Suzanne Slesin to Talk Design Futures at ICFF NYC, May 21

April 6, 2017



Suzanne Slesin to Talk Design Futures at ICFF NYC, May 21

(New York) – April 6, 2017 – ICFF is proud to welcome Suzanne Slesin, publisher and editorial director of Pointed Leaf Press, to the ICFF Talks stage Sunday, May 21 at 11:00am. Slesin will moderate a panel discussion with fellow design industry leaders that examines the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the future of design.  ICFF®, North America’s largest and most prestigious series of design events for interiors in its 29th year, will host insightful and educational Talks sessions each day of ICFF NYC, May 21-24, 2017.

More on Suzanne Slesin’s ICFF Talk:

Title: Across Perspectives: Design Futures

Description: Listen in as leaders in the design field for over two decades, top design trend experts, first-class designers, architects, editors, Feng Shui experts and … predict design trends, industry challenges, and strengths. Their perspectives on the most important design trends and practices for the coming twelve months is a blueprint for anyone planning success in 2017.

Moderator: Suzanne Slesin, Publisher and Editorial Director of Pointed Leaf Press


Scott Sanders – Interior Designer

Jade Dressler – Creative Director, Designer, and Feng Shui Expert

Ellen Fisher – VP for Academic Affairs and Dean, NYSID

Ingrid Abramovitch – Features Director, Hearst Design Group (ELLE DECOR, House Beautiful, Veranda)

Rio Hamilton – Design & Fashion Blogger/Marketing Strategist

Chad Oppenheim – Principal Architect, OPPENHEIM


For more information on this and other ICFF Talks sessions, click to read more.

Registration for ICFF NYC 2017 is now open. Members of the design community can visit the ICFF registration page to register.

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About ICFF®

ICFF® is the premier North American global Design showcase for interior furniture, seating, carpet and flooring, lighting, outdoor furniture, materials, wall coverings, accessories, textiles, kitchen and bath and fabricators, attracting more than 800 exhibitors and 35,000 attendees from around the world. The 29th annual ICFF® in New York is scheduled for May 21-24, 2017 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The second annual ICFF® Miami is scheduled for October 3-4, 2017. Visit for more information on ICFF NYC and for details on ICFF Miami.

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