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 design:retail 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
Grand Hyatt New York
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. Register here.


HONORS After Party
@Manex USA
126 W. 25th St.
9:30 p.m.-midnight
Sponsored by RDI New York


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.
Click here for the Conference Crawl Agenda.
Register for the Conference Crawl here.


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.
Register here.


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 innovative, distinctive and sustainable interior finishes. Foremost architects and designers collaborate with ASI for product expertise, project management including material takeoffs/on-site support, commitment to service, project solutions, custom capabilities and the broad range of materials for walls, floors, ceilings, furniture/fixtures and more. ASI curates high-performing decorative surfacing materials, wood panels, luxury vinyl, porcelain, natural stone, hardwoods and specialty products, providing you with the added ease of finding it all in one place.


Bernstein Display
151 W. 25th St.

Founded in 1917, Bernstein Display has a rich heritage as a supplier of visual presentation products, providing unprecedented quality, design and service. With their personal approach to customer service, fourth-generation cousins Mitch Bernstein and Roger Friedman lead the company and are proud to say it is the oldest family-run business in the North American visual industry. With more than 190 combined years of design, manufacturing and product development, Bernstein Display also offers products from our other legacy brands, Lifestyle and Viaggio. Proprietary and customized products include mannequins, upholstered apparel forms, retail fixtures, accessory displayers, furniture and decoratives. Our factories in Vermont and Asia ship to retailers all over the world and support our position as an internationally recognized and trusted source for creative design development, project management and quality manufacturing. Bernstein Display continues to innovate, offering the newest in technology and fabrication while being conscious of environmentally sound practices.




DK Display Corp.
147 W. 25th St.


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 Inc.

134 W. 25th St.

See the latest in unique, high-quality design and manufacturing at JPMA’s New York showroom. Multiple programs are presented featuring store fixtures, visual elements and complete collections manufactured in wood, metal and acrylic materials. As an innovative industry leader, we showcase materials and finishes not available anywhere else in the industry. Based in Montreal with offices/showrooms in China, London and Paris, JPMA serves retail clients throughout the world. With more than 1 million sq. ft. of design, engineering, manufacturing, distribution and warehousing space, we are capable of handling multiple domestic and worldwide programs. Also in our showroom, we offer mannequins from Milan-based La Rosa. Since 1922, La Rosa has a leading worldwide reputation for their innovative design and quality.


Manex/France Display

126 W. 25th St.

Established in 1989, our showroom is now home to some of the most distinguished mannequin and form manufacturers in the world, including: Manex USA, specializing in custom projects of all sizes. Having our own factory allows us to be extremely reactive to any size project; Siegel & Stockman, a French powerhouse with more than 150 years of experience in making dress forms for the most exclusive fashion brands; Hansboodt Mannequins, one of today’s most creative mannequin companies using the latest technology to create breathtaking products; Superior Model Forms Co., a traditional form maker who succeeded in its transition from professional form maker to display form manufacturer; and Rootstein Display Mannequins—no introduction necessary for the legendary mannequin maker who started it all.



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

For more than 93 years, Econoco has been a leader in providing turnkey retail environment solutions to the retail, hospitality and the food and beverage industries. The company is comprised of three separate brands: Econoco, Mondo Mannequins and Sellutions by Econoco. Econoco has more than 2,000 off-the-shelf store fixture and display products that can ship same-day from their 200,000-sq.-ft. distribution center in northeast Pennsylvania. Mondo Mannequins creates custom mannequins, dressing and window props, and is a leader in innovation and creativity. We manufacture high-quality visuals displays for a price-conscious market, with more than 50 different collections that can be customized and a selection of inventoried lines. Sellutions by Econoco specializes in designing, value engineering and manufacturing custom fixtures. We can take anything from a pencil sketch to a 3-D rendering and bring it to life. We pride ourselves in being a true one-stop source for all retail environment needs.



Noa Brands
501 Seventh Ave., Penthouse

Noa Brands is the world’s largest and most innovative producer of mannequins and visual decor. The compan’s diverse portfolio contains five unique brands: Fusion Specialties, Atrezzo, Almax, Goldsmith Inc. and Pop, representing more than 200 years of design and production experience. With manufacturing in Spain, the United States, China and Mexico, our brands offer an array of options to the retail industry through innovative custom design, as well as multiple catalog collections. Our expertise allows us to meet all your visual merchandising needs, including mannequins, seasonal décor, theming, props and window displays.


Shaw Contract

853 Broadway, 3rd Floor

At Shaw Contract, we believe that the ground beneath your feet should have a positive impact on how you live, learn, work, heal and play. We strive for design excellence in everything we do—from conception to production to installation, it’s what sets us apart. We make flooring that delivers a purposeful blend of design elements, materiality, sustainability and performance. Every day, we take on creative challenges to research, design and innovate inventive flooring solutions that transform spaces across the globe.



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.

Creating innovative products and concepts with great designers is Vitra’s essence. They are developed in Switzerland and installed worldwide by architects, companies and private users to build inspirational spaces for living, working and shopping, as well as public areas. A family business for more than 80 years, Vitra first began as a shopfitter. With its classics, Vitra represents groundbreaking 20th-century design. Today, Vitra develops intelligent retail systems for prominent brands and international retailers. In combining technical and conceptual expertise with the creativity of contemporary designers, Vitra seeks to continue pushing the boundaries of the design discipline. The Vitra Campus—with buildings by some of the world’s leading architects—and the Vitra Design Museum—with its exhibitions on design and architecture, design archives and a comprehensive furniture collection—are all part of Vitra. They inspire visitors, inform the design process and create an atmosphere in which innovation flourishes.



138 W. 25th St.

WINDOW FRANCE is one of the world’s leading designers and foremost innovators of display mannequins and bespoke window props to the world’s leading fashion brands in all sectors of the clothing industry, with the largest selection of mannequins available on the market. ‘The French Touch”—all WINDOW FRANCE products are designed and developed in France. At the heart of its creative center on the French Riviera is a unique design laboratory called THE DNA FACTORY, an exclusive venue, unique in the mannequin industry, where clients can create their new mannequin collection in just a few days using revolutionary 3-D image capture technology. Highly skilled professionals man the seven workshops that take your projects from the initial inspiration to full-size mannequins within days. The process opens up a whole new field of creativity in mannequin design. This service is now available through the showroom and creative space in New York City.




Questions about New York Market Week or NYC Partners for Creative Retail? Contact design:retail Publisher Orlando Llerandi at or 770-291-5511.

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