ARCHITECT contributor Alice Liao shares a look at nine products that caught the attention of editors at this year's ICFF.

The 30th annual ICFF, the contemporary furniture and design fair, opened on May 20 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Running through May 23, and attended by more than 36,000 designers, architects, retailers, and other professionals, this year’s event includes a silent auction for the Chicago-based nonprofit Alzheimer’s Association, a robust schedule of talks, and commercial and residential product offerings by nearly 750 exhibitors.

Victoria + Albert’s Barcelona 3 freestanding tub has a concealed void space for waste plumbing, allowing more flexibility in tub placement. Measuring 70.25" long by 33.625" wide by 21.75" deept, it is available with the Kit 36 Brass drain, a pressure-sensitive, click-clack waste drain hole that automatically releases the water when it reaches 14" in depth, eliminating the need for a tub overflow. When the faucet is turned off, the drain will reseal after the water level reaches 10.25". Offered in seven color finishes, including Englishcast white (shown), anthracite, and stone gray.

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