HauteGREEN STARTS TONIGHT!
After weeks of anticipation, sneak peeks, and announcements about the star-studded lineup, HauteGREEN is officially kicking off its festivities tonight with its opening party in Manhattan! Promising to be bigger, better, and greener than last year, HauteGREEN will showcase the best of the best in sustainable design for the home.
And while the exhibit itself (and the party) are going to be great, don’t forget about three fabulous events happening over the weekend at HauteGREEN:
Tom Dixon: A Sustainable Conversation: Saturday, May 19, 3pm.
Design journalist and editor Julie Taraska will engage London-based design maverick Tom Dixon in a conversation about sustainable design.
Meet the Designers: Sunday, May 20, 2pm.
Graham Hill, founder of Treehugger.com moderates a panel and walkthrough discussion with a group of designers featured in HauteGREEN 2007
Reclaiming Design: Sunday, May 20, at 5pm.
Tejo Remy of droog fame, and NY designers Carlos Salgado of Scrapile and Matt Gagnon, along with Sam Grawe of Dwell, will take a critical look at design processes and the application and implications of using reclaimed materials.
The Inhabitat crew will be in attendance for most of the weekend, so stay tuned for our full report on all the green festivities. And if you see us there, please stop by and say hi!
WHEN: Saturday May 19 – Monday May 21
WHERE: 33 West 19 Street (Btwn 5th & 6th Ave)
WHAT: HauteGREEN is an exhibition of the best in sustainable design for the contemporary home. This year’s event comes to Manhattan for the first time, and will feature a curated collection of 70 pieces from emerging and established designers.
Opening Party: Friday May 18, 7-9pm. Open to the public. $10 suggested donation to benefit 02-NYC. Cocktails provided by Reyka Vodka and essn natural juice beverages. In partnership with GOOD Magazine.
Tom Dixon: A Sustainable Conversation: Saturday May 19 at 3pm
Design journalist and editor Julie Taraska will engage London-based design maverick Tom Dixon in a conversation about his work and concept of sustainable design. Produced by Inhabitat.com.
Meet the Designers: Sunday May 20 at 2pm
A panel and walkthrough discussion with a group of designers featured in HauteGREEN 2007, exploring beyond aesthetics and into the research, process, materials, and thoughts involved in creating the objects on display. Produced by o2-NYC and hosted by Graham Hill, founder of Treehugger.com and HauteGREEN juror.
Reclaiming Design: Sunday May 20 at 5pm
Tejo Remy of Droog fame, and NY designers Carlos Salgado of Scrapile and Matt Gagnon, along with Sam Grawe of Dwell, will take a critical look at design processes and the application and implications of reclaimed materials. Moderated and presented by Jill Fehrenbacher and Emily Pilloton of Inhabitat.com.
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