FAIRFIELD, NJ — MOD Media has bought New York Spaces, a home design magazine covering metropolitan New York, from Davler Media Group, LLC. The purchase price was not revealed. The shelter publication will add MOD media’s portfolio of regional luxury lifestyle publications.
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’ reports an average household income of $914,000 and a total readership of 200,000. Published eight times a year, New York Spaces 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