FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 22, 2017 — Yesterday, MOD Media acquired New York Spaces, the home design magazine of metropolitan New York,from Davler Media Group, LLC. The shelter publication will add a new dimension to the media group’s already dynamic portfolio of regional luxury lifestyle outlets.
Shannon Steitz, president and publisher of MOD Media, commented on the merger: “We are thrilled to acquire New York Spaces, a magazine that has had a loyal readership in the New York metropolitan area. MOD Media has earned the reputation as the voice of modern luxury with premier titles such as HudsonMOD, ChicagoMOD and Highways. This new endeavor will further extend our reach into Manhattan, in addition to enhancing the portfolio with a niche high-design publication serving both consumers and the trade alike. I am eager to see this long-standing brand and publication continue to prosper under MOD Media’s direction.”
New York Spaces’ demographic encompasses an average household income of $914,000* and a total readership of 200,000**. The publication’s cutting-edge editorial celebrates the best of design in New York. As the third magazine to be added to MOD Media’s portfolio in 2017, New York Spaces will contribute state-of-the-art design along with real estate and luxury living selections to the group’s existing coverage of international travel destinations, premier culinary establishments, cutting-edge fashion trends, luxury goods, philanthropic initiatives and more aimed at a discerning, affluent audience.
“New York Spaces is metropolitan New York’s premier luxury design magazine. After 10 years of publication, we are excited to join forces with MOD Media. We look forward to producing exciting and progressive editorial and to creating new ways to celebrate our partnerships with luxury brands and the top designers in the industry,” said Jason Kontos, editorial director of New York Spaces.
Lisa Ben-Isvy, publisher of New York Spaces, added, “I am delighted that New York Spaces has found its home with MOD Media, given our unique ability to custom-tailor multimedia programs with our client needs at the forefront. I look forward to utilizing my combined experience and passions for luxury lifestyle and premier design to help propel the New York Spaces brand even further.”
MOD Media will maintain and enhance New York Spaces’ position as a bellwether of design that hosts iconic events throughout the year. The publication is best known for bringing together the industry’s elite at Top 50 Designers, Spring Into Design, What’s New? What’s Next? and ongoing showroom grand openings. In addition, New York Spaces will continue to share the city’s hidden treasures through coverage of prestigious showrooms, show homes, exclusive real estate, inspiring designers, the latest trends and the bi-annual “The Goods” issues.
About MOD Media, LLC
MOD Media, LLC provides customized content, marketing and branding solutions to a myriad of upscale and luxury lifestyle clients, as well as event planning and partnerships. Its luxury lifestyle magazines cover, deliver and define the best in world travel, cuisine, fashion, luxury auto, beauty, home & design, and leisure that drive the New York and Chicago metropolitan areas. Through our alluring pages, online access, social networks, exclusive events and media platforms, we connect people with their singular passion for a “Life Well Lived.” Our sophisticated readership has proven buying power and a profound desire to experience luxury.
About Shannon Steitz
The founder of MOD Media, Shannon Steitz is the president and publisher of HudsonMOD, which launched in March 2012 as the first luxury lifestyle magazine to tap into the crossover appeal of northern New Jersey and Manhattan, and ChicagoMOD, which debuted in March 2017. HudsonMOD has established itself as a publication which builds strategic partnerships with clients that extend beyond the printed page. By incorporating custom marketing strategies, coast-to-coast events, public relations, and digital and social media, MOD Media connects local and national brands to their target consumers.
About New York Spaces
New York Spaces is wheredesigners, architects, upscale homeowners and home design enthusiasts find the latest trends, innovative products and in-the-know professionals. It is distributed to major design buildings, retail locations, professional offices, enthusiasts, homeowners, annual events and newsstands. Published eight times a year, the title includes the Annual Journal & Directory, a guidebook for New York’s most discerning residents looking for design inspiration. Annual events include Top 50 Designers, Spring Into Design and What’s New? What’s Next? Learn more on newyorkspaces.com. Follow us on facebook, twitter and Instagram @nyspaces
Nubia DuVall Wilson
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