Another year, another ICFF. To be entirely honest, I thought last year’s show was a bit of a downer but in contrast, this year’s show seemed more upbeat, positive and there were quite a few things we absolutely loved.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

I have seen oversized knits and crochet before, but Neò’s new woven collection was one of my favorites.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Plexi-Craft collaborated with designers Brandon+Bradley – a rocking chair and bench with inset cushion.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Flavor Paper’s new wallpaper including collaborations with Simon Page, Rex Ray and Mike D from the Beastie Boys.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

We loved UK designer Margo Selby’s textiles.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Laurie Beckerman shows a new take on her acrylic Butterfly chair from last year.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Cube lights by Marc Trotereau

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Wrapped stick lights by Pierre Ospina

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

A great angular chaise from Designlush

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Every year, Wilsonart challenges students to create chairs using their products and this year’s chairs were pretty nifty. The winner (above) was highly conceptual – called the Torrey Chair by Kaii Tu.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

Jeni Tu

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

This kid climbed right up on there. Funny story about this piece by Hannah Quinn is that when the convention center worker unpacked it, they were very confused and almost cut the straps because they are the same kind of straps used in packing! Good thing he asked first…

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

The Parsons x Carnegie booth had a great installation using Carnegie’s Xorel textile.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

I love these hanging bag sconces from SkLO.

ICFF 2012: Part 1 in news events home furnishings  Category

I want this rug from Warp & Weft.

Read all our ICFF posts here and check out our full coverage of New York Design Week.