Upcoming Events

5th Floor Designer Breakfast, 5th floor

The New York Design Center 5th Floor invites you to a designers breakfast hosted by personalities of the design industry before taking you to explore the AD Show with complimentary bus service and free tickets. To attend this event please RSVP here.

Friday, March 22nd from 8:30am – 11am

 

Silhouette Party, 4th floor in suite 436

Munder Skiles is having a Silhouette Party to celebrate the launch of their new website! The first 24 people to RSVP will have the opportunity to have a silhouette of their choice cut by talented artist Jenny Fowler. To attend this event please RSVP here.

Tuesday, March 26th from 5pm – 7pm

 

Timothy Oulton Presents the New 2019 Collection: Visceral Experiences, 8th floor in suite 801

Join us for fine wine and cheeses as we reveal our exciting new 2019 Collection, rooted in the idea that truly authentic materials and human-centered design have the power to change how people feel. To attend this event please RSVP here.

Thursday, March 28th from 5:30pm – 7pm

 

Why Pigments Matter CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

Pigments serve many functions in paint other than supplying color. This course will explore how color choices affect the appearance and performance of architectural paints. We will discuss the types of pigments used in architectural coatings. How paint is tinted, and how pigments and colorants influence factors such as hide, gloss, fading, durability, and price. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, April 3rd from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Bendheim Design Lab Launch, 16th floor in suite 1602

Celebrate the opening of our architectural glass design & education center! Join fellow A&D professionals, builders, contractors, and media for an evening of culinary and glass delights. Didn’t receive your personal invitation yet? RSVP details to be provided

Wednesday, April 3rd from 5:30 pm – 8 pm

 

The Science of Color and Light CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

Investigate the interplay of color and light: this course explores the design impact of lighting, color temperature, color rending index and light reflectance value (LRV). We will examine the characteristics of different light sources and the impact on color. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, May 1st from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Color Foundations CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

This course provides an overview of the color basics, including terminology, color perception, the psychology of color, and a brief discussion on how light affects color. We will explore current styles and color trends. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, June 5th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Three Centuries of Color CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

Three Centuries of Color illustrates how the use of color can express our individuality and culture, and how the past can inspire us with fresh ideas for using color in the present. By highlighting the
prevalent colors of more than ten decades, this course looks at the societal, political, technological, and cultural influences that defined the personality of each decade. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, July 3rd from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Creating Healthy Living Environments with Advanced Paint Technology CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

This course provides an overview of sustainable design and the creation of healthier environments with architectural paints. Included are discussions about the components of paint; VOCs, independent testing methods and standards; categories of LEED®; and the specification of paint systems. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, August 7th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Red Throughout History CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

This course surveys examples of the great importance of the color red through history, architecture, art history, and design while illustrating how red can be brought into the home today. To attend this CEU course please register here.

Wednesday, September 4th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Color and Paint in Environments for the Aging CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

This course provides an overview of the changes in color perception because of aging or disease. We will discuss the various types of common care environments available for the elderly, the application of low- or no-VOC paint, and appropriate color use to facilitate wayfinding. To attend this CEU course register here.

Wednesday, October 2nd from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Color Trends 2020 CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

Details to be announced mid October. Registration information to be announced

Wednesday, November 6th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Reverse Engineering: Colonial Williamsburg CEU, 8th floor in suite 814

The Williamsburg palette represents how the richness of history and modern research methods give us the most accurate depiction. In this course, we will examine the colors of this era, and how they are relevant today, from lead-based whites and linseed oils to zero VOC coatings and new colorant technology, paint has changed quite a bit over the years. To attend this CEU course please register here.

Wednesday, December 4th from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm