Brickworks launches its global flagship design studio on 5th Avenue with Epic Bash – Times Square Chronicles
On Thursday, March 3, Brickworks North America – a subsidiary of Brickworks Limited, one of the most high-end and diverse manufacturers of building materials – officially celebrated its global flagship design studio in New York.
The night brought together luminaries and tastemakers from around the world to honor this momentous occasion. Notable guests in attendance included “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” stars Carson Kressley and Thom Filicia; Mark Ellenor, president of Brickworks North America; Lindsay Partridge, CEO of Brickworks; Robert Millner, president of Brickworks; the Honorable Arthur Sinodinos AO, Australian Ambassador to the United States; and the Honorable Nicholas Greiner AC, Consul General of Australia in New York.
“The opening of our international flagship design studio in New York is a major milestone for Brickworks and another opportunity for us to continue our expansion in North America,” said Lindsay Partridge, CEO of Brickworks. “It is an honor to bring our expertise to New York, home to some of the most diverse, vibrant and iconic architectural structures in the world and one of the world’s leading design hubs. With a fashion-forward collection of premium products and unparalleled design experience, we are thrilled to have our global flagship on New York’s most famous shopping street among other legendary brands.
The evening began with a champagne toast followed by great performances from a variety of singers and dancers, all dressed in stunning 1930s outfits. It was a night or a proportion not seen in Manhattan since a while due to a cold winter, which made the party even more special.
Located on New York’s iconic 5th Avenue, Brickworks New York Design Studio offers architects, designers and owners a premium design experience where they can collaborate on projects and choose from a luxurious collection of products from around the world.
Inspired by New York’s Art Deco architectural movement and the timeless style of the famous Chrysler Building, the celebratory 1930s-style black-tie event will begin with welcoming remarks from Mark Ellenor, President of Brickworks North America, and a toast with champagne. Afterwards, media, dignitaries and industry participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a lively evening of entertainment in the Design Studio’s 16,171 square foot space and view hundreds of product samples from premium quality from Glen-Gery.
Brickworks New York Design Studio is located at 445 Fifth Avenue. The company has been building the Australian dream for over a century. Today Brickworks is more than Australia’s largest and most trusted brick manufacturer. It includes a diversified portfolio of attractive assets, offering shareholders stability and long-term growth. The company has a proud track record, having paid a dividend every year since listing on the ASX in 1962. Brickworks comprises four divisions: Building Products Australia, Building Products North America, Industrial Property and Investments.