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The New York Design Center Opens Eleven Showrooms

The New York Design Center kicks off the new year with the opening of eleven new showrooms. Continuing the momentum of 2013, The New York Design Center focuses on housing a comprehensive design resources in New York. With nearly 100 showrooms representing over 500 lines of furniture, fabric, floor coverings, kitchen, bath, lighting, accessories, 20th century vintage and antiques, 200 Lex remains at the forefront of the New York design community.

Bakes & Company, Suite 430
From the Hamptons to New York City and beyond, Bakes & Company offers both kitchen and interior design services and a custom cabinet manufacturing company. For over six years, Bakes & Company has worked with architects and homeowners alike, taking a project from initial concept right through kitchen design, cabinet manufacturing and final installation. Last year, the Hamptons Designer Show House featured a beautiful kitchen created by Bakes & Company.

BOLIER, Suite 804
Bolier is a company founded to translate a desire to live with simplicity, ease and elegance into beautiful, well-made furnishings inspired by tradition and designed for modern lifestyles. With their new stand-alone showroom, Bolier continues to be a truly notable name in the luxury furniture industry. Decca, bearing the motto "From Idea to Reality" enables Bolier to offer a portfolio of classic furniture forms reinterpreted to fresh effect by a select group of designers like John Black, Brian Graham, Jiun Ho, and Michael Vanderbyl, with sophisticated modernistic sensibilities. Since its inception, Bolier has sought to make sustainable principles and practices an integral part of their business. Their passion offers customers a way of living that combines modern comfort and timeless elegance through fine furniture for the home.

CF Modern, Suite 419
Less than two years after Irwin Feld and Steve Cassler launched CF Modern, a mid-century inspired American made custom furniture collection, they have expanded their business to include a showroom on the fourth floor of the New York Design Center. CF Modern, designed by Irwin Feld, debuted with a select group of customizable informal seating in early 2012 and now offers a full collection, which includes case pieces, tables, lighting, chairs and sofas in addition to benches and ottomans.

CF Modern pays homage to Feld and Cassler's mid-century roots, featuring bold sculpted lines and polished metal accents, a hallmark of their vintage designs. The newest pieces, now being unveiled in the New York showroom, utilize 21st-century technology, mixing lucite with glass, metal and upholstery along with that unmistakable CF Modern signature style.

Each CF Modern design is customizable, offered in a variety of solid woods, sizes, and finishes. The showroom, which features CF Modern custom pieces, also includes mid-century lighting and furnishings from both Irwin Feld Design and Mid Century Antiques. Blending experience and a rich history in home design, Feld and Cassler now bring their unique aesthetic to New York City.

Currey & Company, Suite 506
Currey & Company, manufacturer of distinctive home furnishings products, are bringing their well-known lighting products, interior furniture, garden furniture and accessories to the New York Design Center.

Chandeliers and wall sconces form a significant part of the company's business, characterized by the attention and detailing that goes into their manufacturing and finishing. With a workforce in Atlanta and Currey International in the Philippines, Currey & Company brings to the marketplace merchandise that not only speaks of the touch of the human hand, but also utilizes a myriad of natural materials. Hand forged iron products have long been the specialty of the company, but the range of materials has been extended to include a variety of materials such as hand-carved wood, porcelain and brass.

Dorothy Draper & Co., Suite 510
From the 1930's to the 1960's, Dorothy Draper was the most famous decorator in America. A pioneering businesswoman and expert colorist, she used her trademark cabbage-rose chintz and neo-baroque plasterwork to create innovative and dramatic interiors for apartment houses, hotels, restaurants, theaters, department stores and private homes.

The Dorothy Draper Collection is a collaboration with Carleton Varney, the current president and owner of Dorothy Draper and Co. in New York. This collection is versatile in its offerings of painted and wood finishes. The articles of furniture are reproductions, adaptations and inspirations from the Draper's corporate design work at such institutions as The Greenbrier Hotel, The Mark Hopkins Hotel, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Hampshire House.

The world of Dorothy Draper is one that combines old-world glamour with a current lifestyle and a wink of reverence for the past. The collection is now proudly carried in Kindel Furniture.

Harbour Outdoor Australia, Suite 1301
In 2007, Harbour Outdoor was conceived by founders Harrison Condos and Nicholas Condos with the desire to continue the legacy and growth of their fathers' Australian company, Tecno Furniture.

Harbour Outdoor focuses on creating outdoor furniture of unique design and unparalleled quality. Based in Sydney, it's easy to see that their inspiration comes from the vibrant cosmopolitan city they call home. With 30 years' experience and a wide choice of modern and classic collections, Harbour Outdoor has something to suit any landscape or climate, outside as well as inside. The company has a keen ability to reflect contemporary culture, anticipate trends, and suit a wide array of landscapes, climates, and aesthetics.

After two decades of unparalleled success in the interior design industry, Jamie Herzlinger opens her flagship showroom in the New York Design Center.

Herzlinger's highly anticipated showroom will include her signature custom furniture line, along with Herzlinger's curated collection of her favorite resources, such as exquisite antiques from Linda Horn, stunning period lighting by Carlos de la Puente and elegant handmade wall coverings by Studio E. The Jamie Herzlinger showroom is among the first of several across the country for the Herzlinger brand.

Herzlinger revolutionizes the shopping experience with her showroom by allowing the consumer to directly access rare and beautiful pieces and design their home with Herzlinger's nationally renowned Interior Design firm.

La Bastille, Suite 1305
La Bastille, the company that has brought unrivaled quality, design and luxury custom interior surfaces worldwide, is proud to announce the opening of their first showroom in New York City in the New York Design Center. Located on the 13th floor, the showroom marks a new era for the Bastille brand. The showroom showcases La Bastille's ability to create one-of-a-kind functional artistic pieces, integrating unusual yet classical materials with smart and striking design.

Bastille Metal Works is recognized world-wide as the leader in zinc and pewter installations in both large scale commercial settings as well as within the most beautifully appointed homes throughout the world. Today, their custom zinc and pewter bar tops and furnishings are not only sold throughout the United States and Canada, but are also displayed world-wide in Asia, South America, Australia, and Europe, including the location of zinc and pewter's heritage- France.

La Bastille has revolutionized the art of using unexpected materials in exciting ways, all for the discerning client who desires the unusual without sacrificing beautiful design and of equal importance, function.

New Traditionalists, Suite 701
The New Traditionalists connect traditional with today. Influenced by classic, traditional silhouettes, objects and history, their furniture is designed for today's eclectic, personal style of decorating. Opening on the seventh floor of the New York Design Center in 2014, New Traditionalists will be a popular destination for designers.

Using multi-layered, hand-rubbed finishes, each piece of furniture is handmade in their factory in New England and built with sustainably harvested hardwoods and finished in our proprietary water-based techniques.

Tectonic Flooring, Suite 1320
Flooring isn't just about form it's about function too and Tectonic floors have managed to find the perfect equilibrium. Their new showroom at the New York Design Center will offer their wide range of solid timber flooring products, advanced coatings and finishes to provide the best timber flooring every time.

With a lifetime structural guarantee, Tectonic's timber flooring system is resistant to cupping, swelling and movement when used in residential applications. Such superiority means their solid timber flooring system can be installed directly over a heated concrete sub-floor as well as areas prone to moisture change.

Ted Boerner, Suite 903
Ted Boerner is relocating to the ninth floor of the New York Design Center in a redesigned showroom. Along with their own full line of furnishings, Ted Boerner features a range of textiles, lighting, carpets, wallpaper, art and accessories by their distinctive selection of artists and designers.

Ted Boerner seeks to improve quality of life. Founded in 1988 by Ted Boerner and Frank Pontes, Ted Boerner is a San Francisco based design studio encompassing a full range of made to order products. They approach familiar forms, using only essential details. In search of simplicity, Ted Boerner balances the idiosyncrasies of nature with the clean rhythms of modernism.

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Photo courtesy Tectonic Flooring
Posted February 11th, 2014 by Jackie Austin

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