Beth Dickstein

Beth Dickstein

Beth is truly amazing. She formed BDE in 1996 after her role as Executive Publisher of Metropolis Magazine. 
For over 20 years, Beth consulted for ICFF® on identifying new talent and securing the participation of industry giants. In 2012 she co-founded Be Original Americas, a non-profit organisation to inform, influence and educate on the value of original design. The organisation has developed CEU accredited courses for design & architecture, works with U.S. Customs & Border Protection to identify copies and invests in a new generation of designers with an annual 5-week Student Fellowship.

She is a frequent speaker on design, authenticity and marketing.
Together, we formed a strategic partnership back in 2018. BDE works with leading companies in the field of design, travel and food such as Alessi, FLOS, Homo Faber, Iittala, Ligne Roset, Lissoni NY, Maison & Objet, nowboat, Sirha, etc.

Full of recommendations from design aficionados, native Italians, and more, BDE’s Milan Restaurant Guide is packed with the city’s best places to eat - organized by neighborhood, with custom google map.  Enjoy! 


THE 14 SEPTEMBRE CREW – Your eyes on the ground

To capture the best of the best, the hidden and the unmissable, we’ve asked our international design experts to switch to immersive mode during the Salone and share their findings, views and feelings. Culture shock or culture club?