Architectural Digest Design Show 2019 is coming and we decide to give you an NYC Design Guide For A Perfect Stay At AD Show 2019. We will be there to give you all the freshest news and information about this top design event that takes place at the Big Apple.
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If you’re planning to attend AD Design Show 2019, you might be wondering how’s your stay going to be: where to eat, what to visit, how to get there, and, most of all, what can you expect from this top event. It’s for these reasons, that we decided to present you with a top New York Ultimate City Guide For Designers and AD Show 2019 Attendees!
Architectural Digest Design Show
It’s 4 days, 400 brands, countless ways to celebrate design! From the 21st to the 24th of March, PIERS 92 & 94 at 55th Street at 12th Avenue in New York City will be the place to be if you love design and get inspired by this industry! A world of design inspiration awaits you at the 18th annual AD Show, 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.
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!
Inspired by the Art Modern period, Hotel Giraffe contains a distinguished architecture and design that embodies elegance and strength. This luxury hotel offers timeless style, spacious guestrooms and great service that makes it an ideal New York city getaway for leisure, business travelers and designers!
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.
Royalton New York
The iconic Royalton has been brilliantly reinvented by Roman and Williams, reinstating its place as the stylish living room of Manhattan, and crossroads for international travellers and the New York elite. Simultaneously sophisticated and complex, this New York midtown boutique hotel features a floor-to-ceiling hand-forged cast bronze fireplace, a twenty-foot screen that was once part of the façade of a building in France and hand-upholstered leather walls reminiscent of African tribal art. Located in the heart of midtown, Royalton is just steps from great shopping, Broadway, the Theater District, Grand Central Station, Empire State Building, Times Square, Bryant Park and Rockefeller Center.
The Ritz Carlton Central Park
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted in the mid-19th century as an open-air oasis for a bustling metropolis, New York’s Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, which makes the hotels that front it some of the most captivating in New York City. Among them, The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park stands as a stately presence, its Art Deco facade just a hint to the richness of detail that lies within. Offering all the elegance and charm of a private home, this Central Park hotel in New York City features 259 lavishly appointed guest rooms and suites, and The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge experience for guests seeking a heightened level of comfort and privacy.
Trump International Hotel
Most hotels give you a room; we give you an entire city. The Midtown West Side, Central Park, Lincoln Center, Fifth Avenue – and a lifetime’s supply of the shopping and nightlife you expect from the best city in the world. The 52-story Trump International Hotel & Tower is a luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan that is simply dedicated to exceeding expectations. Named the only Forbes Five-Star and Five-Diamond hotel with a Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurant in New York, guests are surrounded at all times by impeccable style, spectacular service and rich, luxurious amenities, including a personal Attaché service exclusive to Trump.
The Surrey has the exquisite feel of a billionaire’s Art Deco townhouse. The atmosphere creates mesmerizing Chuck Close tapestry of Kate Moss in the lobby and the Coco Chanel-inspired Bar Pleiades. This design hotel rooms range from classic ‘salons’ with hand-painted wardrobes, fireplaces and private terraces, to various suites starting from 600sqft, with separate living, dining, and kitchen areas.
Distinctive for its exposed brick and butcher-block flooring, the Archer Hotel is evocative of the industrial past of the neighbourhood. The furniture of the hotel was custom-designed and the art pieces hand-picked to enhance the elegant vibe of the space.
Top Restaurants and Bars
The PlayBoy Club
Evoking the spirit of the iconic Mansion, the Playboy Club itself features four distinct environments that unveil unique experiences as you access the passages within. The iconic Playboy Bunnies will remain at the center of every moment, serving artisanal cocktails and world-class culinary creations. In addition, the decor is amazing.
Laurent Tourondel’s Italian-influenced American restaurant has a menu that includes market-driven salads, fresh pastas, thin-crust pizzas, and rustic meat dishes.
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.
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.
In the early evening, the height of this dreamy, overgrown rooftop bar affords a regal view of the incredible West Side buildings and the amazing horizon, lending the place the feel of a garden party lost in time.
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.
This fireplace-lit space goes back to the late 19th century when the area was dubbed the Tenderloin due to its casinos, brothels and crime. Comes with no surprise that the bar is the craziest of the hotel’s bunch, a dazzling anomaly of a pub.
The Best Galleries & Design Museums
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.
This museum is devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. Cooper Hewitt educates, inspires and empowers people through stunning exhibitions and educational programs. Housed in the former home of steel, the design museum’s building is a landmark on its own. The museum also encompasses the National Design library, a tremendous historical resource for design.
The gallery at the American Institute of Graphic Arts prides itself in presenting exhibitions on a contemporary design which are, themselves, design pieces. The content of each exhibition is presented in a narrative format which both looks beautiful and explains the relevance of the work on display.
The New York School of Interior Design Gallery is unique in its ability to host student work throughout the year, allowing the development of future design careers. It also features professional work by well-known designers. Definitely a place for design interests that are looking for inspiration and get to know the best trends in the field.
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!
Top Showrooms & Design Stores
If you’re into contemporary interiors and a curated selection of design, you have to see Covet NYC – a Staging project between Tessler Developments and Covet House that makes “The Mansion” at 172 Madison Avenue the most coveted address for Design Lovers and Professionals in the Big Apple. Visit this Luxury Design Powerhouse in New York!
Recently opened, the Lladró showroom in New York is empowered by unique, one of a kind, fine art pieces. There, you will be able to have a look at the most iconic handcrafted porcelain sculptures combined with Boca do Lobo’s luxury furniture. Some things were made to be special and this showroom is one of those.
Any designer that travels to NY always needs to find good inspiration and incredible design shops on its way, for that reason the prestigious Herman Miller’s new flagship store at the 251 Park Avenue South needs to be mentioned in this New York City Guide.
Located at the 44 West 53 Street, NYC is the incredible MOMA design Shop. There you’ll find classics of yesterday and today, from humble masterpieces to transformative technologies. Design that elevates the Everyday.
Thi is the leading source of contemporary furniture design. They can offer an exceptional variety of home and contract furniture, lighting and accessories, ranging in style from classic modern to the most cutting-edge designs in their showrooms – the most notorious ever.
After this what’s the difficult part of the trip? Go back home…