IFDA Color Event Feb. 6 in Conjunction with NY NOW

Tamara Matthews-Stephenson

The New York Chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA NY) will hold an event on “The Influence and Impact of Color on Home Decor” with a keynote presentation by Tamara Matthews-Stephenson, a residential interior designer, freelance writer and product designer with Root Cellar Designs. She is also the talent behind the popular blog, Nest by Tamara. The event will be held in conjunction with NY NOW at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Monday, February 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Room 1A 01, Lower Level.

The keynote presentation will focus on how color choices influence the mood in our home and how color inspires and transforms our interior design.  Tamara will also discuss trends on the horizon, the movements of combining and layering color and texture, how the latest technologies influence color and where we are headed for 2017.

Throughout her presentation you will see inspirations from her travels to Heimtextil in Frankfurt, Deco Off and Maison & Objet in Paris, High Point Market and Mercanteinfiera in Parma, Italy.  Images and trends gleaned from fashion shows, pop-up shops, street art, gallery openings and book signings from her recent trips to London and Paris will also be shared.

Prior to January 30, 2017, cost per ticket is $25 for IFDA members and $45 for guests; after January 30 and at the door there will be an additional $15 added.  Student IFDA member admission is free of charge and student guests’ fee is $10 with ID; after January 30, 2017, and at the door: student members: $0 and student guests: $20.  For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the IFDA website: www.ifdany.com or call 212-686-6020; or register here

The International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA), founded in New York City in 1947 and now with 14 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.

IFDA NY thanks its INTERNATIONAL Platinum Sponsors:  The Shade Store | Sunbrella and Chapter GOLD Sponsors:  American Hardwood Information Center | Benjamin Moore & Co. | Cliff Young Ltd. | HG Stones | Hunter Douglas | Kravet Inc. | New York Design Center | NY NOW | Resource Furniture | Stacy Garcia New York.