home accessories. Founded by Jason Corbett, WOOD is driven by the goal of creating usable art and empowering people to use their creativity and design a piece of art that is as unique as they are. More at

Wildebeest – An independent pet & lifestyle brand based in San Francisco, CA that is passionate about making original products with thoughtful functions & fresh aesthetics. Inspirations come from small details that enrich their lives in big ways: Good design, memorable stories, and pic adventures with the beloved beasts we call pets. More at

Yumi Endo is a New York City based product design studio which intersects design + technology who manufactures products ranging from jewelry to home furnishings using both traditional and emerging fabrication methods. More at


For high resolution images of Design Milk Pop-up Shop products, information about featured designers, or for more information about ICFF, contact Kristen Jenkins at or at 717.693.3442.

About Design Milk
Ready for your daily dose of vitamin D (that’s “D” for design!)? An online magazine dedicated to modern design, Design Milk offers what’s new in art, architecture, interior design, furniture and decor, fashion and technology. Always fresh + never sour, Design Milk fills your thirsty cup to the brim with design finds from around the world. Drink up! Visit for more great design.

Modern dog lovers, check out our sister site Dog Milk.

About ICFF®
ICFF® is the premier North American global Design showcase for interior furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, kitchen and bath and fabricators, attracting more than 700 exhibitors and 32,000 total industry professionals from around the world. The 27th annual ICFF is scheduled for May 16-19, 2015, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Visit for more information.

About The Design Group™
The Design Group™, part of Emerald Expositions, is the media and event nexus for North America’s design industry. The Design Group comprises ICFF®, the Hospitality Design Expo®, GlobalShop® and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show® (KBIS), as well as major media platforms that include Hospitality Design, Contract, design:retail and K+BB.



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