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Transcend Design – Be Inspired

January 10th, 2019

TranscendDesign – Be Inspired

Experience world class brands and designs with Baron, Deleon, Toumbakaris, and ASID NY Metro at NY NOW 



New York, NY—January 10, 2019 — NY NOW® brings together world class designers and brands, including Robin Baron, Vanessa Deleon, Francis Toumbakaris and ASID NY Metro at its Transcend Design feature this February 3-6.

Transcend at NY NOW will demonstrate what inspirational experience looks like, both as presented by exhibitors, as well as with several spectacular on-floor installations. NY NOW brand ambassador, Robin Baron, of Robin Baron Design, Inc. along with designers Vanessa Deleon, Francis Toumbakaris, and well-known designers from ASID NY Metro will curate these featured inspirational experiences within the HOME collection of the market. The Transcend design experience will be filled with products from extraordinary companies like; Lalique, Kartell, Lladro, Tom Dixon, Ercole, Atelier Swarovski, Zanotta, Missoni Home, Ercole, Bungalow 5, Tommy Mitchell, Selamat and Mr. Brown London and many more.

“I am delighted to present the Transcend Experience with four unique installations, one designed by Vanessa Deleon, another by Francis Toumbakaris, and a third one by select ASID NY Metro designers Kim Radovich, Bjorn Bjornsson, Charles Pavarini III, and Elissa Grayer” said brand ambassador Robin Baron. “The fourth Transcend Experience will be designed by me and my design team. We hope to inspire your creativity and excite you about the show!”

Dynamic Transcend Talks, held on the market floor, will feature free sessions dedicated to the business of interior design and the inspirational experience on the retail level; how retailers are being successful by combing retail and experience - RETAILTAINMENT. This winter’s stellar line up of industry luminaries come from brands including: LISSONI, Lladro, Zanotta, Robin Baron Design, Inc., Holiday House, Meagan Camp Interiors, Lockwood, Social Chain, Gensler, Business of Home, Refinery29, etsy and many more. Speakers will focus on the design and retail renaissance and the importance of embracing this era of change and rebirth with actionable, digestible advice that will see results.

Robin Baron is a celebrity interior designer, lifestyle expert, and luxury home furnishings designer. She is renowned for her sense of style and her high-profile clientele. Her new collections of home furnishings will be exhibited at NY NOW.  Vanessa Deleon is an award-winning interior designer that specializes in residential, commercial and hospitality design. Deleon, and her team, are strongly committed to quality work from concept to completion. Francis Toumbakaris leverages the foundation of his artistic journey to combine an innate understanding for space, light, form, and balance with his expertise and knowledge in construction and renovations to flourish as an established interior designer. ASID NY Metro (The American Society of Interior Designers) believes that design transforms lives. ASID serves the full range of the interior design profession and practice through the Society’s programs, networks, and advocacy. It is one of the leading organizations in the interior design industry.

It’s an exciting time to be successful and thriving in design and retail. Join us to experience and see what success looks like now and learn how to live at retail renaissance NY NOW, this winter February 3-6, 2019.




About NY NOW

The winter 2019 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle, Handmade + Gift, will take place February 3-6, 2019 at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. NY NOW features three comprehensive collections — HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE — that encompass tens of thousands of products in hundreds of product categories. For the first time, NY NOW welcomes the co-locations of the winter market with the National Stationery Show® and SURTEX®, which will take place during the same time, all under one roof and in the same location. Attendees from all 50 states and nearly 70 countries worldwide are expected.

NY NOW is owned by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.



•             The official name of the market is “NY NOW.” Please do not use “NY Now,” “NYNow,” “New York Now,” “the NY Gift Show” or the “NY Gift Fair” to refer to the market.


•             The NY NOW winter 2019 market will take place Sunday, February 3, 2019 through Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.


•             The National Stationery Show® will be co-located with the NY NOW winter market and will be located on Level 1 adjacent to the LIFESTYLE Collection.


•             SURTEX® will be co-located with the NY NOW winter market and will be located on level 4 in the River Pavilion.


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