ICFF Studio

Bernhardt Design and George Little Management team up annually to sponsor ICFF Studio, which is presented each May during ICFF. The scholarship program is a juried competition created as a platform for young designers to showcase their existing prototypes to manufacturers, retailers, and the media. Studio has been a career catylyst for a number of past participants including: Brad Ascalon, Viable London, Chris Adamick and Nolen Niu, who manages his Los Angeles based studio and showroom.

zero – nolen niu

sophie mallebranche

corona – shane kohatsu and emi fujita

The ICFF Editor’s Award has been received by past participants Emi Fujita and Shane Kohatsu for the Best New Designers in 2007, andSophie Mallenbranche won Best Textiles in 2006.  Numerouspublications have featured the work presented at ICFF Studioincluding: Business Week, Fast Company, ID, Metropolis, The NewYork Times, Surface, and Wallpaper.  
For additional information and application forms visit icffstudio.com.

phenomena – sang hoon kim

blackbird – terhi tuominen

dancing table – joel escalona

To enter the competition a designer must have a working prototype that can be mass produced, is economically andcommercially viable, and can be marketed successfully. Each year up to twelve designers are selected from the poolof applicants that successfully meet these guidelines. The participants’ individual display booths are created by theNew York design studio Truck, and all graphics are designed by the renowned graphics firm 2 × 4 Inc.