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Talented Designer In Need of A Champion? Meet Jerry Helling

The president and creative director of Bernhardt Design has kick-started the careers of dozens of young American and international designers.

The president and creative director of Bernhardt Design has created multiple platforms to invest in young American and international talent, helping to kick-start the careers of dozens of designers.

20 Highlights From ICFF 2016

Metropolis editors select the products that intrigued and inspired them during this year's International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.

Metropolis editors select the products that intrigued and inspired them during this year’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York City.

Generation Collaboration: The Next Wave of Design Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship usually evokes individuality and self-motivation, but community building was a big theme at Metropolis' “Design Entrepreneurs” conference.

Entrepreneurship generally evokes qualities of individuality and determined self-motivation, so it seemed odd to find community building such a consistent topic at the Metropolis Conference, “Design Entrepreneurs,” presented at ICFF on Monday, May 19. As the emergent theme, however, it underlined the fact that design is, by nature, a collective enterprise. Or as Jennifer Carpenter of Truck put it more…