BKLYN Designs is a jury selected exposition of cutting-edge furnishings designers based in Brooklyn. The 8th annual BKLYN Designs exhibition, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, will be held the weekend of May 7 - 9, 2010. b!POP is proud to be an official partner for this year's event and even more excited for exhibitors like 718 Made In Brooklyn, Uhuru Design, Colleen & Eric, and UM to grace the expo floor. Whether your approach to design is minimalist, vintage, ecofriendly, or just unique, BKLYN Designs will showcase the most innovative minds in local design along side special events, speakers, DJs, food, and more.
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11 Questions With BKLYN Designs.
Q: BKLYN Designs event you are most looking forward to?
A: We love seeing new companies launch their company at BKLYN Designs and then seeing how press, trade, and consumers support them and help them grow into huge Brooklyn-based successes!
Q: How is BKLYN Designs making the event green?
A: Supporting green and sustainable designs with Inhabitat and their "Annual BKLYN DESIGNS Green Award."
Q: Favorite design or modern furniture blogs/websites?
A: b!POP [Editor Note: Aww. Aren't they sweet?]
Q: What’s new this year that you’re excited about?
A: BKLYN DESIGNers thinking outside the box with robotic, digital and living designs!
Q: Favorite niche kitchen appliance?
A: French Press.
Q: What inspired the idea behind BKLYN Designs?
A: We thought that if Paris and Milan can have a design show then Brooklyn can surely support one of its own with all of the borough's emerging creative culture
Q: Any plans to bring BKLYN Designs to the West Coast?
A: Find us a space and a sponsor and we will make it happen!
Q: Best coffee in Brooklyn?
A: Crop To Cup.
Q: New exhibitor you’re most excited to have as part of the event this year?
A: All 10 of our fabulous new designers!
Q: How are you going to celebrate after the event is over?
Thanks to Emma Parnass, Danelle Tokayer, and Karen Auster of Auster Agency and BKLYN Designs for helping us put this together. Get connected with BKLYN Designs on Facebook, Twitter, and on their blog. For tickets to the event, please click here.
If you're attending the event, click here to RSVP to BKLYN Designs on Facebook and enjoy some samples of what you'll see a the show below! Can't attend? We've got you covered. Look out for twitpics from the event all weekend long on the b!POP Twitter.
Photo from 718 Made In Brooklyn
Photo from UM
Photo from 718 Made In Brooklyn
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