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All the Events You Can't Miss During NYCxDESIGN

All the Events You Can't Miss During NYCxDESIGN

Photography by Mark Wickens and Laurel Golio


​NYCxDESIGN is upon us. Here's your directory of all the events that will make this year's event the most exciting yet. For more detailed information, neighborhood highlights, and designer picks, consult our New York design handbook, the official guide to NYCxDESIGN.

Tuesday May 3

MOKUCHI OPEN STUDIO

6:30–9:30 PM
Mokuchi Studio, 66 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn

Explore woodworking in the Japanese tradition

DISCOVER DESIGN: RICHARD DANNE + MICHAEL BIERUT

7–8:15 PM
Strand Book Store's Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway

Richard Danne and Michael Bierut discuss recently re-released NASA Graphics Standards Manual

PARSONS FESTIVAL: NY COMIC AND PICTURE-STORY BOOK SYMPOSIUM: KRISTEN MCKINNEY

7–9 PM
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Bark Room, 1st Floor, 66 Fifth Ave

An in-depth look at lesser-known comics by legendary artist Winsor McCay.

Wednesday May 4

DESIGN TALES

10AM–12:30PM
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street

Free literacy-based design program for pre-school children ages 2-5 that incorporates storytelling, design vocabulary, and hands-on activities.

FLOAT4 DEMO

6–7 PM
LED Lab, 475 Greenwich St

Float4 Interactive is a creative technology company focused on designing and producing interactive experiences spanning from entertainment and advertising to design and architecture.

Sally Henderson Memorial Lecture on Green Design: James Russell

6–7 PM
New York School of Interior Design, Arthur Satz Auditorium, 170 E. 70th Street

NYC Department of Design and Construction Director of Design Strategic Initiatives James Russell will speak about the agency’s Guiding Principles for Design Excellence; upcoming initiatives in environmental sustainability, resiliency, equity, and healthy living; and the potential impact for interior spaces.

CONSTRUCTION TOUR: PIER 5 UPLANDS AT BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK

6–7 PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Meet at Pier 5 next to Ample Hills

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park President Regina Myer for an exclusive hard hat tour of the Pier 5 uplands. Free with RSVP. 

BIG DESIGN: A CONVERSATION FOCUSED ON THE NEXT GENERATION OF DESIGN

6–8 PM
77 Water Street

A conversation with frog and Arup about how engineers and designers can design at every scale and connect our disciplines to produce interdependent and resilient systems.

JANE JACOBS COMMEMORATIVE LECTURE WITH RAY SUAREZ

6:30–8 PM
Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street

Ray Suarez, broadcast journalist and author of three books including The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration, will speak on the legacy of writer and preservationist Jane Jacobs.

Mark Wickens

Thursday May 5

MOVIE POSTER DESIGN WORKSHOP AT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS

2–5:30 PM
Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton Street

Design the poster for your favorite or made-up movie by drawing directly on an iPad or create a digital poster by collaging images in Photoshop.

2016 PRATT INSTITUTE FASHION SHOW + COCKTAIL BENEFIT

6 PM
Spring Studios, 50 Varick Street

Honoring Harold Koda and showcasing collections by the Department of Fashion Class of 2016

JOHN HAUBRICH - ARTIST RECEPTION

6–8 PM
Effeti, 645 W. 27th St.

Artist reception for abstract artist John Haubrich.

Friday May 6

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR IMMERSIVE CONFERENCE

8:45 AM–5 PM
Creative Tech Week Industry Hub
​NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway

Talks about Virtual Reality (VR), volumetric capture, the personalization of spatial experience, audio for emerging media, design experiences, design technology, and design experiences.

THE FUTURE BODY CONFERENCE

9 AM–5 PM
Creative Tech Week Arts Hub
Teatro LATEA, The Clemente Center, 116 Suffolk St.

Talks about 3-D printed and algorithmic fashion, fashion robotics, gestural electronics, textile electronics, biotech wearable art, and creative technology in dance and performance.

TITLE OF WORK OPEN STUDIO AND POP UP

11 AM–5 PM
title of work studio, 37 W 26th St. Penthouse

Get an insider’s view of the title of work studio; have access to limited edition creations; and meet designer Jonathan Meizler.

DECONSTRUCTED GEOMETRIC PATTERNS WORKSHOP

2:30–6 PM
Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton Street

Young artists will choose an object that they love and break it down into different shapes and colors to create an abstract piece of art.

“DONALD FRIEDLICH: IN GLASS” ARTIST RECEPTION

5–8PM
The Gallery at Reinstein|Ross, 30 Gansevoort Street

In Glass features both jewelry and sculpture from one of the most renowned American glass artists of the 21st century. 

THINK+ DIALOG TABLE AT BKLYN DESIGNS

5–5:30 PM
Brooklyn Expo Center, 72 Noble Street

A discussion about Brooklyn’s true character on a local and global scale. What does ‘Brooklyn Style’ mean to its inhabitants? What is it in the eyes of the world? And with its global influence, has it become the new ‘International Style’?

FAKETYPE | A TYPOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION

6–8PM
Fake Love, 45 main street Suite 842, Brooklyn

FAKETYPE is a new immersive typography exploration by Fake Love. A first of its kind customizable new typeface handcrafted for both the virtual and print spaces.

ZECAR FLYWHEEL 15TH ANNIVERSARY AT THE KIKKERLAND SHOP

6–8PM
Kikkerland Shop, 493 Sixth Ave.

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Zecar flywheel with designer Chico Bicalho at the Kikkerland shop. Brazilian cocktails will be served.

On the Waterfront: Architecture and Design in Brooklyn at All Scales

6–7PM
BKLYN DESIGNS, 72 Noble Street

Metropolis publisher and editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy hosts the show’s keynote presentation on the waterfront as the next frontier of public space design, and the near future of the Brooklyn waterfront with Aldo Andreoli (Principal, AA Studio), Joshua Nelson (Senior Vice President, New York Economic Development Corporation), Lee Wellington (Executive Director, Urban Manufacturing Alliance) and Dong-Ping Wong (Director of Design, + POOL).

​BKLYN DESIGNS Launch Party

7-9 PM
​BKLYN DESIGNS, 72 Noble Street

Metropolis kicks off BKLYN DESIGNS 2016.

COCKTAILS & CONVERSATIONS: FRANK HARMON AND SUZANNE STEPHENS

6:30–8:30 PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

Join architect Frank Harmon and editor Suzanne Stephens to discuss current architecture and other design issues.

DISCOVER DESIGN: ISAAC MIZRAHI + CHEE PEARLMAN

7–8 PM
Strand Book Store's Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway

Join Isaac Mizrahi for a conversation with Chee Pearlman, director of Chee Company, and curator of “Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History” at the Jewish Museum.

Mark Wickens

Saturday May 7

SOFT SPACE FAMILY WORKSHOP

10 AM–12 PM
New Museum, 235 Bowery

Use fabric, stockings, and a variety of cushioning materials to create soft sculptures that will double as lounge furniture.

CENTER FOR ITALIAN MODERN ART: ART & DESIGN OPEN HOUSE

10 AM–5 PM

Visit the Center for Italian Modern Art (CIMA) in an elegant and spacious SoHo loft designed by Irina Verona Architecture and arrayed with Italian modernist furnishings and fittings.

SPOTLIGHT EXPERIENTIAL DESIGN

10:30 AM–5:15 PM
Microsoft Technology Center, 11 Times Square

This one day event is designed for industry professionals and features notable speakers; attendees can expect to build up their skills with a minimal time commitment and a low price point.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS PRESENTS ANIMATING TEXTILES

11 AM-1 PM
Seaport Studios, 19 Fulton St

As part of the Downtown Design Festival at the Seaport District, join CMA Teaching Artists for a special animation workshop with the whole family.

DESIGN WALK

3-8 PM
Atlantic Avenue between Hoyt and Bond Streets, Brooklyn

Massive participatory outdoor arts and design event that highlights the art, design, furniture, fashion, textiles, architecture, ceramics, garden design and food of the Atlantic Avenue BID.

 NYCxDESIGN OPENING PARTY

7–11 PM
Industry City, 219 36th Street, Bldg 3, 5th Floor

Opening party for NYCxDESIGN, New York City's official celebration of global design

Monday May 9

BEHIND-THE-SCENES WALKING TOUR OF THE NEW YORK WHEEL AND EMPIRE OUTLETS

5–7 PM
St. George Ferry Terminal, Space 103, Staten Island

Tour and discussion of two cornerstone projects reshaping the Staten Island waterfront.

OCULUS BOOK TALK: "A BURGLAR'S GUIDE TO THE CITY"

6–8PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

Author Geoff Manaugh explores the relationship between burglary and architecture.

IIDA NY PIONEERING DESIGN: KAI-UWE BERGMANN, BIG

6–9PM
MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street

Kai-Uwe Bergmann from BIG will speak about their projects and their book Hot to Cold.

DOWNTOWN DESIGN FESTIVAL AND MARKET LAUNCH

6–9PM
Seaport Studios, 19 Fulton St
RSVP

The Downtown Design Festival at the Seaport District will host a major indoor/outdoor celebration and launch of Design Store.

THE HAND OF FASHION LECTURE SERIES: SUSTAINABILITY IN FASHION

6:30–8 PM
Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, 227 W. 27th Street

Aurora James, the designer behind the brand Brother Vellies, will discuss sustainability in design and the future of fashion.

DISCOVER DESIGN: ANNABELLE SELLDORF + MICHAEL BIERUT + DAVID BRESLIN

7–8:15 PM
Strand Book Store's Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway

Join Annabelle and Michael Bierut for a conversation about her illustrious career, moderated by David Breslin.

Mark Wickens

Tuesday May 10

FIT ART AND DESIGN GRADUATING STUDENTS EXHIBITION

9:00 AM–5:00 PM
Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 W. 27th Street

Experience the work of more than 800 graduates from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

NYC DESIGN TALKS: AIGA/NY “A SENSE OF PLACE: HOW GRAPHIC DESIGNERS MAKES CITIES TOO”

4:30–5:30 PM
Parsons The New School For Design, Hoerle Lecture Hall UL105, 63 Fifth Avenue

Panel discussion around key issues such as community engagement, urban transformation and community identity building, moderated by Laetitia Wolff.

NYC DESIGN TALKS: IDSA “DESIGN FOR SOCIAL IMPACT: HOW CAN DESIGN HELP SHAPE BETTER SOCIETIES AND A PROGRESSIVE FUTURE”

6–7 PM
Parsons The New School For Design, Hoerle Lecture Hall UL105, 63 Fifth Avenue

A panel of diverse design professionals with experience in the art of Design for Social Impact, moderated by Vijay Chakravarthy. Doors open at 5:30PM.

MOKUCHI OPEN STUDIO

6:30–9:30 PM
​Mokuchi Studio, 66 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn

Explore woodworking in the Japanese tradition

NYU TIMES SQUARE ELECTRONIC GARDEN

11 PM–11 AM
Times Square, West 42nd Street and Broadway

NYU student-driven full scale group project installed outdoors for public display in Times.

Wednesday May 11

DUPONT CORIAN PRESENTS “BLURRED: DESIGN BEYOND THE EDGES”

6–7:30 PM
The Cooper Union, The Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square

Panel celebrating the shifting face of design and exploring the transformative spaces where boundaries blur, moderated by Susan Szenasy, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Metropolis Magazine

C&G PARTNERS OPEN STUDIO

6–8 PM
116 E 16 Street, 10th Floor

Visit the multi-specialty creative studio, dedicated to design for culture—from cultural organizations to organizational culture.

2016 OBERFIELD LECTURE: DEBORAH BERKE, FAIA "CONTEXT AND CHANGE"

6–8PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

Architect Deborah Berke highlights historic buildings that have been reinvented and transformed for new purposes.

IIDA NY Design Exchange NYC

6–8:30 PM
Viacom, 1515 Broadway

Round table event with 150 established designers of various disciples, providing food and drink, and lively conversation.

FIT PRESENTS HAND OF FASHION SERIES AT NYC DESIGN TALKS

6:30–7:30 PM
Fashion Institute of Technology, Katie Murphy Amphitheatre, 227 W. 27th Street

Simone Cipriani of the Ethical Fashion Initiative will moderate conversations about the convergence of fashion and sustainability.

A TALK WITH YMER&MALTA

6:30–8 PM
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street

YMER&MALTA Director Valérie Maltaverne discusses works by Benjamin Graindorge, Sylvain Rieu-Piquet, and Sebastian Bergne.

THE HAND OF FASHION LECTURE SERIES: THE FUTURE OF FASHION EMPLOYMENT

6:30–8 PM
Fashion Institute of Technology, Haft Auditorium, 227 W. 27th Street

Floriane de Saint Pierre talks about advising some of the biggest fashion brands worldwide on human resources.

MATUREWARE: NEW ARCHITECTURAL HARDWARE COLLECTION BY FUTAGAMI LAUNCH

7–9 PM
Nalata Nalata, 2 Extra Place

Unveiling a nearly 50-piece collection of solid brass fixtures for commercial and residential spaces.

OTHR LAUNCH EVENT

7–10 PM
New Museum, 235 Bowery

New design brand launch, featuring beautifully unique creations crafted by the latest in technology.

Laurel Golio

Thursday May 12

ARTS CONNECTING STATEN ISLAND: POWERFUL CIVIC TOOLS FOR TRANSFORMATION

6–7 PM
Cooper Union, Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, 41 Cooper Square 

Join the Design Trust for Public Space, Staten Island Arts and the Alice Austen House in a discussion about photography as a powerful civic tool.

NEW PRACTICES NEW YORK 2016 EXHIBITION OPENING

6–8 PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

DUNE – ICFF @200 LEX COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6–8 PM
DUNE Showroom, 200 Lexington Ave, Ground Floor

Launch of Dune’s 2016 new furniture collection at the showroom at the NYDC. Please join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and experience the amazing sounds of DJ Misbehavior.

TRIBECA DESIGN DISTRICT NIGHT

6–8 PM
Participating Tribeca Design District Showrooms 

In its second year, Tribeca Design District is opening its doors to the public.

FLORIM APERITIVO FOR NYCxDESIGN

6–8 PM
Florim Flagship Store, 152 Madison Ave.
RSVP

Join Florim for an aperitif or two to celebrate New York design.

USM CELEBRATES THE BAR CART

6–8 PM
USM Modular Furniture, 28-30 Greene Street

Cocktail reception to celebrate custom bar carts using the iconic USM Haller System. 

To attend, please contact USM@camronpr.com 

MOOOI CELEBRATES THE UNEXPECTED WELCOME

6–9 PM
Moooi Showroom & Brand Store
36 E. 31st Street (Park & Madison)
RSVP

4TH ANNUAL ARCHITIZER A+ AWARDS GALA

6–9PM
Highline Stages, 440 West 15th St.

A red carpet gala honoring the winners of the Architizer A+Awards.

Official Opening Party - designjunction + Dwell on Design

8–10:30PM
​ArtBeam 540 W21st St.

​The official opening party of designjunction + Dwell on Design. By invitation only, RSVP essential. 

Friday May 13

MY LIFE IN DESIGN: ALBERTO ALESSI LECTURE

10 AM
WantedDesign Brooklyn, Indusry City, 2nd Ave. btw. 36th & 37th St.

Hear the design icon speak about his career.

SUPERSMITH OPEN STUDIOS, SHOOK + CO OPENING PARTY

11 AM–7 PM OPEN STUDIO
7 PM–Midnight LAUNCH PARTY
SUPERSMITH, 125 Dikeman St., Brooklyn

Visit Supersmith for open studios, and celebrate the official launch of the Shook + Co in-house design store.

BEER TASTING AT COLONY

5–6 PM
Colony, 324 Canal Street 2nd Floor
RSVP 

Informative beer tasting with Blue Point Brewing while getting closer look at The Collections Two at Colony.

ERNEST COLLECTIVE OPENING PARTY WITH ARCHITONIC

​5–11PM
​Ernest Collective, 255 5th Avenue

Celebrating a new design collective for Belgian-European architectural and design products.

MADMAKES WITH GREG CLIMER

​6–7 PM
​Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle

Join artist Greg Climer as he discusses color theory in the digital landscape. 

BOFFI ICFF COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6–9 PM
Boffi, 31½ Greene St.

Cocktails at the stunning Soho showroom in celebration of 2016 novelties.

HELLER GALLERY: HARRY ALLEN ESQUE RECEPTION

6–9PM
Heller Gallery, 303 10th Ave. At W. 28th St.

Reception for exhibition of collaborative works by New York designer, Harry Allen, and Portland based, Esque Studio.

DESIGNERS SCREENINGS: PART 1

7–9 PM
Museum of Arts and Design, 2 Columbus Circle

A two-part cinema program in celebration of film and video created by designers. 

NYCxSKYMALL

8 PM–3 AM
Wintercheck Factory HQ, 1241 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn

An exhibition of design solutions for problems that don’t exist, featuring a short list of contemporary artists and designers.

Mark Wickens

Saturday May 14

YOGA WITH COLONY AND FEBRIK

10–11 AM
Colony, 324 Canal Street 2nd Floor
RSVP

Join Dutch textiles company Febrik and Colony Consult for a Pre-ICFF stretch. Mats provided.

PIER 6 FLOWER FIELD TOUR AT BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK

11 AM–12 PM
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Meet at Fornino, Pier 6, Brooklyn

Join Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Director of Horticulture for a tour of the Pier 6 Flower Field.

WantedDesign Manhattan
 

12–1 PM
Design + Sciences 
The Terminal Stores, 269 11th Avenue

Metropolis editor Avinash Rajagopal moderates speakers Fred Maxik, Lighting Science Group founder and CTO, and James Ramsey, RAAD Principal and creator of the Lowline.

“BEAUTIFUL SU” AUTHOR TALK AND BOOK SIGNING

2–4 PM
New York Chinese Scholar's Garden, Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

Author Stephen L. Koss discusses his latest work. 

INTERNI MAGAZINE - INTERNATIONAL DESIGN APPOINTMENTS: ITALIAN DESIGN BRANDS AND THE US MARKET: OPPORTUNITIES

3 PM
WantedDesign Manhattan. Conversation Room - Terminal Stores - The Tunnel. 269 11th Avenue Btw 27th and 28th Street, New York, NY 10011

Giulio Cappellini, art director and talent scout, Piero Lissoni, architect, Nasir Kassamali, president and co-founder of Luminaire in conversation with Gilda Bojardi, editor in chief of INTERNI. RSVP design@negrifirman.com

DRINK AND DRAW AT COLONY

5–6 PM
Colony, 324 Canal Street 2nd Floor
RSVP

Figure drawing session with wine and live nude models at Colony. 

KIKKERLAND X SANBORNS DESIGN CHALLENGE EVENT

5:30–8:30 PM
​Kikkerland Shop, 493 Avenue of the Americas

Celebrate the winners of the Sanborns Design Challenge “Desarrollando Talento Mexicano.” A taco truck will serve Mexican food and drinks.

FOSCARINI AT SPAZIO SOHO NYCxDESIGN 2016

6-9 PM
Spazio Soho New York, 17 Greene St.

Preview of new products by Rodolfo Dordoni and the Diesel Living Collection. 

CASSINA ICFF COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6–8 PM
Cassina Soho, 151 Wooster St.
RSVP 

Preview Cassina's new collections while enjoying a cocktail in the Soho showroom. 

POLTRONA FRAU ICFF COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6–8 PM
Poltrona Frau, 145 Wooster St.
RSVP 

Preview Poltrona Frau's new collections while enjoying a cocktail in the flagship Soho showroom.

CAPPELLINI ICFF COCKTAIL RECEPTION

6–8 PM
Cappellini, 152 Wooster St.
RSVP

Preview Cappellini’s new collections while enjoying a cocktail in the flagship Soho showroom.

FLOS SOHO RECEPTION

6–8 PM
Flos, 152 Greene St.
RSVP 

Visit the Soho showroom, specially curated by designer Michael Anastassiades.

B&B ITALIA GOES OUTDOORS

6–8 PM
B&B Italia Soho, 138 Greene St.

Experience the lush, verdant space dedicated to the outdoor collection and the latest designs. Enjoy summer cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and music by DJ James Lucius Gray.

ARTEMIDE NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS

6–9 PM
Artemide Showroom, 46 Greene Street

Visit Artemide for a signature cocktail while you experience new products.

STUDIO ANISE / ROLF BENZ FLAGSHIP STORE

6–9 PM
21 Greene Street

View the latest furniture from Rolf Benz and Freistil. Sebastian Herkner will present the Freistil 169 sofa system.  

UHURU SHOWROOM COLLECTION LAUNCH

6 PM–Midnight
Uhuru Design Showroom
74 Franklin St.

Celebrate Uhuru's new collection.

ICFF OPENING NIGHT PARTY AT MOMA

7–9 PM
The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street

Celebrate the opening of ICFF in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture Garden at MoMA.

KEEYOUR BALANCE: INGO MAURER

7–9 PM
Ingo Maurer LLC, 89 Grand St.

Introducing Ingo Maurer and Team’s newest pieces

BLU DOT & DESIGN MILK PARTY

7–10 PM
Blu Dot Soho. 140 Wooster St.

Celebrate Blu Dot for Design Milk’s 10th anniversary. 

PORTRAITS OF CHANGE LAUNCH PARTY

8–11 PM
Slow Factory Brooklyn, 188 Woodpoint Road, Brooklyn
Register here

Have your portrait taken and enjoy food, refreshments, designer mingling and social innovation.

Sunday May 15

DESIGN DIM SUM AT COLONY

11 AM–12 PM
Colony, 324 Canal Street 2nd Floor
RSVP

View The Collections Two at Colony while munching on dim sum.

WantedDesign Manhattan

12–1 PM
The Future of Making
The Terminal Stores, 269 11th Avenue

Metropolis publisher and editor in chief Susan S. Szenasy moderates speakers Alberto Alessi, President of Alessi S.p.A., and Tom Kovac, Professor of Architecture, RMIT University. 

INDUSTRY CITY OPEN STUDIOS

1–6 PM
Industry City, Sunset Park, 274 36th Street, Brooklyn

Artist-organized, open-studio event

NEW MUSEUM ARCHITECTURE TOUR

3–3:45 PM
New Museum, 235 Bowery

Architecture tours led by New Museum docents and focus on the Museum’s building, designed by SANAA. 

INTERNI MAGAZINE - INTERNATIONAL DESIGN APPOINTMENTS: LOT-EK + UPCYCLING: RECENT PROJECTS

5.00 pm
LOT-EK Studio, 181 Chrystie Street #2, New York, NY 10002

Ada Tolla and Giuseppe Lignano, LOT-EK, in collaboration with Martinelli Luce. RSVP design@negrifirman.com

PLANTS IN SPACES

5–7 PM
Industry City, Sunset Park, 220 36th St., Brooklyn

Discussion with several dedicated creators bringing plant life to the forefront of design. 

FRITZ HANSEN CELEBRATES THE LAUNCH OF PLURALIS & THE NEW OXFORD

6–8 PM
Fritz Hansen Showroom, 22 Wooster St.

Celebrate Pluralis, a modern working table by Kasper Salto and a new fresh take on an old Classic, the Oxford chair, by Arne Jacobsen. 

Mark Wickens

Monday May 16

INTERNI MAGAZINE - INTERNATIONAL DESIGN APPOINTMENTS: BRINGING HOSPITALITY TO THE HOME

9.00 am
Scavolini Store, 429 West Broadway, New York, NY 10012

Jeffrey Beers, Jeffrey Beers International, in conversation with Gilda Bojardi, editor in chief INTERNI. RSVP design@negrifirman.com

WantedDesign Manhattan

12–1 PM
Design and Cultural Identity 
The Terminal Stores, 269 11th Avenue

Metropolis editor Paul Makovsky moderates speakers Margriet Vollenberg, Organisation in Design director and Ventura New York—The Dutch Edition curator; Philippe Grohe, VP Design Management, Hansgrohe SE; and Torbjørn Anderssen, Anderssen & Voll. 

INDIA MAHDAVI “JARDIN INTÉRIEUR” FOR LA MANUFACTURE COGOLIN LAUNCH

5–8 PM
Edward Fields Showroom at the A&D Building, 150 East 58th Street, Suite 1163

Comprised of six patterns in varying hues, this rug collection reflects a distinctive, contemporary coupling of color and perspective.

SONY LIFE SPACE UX AT THE MOMA DESIGN STORE SOHO LAUNCH

6 PM
MoMA Design Store, 81 Spring Street

Learn about the revolutionary home experience concept that harmoniously removes the barrier between technology and interior design. 

ALESSI MUTANTS: A DESIGN RESEARCH WORKSHOP

6–8 PM
Alessi, 130 Greene Street
RSVP

Drink and enjoy as you view highlights from the exhibition at WantedDesign.

DESIGN BY HAND: PUBLIC LECTURE WITH HUMBERTO CAMPANA

6:30–8 PM
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 East 91st Street
Register

Creative process, inspiration, and the role of the hand in the Campana Brothers’ work. 

Downtown Dialogues

6:30–8 PM
Seaport Studios, Level 2 at 19 Fulton Street

Metropolis editor Paul Makovsky leads a conversation with Gregg Pasquarelli of SHoP in Seaport Studios’ Downtown Dialogues series.

INTERNI MAGAZINE - INTERNATIONAL DESIGN APPOINTMENTS: A RESIDENTIAL DESIGN APPROACH

6.30 pm
Natuzzi Italia, 105 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016

A talk with Enrico Bonetti and Dominic Kozerski, Bonetti/Kozerski. RSVP design@negrifirman.com

DISCOVER DESIGN: LEGENDS OF NEW YORK CITY - DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE

7–8:15 PM
Strand Book Store's Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway

A panel of esteemed architecture and design luminaries discussing their long careers.

Tuesday May 17

SUSTAINABLE VS RESILIENT: CONFLICT, COEXISTENCE, AND COLLABORATION

6–8 PM
Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place

Panel to explore conflict, coexistence and collaboration between various design disciplines and the relationship of Sustainability and Resilience, moderated by Claire Weisz

PRATT INSTITUTE SCHOOL OF INFORMATION: #INFOSHOW16

5–7 PM STUDENT SHOW
7–9 PM RECEPTION
Pratt Manhattan, 144 West 14th Street, Second and Sixth Floors
RSVP at silssa.pratt@gmail.com or 212.647.7682

Annual showcase and celebration of Pratt School of Information student work. 

PARSONS FESTIVAL: EILEEN FISHER IN CONVERSATION WITH HAZEL CLARK

5:30-7PM
The New School Parsons School of Design, Tishman Auditorium, 63 Fifth Ave
RSVP

Hazel Clark interviews the American clothing designer Eileen Fisher.

DISCOVER DESIGN: Taking & Making - Creativity and the Design Process

7–8:15 PM
Strand Book Store's Rare Book Room, 828 Broadway

Debbie Millman will lead a discussion about the process of being creative.

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