New York Market Week

What is Market Week? It’s New York. It’s design. It’s retail. All in one week. May 21-25, 2018.

Join us for a jam-packed week of retail-focused events in NYC, including HONORS, ICFF, RDI International Design Awards, NYCxDESIGN and a consortium of retail design showrooms—the NYC Partners for Creative Retail.

SPRING Market Week | MAY 21-25
WINTER Market Week | DEC. 3-7





design:retail HONORS
May 21, 2018
Location TBA
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m.
The annual design:retail HONORS event celebrates the magazine’s 40 Under 40 and prestigious Markopoulos Award winner, honoring the retail design industry’s most promising future leaders alongside its highest regarded visionaries.
Registration coming soon!


Conference Crawl

May 22, 2018
Been to a Progressive Dinner, or a Bar Crawl, with stop after stop of food and fun? Join us for our take with our first-ever “Conference Crawl.” We will start in the morning with coffee, nibbles and fantastic content—trend talks, panels and more—visiting some of the most innovative and inspiring retail design showrooms in Manhattan.
Agenda TBA…check back soon!


International Contemporary Furniture Fair
May 20-23, 2018
Jacob K. Javitz Convention Center
The 30th annual ICFF NYC, North America’s platform for global design, hosts more than 36,000 interior designers, architects, retailers, representatives, distributors, facility managers, developers, manufacturers, store designers and visual merchandisers.
Register Here


Retail Design Institute’s International Design Awards Gala & Fundraiser
May 23, 2018
Current Chelsea Piers
6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
RDI hosts an evening of food, drink and design, celebrating the winners of the 47th Annual International Design Awards. Creative black tie suggested. A portion of your ticket goes toward funding the Institute’s Student Design Competition Prize Fund.
Registration coming soon!


May 11-23, 2018
New York City’s annual celebration of design attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe. Taking place each May, the event celebrates a world of design and showcases over a dozen design disciplines through events taking place across the city’s five boroughs.
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The NYC Partners for Creative Retail is a thought leadership community of New York-based retail design supplier showrooms working together to create the products and services you need to complete inspiring and engaging projects and renovations on time and on budget.

Click here for a map of participating showrooms.

Make an appointment to visit these showrooms during Spring Market Week!



Architectural Systems Inc.

150 W. 25th St., 8th Floor
Architectural Systems Inc. (ASI) is a leading global distributor of distinctive interior finishes, celebrating more than 25 years of Creativity and Collaboration. A source of curated materials from around the world, foremost architects and designers return again and again for ASI’s expertise, commitment to service, project solutions, custom capabilities and a collective eye for The Next New Thing—with the added ease of finding it all in one place.



Bernstein Display
151 W. 25th St.
Bernstein Display has a rich heritage as a supplier of visual presentation products and is globally recognized as a trusted source for creative design development, quality manufacturing and timelydistribution. The company’s focus on customer service excellence continues to build long-term relationships that cultivate customer loyalty. Proprietary as well as customized products include mannequins in a diverse range of innovative materials, upholstered apparel forms, retail fixtures and accessory displayers.


DK Display Corp.
147 W. 25th St.
Located in New York City, DK Display Corp. is the exclusive North American representative for Bonaveri, Schlappi, New John Nissen, Tailor’s NY, and MD Studio.



Genesis Mannequins
151 W. 25th St., 4th Floor

Genesis Mannequins designs and produces current-trend mannequins with the highest care for the environment and sustainability. We specialize in made-to-order and custom mannequins, forms and accessory displays for the global retail market. Stop by our showroom to view our latest lines, such as Masquerade and Comfort. Masquerade is our new removable make-up, which includes eyelids and lips, to transform your female mannequins like never before! Comfort, a contemporary interpretation of larger sizes for the plus-size market, is the perfect answer to the ever-changing discussion about ideal measurements in the fashion world.



JPMA Global

134 W. 25th St.


Manex USA

126 W. 25th St.


Mondo Mannequins
164 W. 25th St., 12th Floor


NOA Brands
501 Seventh Ave., Penthouse


Universal Display & Design Inc.
138 W. 25th St., 2nd Floor

Universal Display is a leading manufacturer of mannequins, bust forms and display products. A global business with offices and showrooms in London, New York City and China. Our in-house team allows for a custom service, cost reductions and increased speed of manufacturing, together with a strong distribution network. Our product is designed and sculpted in our London design studios and manufactured in our joint-venture factory in China. We bring top design together with high-quality manufacturing to deliver excellence. Universal Display’s “Iconeme’ technology is a unique and extraordinary way to enhance the shopper experience and drive sales by communicating with store mannequins and displays via an app and beacon technology to create the ultimate retail experience. Our showroom will be showcasing our newest male, female and kids mannequin,s as well as accessory pieces and bust forms. All product will be interactive using Iconeme technology.


100 Gansevoort St. (opposite the Whitney Museum)



138 W. 25th St.



Questions? Contact design:retail Publisher Orlando Llerandi at or 770-291-5511.

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