Posts in category "NeoCon"

Energized Design Professionals Make NEOCON® 2015 Edition An Unforgettable Success

The 47th edition of NeoCon, June 15-17, was one for the record books with high numbers of engaged professionals flocking to the Merchandise Mart for a jam-packed, three-day show. Drawing more than 50,000 influential attendees from across the country and globe, the floors were bustling and vibrant until the show close on Wednesday. They all... Read more »

At NeoCon ASID's CEO Randy Fiser presented an overview of 2015/16 Interior Design Outlook

This week at NeoCon, ASID’s CEO Randy Fiser presented an overview of the organization’s 2015/16 Interior Design Outlook & State of the Industry. Please find an excerpt from the release below, as well as a link to view the full release: The Interior Design 2015/16 Outlook and State of the Industry report, produced by the... Read more »

Neocon Announces 2015 Keynote Presenters Patricia Urquiola, Jason Silva, and Anastasija Sugic & Martin Lesjak

A Closer Look At The Creative Minds Headlining The Conference Program The countdown to NeoCon® 2015 is on! The largest commercial interiors show in North America will take place at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago from June 15-17, 2015. For more than four and a half decades, it remains the premier platform for connecting, learning... Read more »

No matter who you are, what you look like, where you're from, or who you love, you were the 'IN' crowd

The first-ever Global Inclusion Reception (EV321) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) was held during its national convention in Chicago on June 27, 2014 at the Hafele Chicago Showroom. Here are my three takeaways from the event: It is possible for a diverse group of creative organizations to come together in fellowship. Humanitarian issues,... Read more »

Architecture Showcase: Diversity in Design

Join Chicago and international architects and designers that include Bohdan Gernaga, Ashley Mistry, Juan Moreno, Monte Chapin, Lira Luis, James Karl Fischer, Melissa Sterry, Jimenez Lai, and Sara Frisk as they showcase architecture in all its varied forms as we celebrate design diversity at one of the icons of design, Apple. If you go: Where: Apple... Read more »

Exhibition exploring relationship between designers and manufacturers

Cubby by Materious
(View original article from i4design Media here) SHARED-PRACTICE.COM and i4design Media IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST EVER EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS WITH THE WORKS OF 14 INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN, CHICAGO BASED DESIGN STUDIOS   Exhibition on view June 11-13, 2012 during NeoCon at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Booth #7-1048   Shared-Practice will... Read more »

NeoCon Party List

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors is happening on June 11 – 13th in Chicago. There are numerous parties surrounding this “BIG” show and we’ve compiled those parties’ info for you. We will be updating this in real time so make sure to check from this site regularly: View original... Read more »

NeoCon 2012 is Next Week!

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors — has invited Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP BD+C (Principal Architect of ALLL) and Anne Scarlett, LEED AP (President of Scarlett Consulting) to be speakers at its annual conference in Chicago on June 13, 2012 at 9:30am. Lira and Anne’s session W303 entitled... Read more »

Wrap Up The WTF

Wrap Up The WTF
Every year beginning in 1969, the Merchandise Mart, an art deco building, has played host to the National Exposition of Contract Furnishings World’s Trade Fair (or simply NeoCon WTF to designers). South entrance of the Merchandise Mart (image by Edmund Dantes) At the culmination of NeoCon WTF on Wednesday, June 16, 2010, we saw over... Read more »

WTF On Day One

WTF On Day One
The Nomkhubulwane (pronounced Nom-koo-bull-wah’-nee) sculpture flanked the entrance of the Merchandise Mart on Day One of NeoCon World’s Trade Fair. Brought to you by InterfaceFlor in partnership with The Human Elephant Foundation. (image by Edmund Dantes) NeoCon WTF is one of the nation’s largest trade show of contract furnishings in North America. The name itself... Read more »