Robin Baron, celebrity interior designer, lifestyle expert, and luxury home-furnishings designer, brings a striking sense of style to everything she does. With an enthusiastic personality and expertise in all things décor and lifestyle, Robin thrives on creating homes that are eclectic, unique and fabulous, while maintaining a warm and inviting atmosphere. Reflecting her motto that “Confidence Begins at Home™”, she prides herself on her ability to capture her clients’ individual personalities in their homes.
Vanessa Deleon is an Interior Designer and Founder of Vanessa Deleon Associates. After starting her career in her family's furniture business, Ms. Deleon created Vanessa Deleon Associates while still in school at Berkeley College for Interior Design. She worked for designer Ralph Lauren in merchandising before attending Berkeley College. Ms. Deleon can be seen on TV shows such as HGTV's Generation Renovation, Designers' Challenge, Bang for Your Buck and Design Star, as well as in numerous publications including New York Spaces, Design NJ, (201) Home, Latina Magazine, Time, Entertainment, and Cosmopolitan.
With a natural eye for design — and by successfully leveraging his background in dance and the arts — Francis Toumbakaris has crafted Francis Interiors into one of the leading Interior Design studios in New York City. Fluid aesthetics, creative problem solving, and the added benefit of a contracting team under the same roof, help Francis Interiors not only stand out, but elevate the company to “must-have” status among the elite addresses of Manhattan. Francis Toumbakaris is the Founder and Lead Interior Designer of Francis Interiors, driving the firm’s unwavering charge towards creating exquisite interior designs for residences large and small.
NY NOW is an excellent platform for Kartell. Exhibiting here gives us the right level of visibility to the desired buyers and retailers. We are seeing buyers we’ve had for 50+ years and at the same time reaching new designers and the crossover generation.- John J. Jenkin, Kartell, CEO, North America
NY NOW® Transcend Talks--happening right on the show-floor. Featuring a series of free sessions to 23,000+ attendees. Touching on the topic of retail renaissance and why it’s important for buyers to embrace this era of change and rebirth.