Party Photos: The Design Party in New
At Adultworld, 04.09.03
They had to wind down stairs, around corners, back up, and through
some blazing lights, but throngs of New York's coolest designers made their
way into Adultworld last week for mediabistro.com's rocking Design Party. The
really lucky ones went home with complimentary magazines from the party's sponsors,
Print and ID.
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Adultworld was moodily lit and packed with designers.
Freelance designer Fitz Gitler, Shahid and Company production designer Brigitte Fondeur, and Interview magazine designer Amaya Taveras.
Freelance art director and designer Michele Trombley, PR man Peter Wilk, and mediabistro.com events director Kenny Rufino, the evening's host.
Photographer Naomi Harris and the always-fetching Matt Ipcar, of Ipcar Design.
"Yay, mediabistro," said web designer Diggie Diamond, with his equally excited friends John Fisk, a graphic designer at Accessory Network, and "employment enthusiast" Sarah Shields.
Aaron McDannell, a graphic designer for Nickelodeon, with copywriter Wendy Friedman, freelance designer Andrew Ulanoff, and the much sought-after complimentary copies of Print and ID.
Jeweler and freelance graphic designer Rachel Lavin and freelance designer and digital artist Bart Berggren, who didn't seem to be as drunk as this picture makes him look.
Graphic designer Julia Reich and mediabistro.com editor-in-chief Jesse Oxfeld.
Grey Advertising art director Mattias Wikman, Magenta Labs interactive art director Magnus Erhardt, Mike Heu of Heu Design, Jesper Sundwall of RDA International, BAM special-events planner Beth Burgess, and IBM.com graphic designer Taka Anai.
Designer Lidia Tomas, Essence associate art director Angela Williams, and the peripatetic Jacob Kabasso, of Kabasso Advertising and Media.
A whole mess of happy people: Freelance stylist Jenifer Bennett, Princeton Review's Robert Kurilla, writer and producer Wendi Paydob, designer and photographer Sheri Lane, and boa-sporting Institutional Investor photo editor Anastasia Pleasant.
Designer Debbie Ullman and Nickelodeon Online senior designer Patrick Dorsey attempt to display anti-war propaganda. But it didn't come out.