Announcing IFDA’s Rising Stars of Design 2018

Our Master of Ceremonies

George Oliphant
from NBC’s George to the Rescue

Our Interior Design Honorees:

Anelle Gandelman & Ariella Duker
A list Interiors

We combine our interior design, fashion styling and art history backgrounds with the powerful dynamic of our partnership to create livable, luxury interiors. We re-imagine the classics, making them new and fresh, creating tailored, modern spaces with bespoke details.

Casey DeBois
DeBois Design

Has a discerning eye and flair for contemporary style and specializes in translating sophisticated tastes into practical modern designs. Casey credits traveling as a driving source of creativity, drawing inspiration from colors, textures and materials she encounters across the globe. She is always excited to find ways to incorporate this inspiration into her work, seamlessly marrying originality, imagination and practicality to bring a client’s vision to life.

Andrew Torrey
BA Torrey

Has an eye for superb craftsmanship and use of luxurious, tactile finishes and materials, his rapidly expanding boutique company creates spaces that reflect each client’s unique personality – and then elevates that vision into one-of-a-kind spaces and homes. After He created a room for the prestigious Kips Bay Decorator Show House in Manhattan, he was counted among some of the most talked about and respected interior designers in the country.

Our Product Design Honorees:

Adam & Sofia Zimmerman
ot-tra by Zimmerman Workshop

Ot/tra started as a side project at Zimmerman Workshop Architecture + Design, like the firm’s architectural projects, the solid wood furniture reflects the same level of attention to technical rigor, meticulous detailing, quality construction, and a softened contemporary aesthetic.

Thursday Nov. 15th

Tile Bar
45 W 21st St

IFDA Members $20
Guests $35
Students $0


Thank you to our host who is creating one of their dazzling signature cocktails . . . “The Rising Bar” to celebrate our Honorees.
Come and be the first to toast IFDA’s newest Stars with one!

Tickets are non-refundable

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 and now with 10 chapters worldwide, provides a professional forum for communication and interaction among its high-profile members. The IFDA, a not-for-profit volunteer-run association, also promotes career advancement and educational opportunities and is structured to increase public awareness of the furnishings and design industry through specialized programming, networking and service to the community.