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NYCxDESIGN 2019 Event Calendar

Check out exhibitions, panel discussions, and other creative happenings during NYCxDESIGN2019, taking place in New York City May 10-22 and including ICFF, WantedDesign, and Brooklyn Designs. Follow #NYCxDESIGN on Twitter for live updates from the events!

May 2-31

Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm; Tuesday & Thursday 11am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm

Event: 47th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House23 interior designers have transformed a 12,000-square-foot Upper East Side residence; tickets benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

Location: 36-38 East 74th St.

May 8-24

Event: Ateliernovo pop-up shop in SoHo

Location: 96 Grand St.

May 10-12 | Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-6pm

Event: Brooklyn Designs, showcasing design, architecture, and art talent based in Brooklyn

Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 77, 141 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn

May 9 – June 28 | 10am-6pm, open Tuesday-Saturday

Event: Kasmin gallery presents Jasper Morrison‘s solo exhibition of furniture.

Location: 297 Tenth Ave.

May 10 | 10am-6pm

Event: Nature Salons, co-organized with Cube design museum in the Netherlands, is an exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt featuring more than 60 groundbreaking works from designers across all disciplines who are collaborating with scientists, engineers, farmers, environmentalists, and nature itself to design a more harmonious and regenerative future.

Location: 2 E 91st St.

May 10-22 | 10am-6pm

Event: 1stdibs & Female Design Council present an exhibition of work by female artists and designers.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave., Lobby 4 – Floor 7

May 12 | 3pm-4pm

Event: Brooklyn Designs and Richard Beavers Gallery present “Storytelling with Art:” Learn the tools of the trade from interior designer Leyden Lewis of Leyden Lewis Design Studio and gallerist Richard Beavers of Richard Beavers Gallery.

Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 77, 141 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn 

May 12-14 | 8am-5pm

Event: Calico Wallpaper & Workstead lighting and wallpaper installation

Location: 220 Church St.

May 12-28

Event: Kin & Company and Asa Pingree present “Inside/Out,” an installation of avant-garde outdoor furniture from 20+ designers.

Location: Vale Park at the William Vale, 111 N 12th St., Brooklyn

May 13-15

Event: Design Pavilion presents the 2019 series of Design Talks NYC: a series of fascinating and culturally engaged conversations and stories.

Location: 4 Times Square (between West 42nd and West 43rd Streets at Broadway)

May 15 – June 28

Event: Pelle presents its conceptual lighting design installation.

Location: 56 W 22nd St., 8th Floor

May 16-20 | 11am-6pm

Event: WantedDesign Brooklyn at Industry City, a free, open-to-the-public event featuring exhibitions and workshops.

Location: Industry City, 274 36th St., Brooklyn

May 16 | Hours and events vary from showroom to showroom

Event: Tribeca Design DistrictA variety of showrooms and galleries in the neighborhood will be open for extended hours, cocktail receptions, and exhibit openings. 

Location: Key showrooms include Colony at 324 Canal St., 2nd Floor; David Weeks Studio at 38 Walker St.; Urban Archeology at 158 Franklin St.; Montauk Sofa at 42 Lispenard St.; and Stillfried Wien at 40 Walker St.

May 16 | 11am-7pm

Event: Pas De Calais x Trueing: Trueing’s newest lighting collection, Cerine, launches at the SoHo flagship of Pas de Calais.

Location: 482 Broome St.

May 17-31

Event: British designer Paul Smith partners with ceramics designer 1882 Ltd. to launch the Stack collection of limited-edition vases.

Location: 142 Greene St.

May 17-September 2

Event: A/D/O by MINI and Studio INI present “Urban Imprint” installation on people and the built environment.

Location: 29 Norman Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn

May 17-27 | 10am-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12pm-6pm Sunday

Event: Design Within Reach and Entireworld present “Dome Life” shoppable retail pop-up and installation.

Location: 110 Greene St.

May 17 – June 17 | 6pm-9pm

Event: USM & kinder MODERN present an installation of furniture and decorative art featuring custom furniture pieces commissioned by kM that include Elyse Graham, Fort Standard, and Paul Ketz.

Location: 28 Greene St.

May 17-22 | 10am-7pm

Event: Lee Broom will debut new editions of key pieces from his award-winning Observatory lighting collection.

Location: 34 Greene St.

May 17-31 | 10am-6pm

Event: Colony Art/Design Cooperative presents “Pas de Deux” exhibition: Colony’s designers will showcase a new work of design, furniture, lighting, textiles, or object, paired with a work of fine art of their choosing.

Location: 324 Canal St., 2nd Floor

May 17 – June 17 | 11am-6pm

Event: “Common Ground,” a showroom installation, will feature lighting and styled vignettes of spaces by both Henrybuilt and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio.

Location: 12 Crosby St.

May 18-21 | Saturday/Sunday/Monday 10am-7pm, Tuesday 10am-5pm

Event: WantedDesign Manhattan at the Terminal Stores, featuring more than 110 exhibitors plus workshops and Launch Pad 2019 for emerging designers. No fee for trade registrations; two-day public pass tickets available for Saturday-Sunday.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 18 | 2pm-3pm

Event: Be Original Americas panel discussion: Michael Hsu, a design and technology writer, will lead a panel of creative experts on Bauhaus design, including Carlo Gasparini, design manager for Alessi; Susan Lyons, president of Designtex; and Ben Watson, chief creative officer of Herman Miller.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 18 | 5pm-9pm

Event: Join Artemide in celebrating NYCxDesign at their SoHo showroom to preview the brand’s latest lighting innovations.

Location: 46 Greene St.

May 18-24 | 11am-7pm

Event: Next Level presents a designer-led and curated exhibition, paper lantern installation by NYC artists, and panels on sustainability and women in design.

Location: 718 Broadway

May 18 | 6:30pm-9pm

Event: Luceplan is hosting a preview of their American product launches and a presentation from designer Stephen Burks on the brand’s latest “all-in-one” acoustical solution, Trypta.

Location: 14 Wooster St.

May 19-24 | 10am-6pm

Event: “Cassina as Seen by Karl Lagerfeld,” a presentation of Cassinafurniture as photographed by Karl in Gerhard Steidl’s new book.

Location: 151 Wooster St.

May 19 | 2pm

Event: Tarkett & AIA NY present a design talk focused on design process and climate change.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 19-21 | 10am-5pm May 19, 10am-6pm May 20 – 21

Event: ICFF (trade only)

Location: Javits Center, 655 W 34th St.

May 20 | 2pm-3pm

Event: Next Level and Here Projects present a panel discussion on the impact of black culture in contemporary art, moderated by interior designer Everick Brown.

Location: 718 Broadway

May 20 | 5pm Cocktail Hour, 6pm-7pm Awards, 7pm-10pm ICFF Party

Event: NYCxDesign Awards, where winners will be announced live at the award ceremony hosted by Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief of Interior Design

Location: Pier 17, 89 South St.

May 22 | 10am-4pm

Event: ICFF (public and trade)

Location: Javits Center, 655 W 34th St.

May 22 | 11am-6pm

Event: Egg Collective‘s Tribeca showroom opens with collaborative designs by Callidus Guild and Hiroko Takeda and contemporary art by Mimi Jung, Kristina Riska, Matthew King, and more will be on view.

Location: 151 Hudson St.

Read more: Check out the 2019 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Continue reading NYCxDESIGN 2019 Event Calendar

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NYCxDESIGN 2019 Event Calendar

Check out exhibitions, panel discussions, and other creative happenings during NYCxDESIGN2019, taking place in New York City May 10-22 and including ICFF, WantedDesign, and Brooklyn Designs. Follow #NYCxDESIGN on Twitter for live updates from the events!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Enter the 2019 HiP Awards by May 17th

May 2-31

Monday-Saturday 11am-5pm; Tuesday & Thursday 11am-8pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm

Event: 47th Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House23 interior designers have transformed a 12,000-square-foot Upper East Side residence; tickets benefit the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

Location: 36-38 East 74th St.

May 8-24

Event: Ateliernovo pop-up shop in SoHo

Location: 96 Grand St.

May 10-12 | Friday 11am-9pm, Saturday-Sunday 11am-6pm

Event: Brooklyn Designs, showcasing design, architecture, and art talent based in Brooklyn

Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 77, 141 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn

May 9 – June 28 | 10am-6pm, open Tuesday-Saturday

Event: Kasmin gallery presents Jasper Morrison‘s solo exhibition of furniture.

Location: 297 Tenth Ave.

May 10 | 10am-6pm

Event: Nature Salons, co-organized with Cube design museum in the Netherlands, is an exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt featuring more than 60 groundbreaking works from designers across all disciplines who are collaborating with scientists, engineers, farmers, environmentalists, and nature itself to design a more harmonious and regenerative future.

Location: 2 E 91st St.

May 10-22 | 10am-6pm

Event: 1stdibs & Female Design Council present an exhibition of work by female artists and designers.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave., Lobby 4 – Floor 7

May 12 | 3pm-4pm

Event: Brooklyn Designs and Richard Beavers Gallery present “Storytelling with Art:” Learn the tools of the trade from interior designer Leyden Lewis of Leyden Lewis Design Studio and gallerist Richard Beavers of Richard Beavers Gallery.

Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard, Building 77, 141 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn 

May 12-14 | 8am-5pm

Event: Calico Wallpaper & Workstead lighting and wallpaper installation

Location: 220 Church St.

May 12-28

Event: Kin & Company and Asa Pingree present “Inside/Out,” an installation of avant-garde outdoor furniture from 20+ designers.

Location: Vale Park at the William Vale, 111 N 12th St., Brooklyn

May 15 – June 28

Event: Pelle presents its conceptual lighting design installation.

Location: 56 W 22nd St., 8th Floor

May 16-20 | 11am-6pm

Event: WantedDesign Brooklyn at Industry City, a free, open-to-the-public event featuring exhibitions and workshops.

Location: Industry City, 274 36th St., Brooklyn

May 16 | Hours and events vary from showroom to showroom

Event: Tribeca Design DistrictA variety of showrooms and galleries in the neighborhood will be open for extended hours, cocktail receptions, and exhibit openings. 

Location: Key showrooms include Colony at 324 Canal St., 2nd Floor; David Weeks Studio at 38 Walker St.; Urban Archeology at 158 Franklin St.; Montauk Sofa at 42 Lispenard St.; and Stillfried Wien at 40 Walker St.

May 16 | 11am-7pm

Event: Pas De Calais x Trueing: Trueing’s newest lighting collection, Cerine, launches at the SoHo flagship of Pas de Calais.

Location: 482 Broome St.

May 17-30

Event: A/D/O by MINI and Studio INI present “Urban Imprint” installation on people and the built environment.

Location: 29 Norman Ave., Greenpoint, Brooklyn

May 17-27 | 10am-7pm Monday-Saturday, 12pm-6pm Sunday

Event: Design Within Reach and Entireworld present “Dome Life” shoppable retail pop-up and installation.

Location: 110 Greene St.

May 17 – June 17 | 6pm-9pm

Event: USM & kinder MODERN present an installation of furniture and decorative art featuring custom furniture pieces commissioned by kM that include Elyse Graham, Fort Standard, and Paul Ketz.

Location: 28 Greene St.

May 17-22 | 10am-7pm

Event: Lee Broom will debut new editions of key pieces from his award-winning Observatory lighting collection.

Location: 34 Greene St.

May 17-31 | 10am-6pm

Event: Colony Art/Design Cooperative presents “Pas de Deux” exhibition: Colony’s designers will showcase a new work of design, furniture, lighting, textiles, or object, paired with a work of fine art of their choosing.

Location: 324 Canal St., 2nd Floor

May 17 – June 17 | 11am-6pm

Event: “Common Ground,” a showroom installation, will feature lighting and styled vignettes of spaces by both Henrybuilt and Ladies & Gentlemen Studio.

Location: 12 Crosby St.

May 18-21 | Saturday/Sunday/Monday 10am-7pm, Tuesday 10am-5pm

Event: WantedDesign Manhattan at the Terminal Stores, featuring more than 110 exhibitors plus workshops and Launch Pad 2019 for emerging designers. No fee for trade registrations; two-day public pass tickets available for Saturday-Sunday.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 18 | 2pm-3pm

Event: Be Original Americas panel discussion: Michael Hsu, a design and technology writer, will lead a panel of creative experts on Bauhaus design, including Carlo Gasparini, design manager for Alessi; Susan Lyons, president of Designtex; and Ben Watson, chief creative officer of Herman Miller.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 18 | 5pm-9pm

Event: Join Artemide in celebrating NYCxDesign at their SoHo showroom to preview the brand’s latest lighting innovations.

Location: 46 Greene St.

May 18-24 | 11am-7pm

Event: Next Level presents a designer-led and curated exhibition, paper lantern installation by NYC artists, and panels on sustainability and women in design.

Location: 718 Broadway

May 18 | 6:30pm-9pm

Event: Luceplan is hosting a preview of their American product launches and a presentation from designer Stephen Burks on the brand’s latest “all-in-one” acoustical solution, Trypta.

Location: 14 Wooster St.

May 19-24 | 10am-6pm

Event: “Cassina as Seen by Karl Lagerfeld,” a presentation of Cassinafurniture as photographed by Karl in Gerhard Steidl’s new book.

Location: 151 Wooster St.

May 19 | 2pm

Event: Tarkett & AIA NY present a design talk focused on design process and climate change.

Location: Terminal Stores, 269 11th Ave.

May 19-21 | 10am-5pm May 19, 10am-6pm May 20 – 21

Event: ICFF (trade only)

Location: Javits Center, 655 W 34th St.

May 20 | 2pm-3pm

Event: Next Level and Here Projects present a panel discussion on the impact of black culture in contemporary art, moderated by interior designer Everick Brown.

Location: 718 Broadway

May 20 | 5pm Cocktail Hour, 6pm-7pm Awards, 7pm-10pm ICFF Party

Event: NYCxDesign Awards, where winners will be announced live at the award ceremony hosted by Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief of Interior Design

Location: Pier 17, 89 South St.

May 22 | 10am-4pm

Event: ICFF (public and trade)

Location: Javits Center, 655 W 34th St.

May 22 | 11am-6pm

Event: Egg Collective‘s Tribeca showroom opens with collaborative designs by Callidus Guild and Hiroko Takeda and contemporary art by Mimi Jung, Kristina Riska, Matthew King, and more will be on view.

Location: 151 Hudson St.

Read more: Check out the 2019 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Continue reading NYCxDESIGN 2019 Event Calendar

Cooper Hewitt Announces Winners of 2018 National Design Awards

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2018 National Design Awards, which recognize design excellence and innovation across 10 categories. The White House Millennium Council launched the awards program—including its special events, panel discussions, and workshops—in 2000 as a way to promote design as a vital tool in shaping the world. Award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner and ceremony on Thursday, October 18, in the Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden at Cooper Hewitt.

“All 10 of this year’s winners present a powerful design perspective and body of work that is at once inclusive and deeply personal, accompanied by great achievement, humanity, and social impact,” says Caroline Baumann, director of Cooper Hewitt. An interdisciplinary jury of design leaders and educators selected the winners after reviewing award submissions from nominations submitted by design experts and enthusiasts. This year’s jury consisted of Diane Jones Allen (Design Jones); Jeffrey Bernett (CDS); Valerie Casey (Applied Theory); Rand Elliott (Elliott + Associates Architects); Adi Gil (threeASFOUR); Jenny Lam (Oracle); Doug Powell (IBM); and Ann Willoughby (Willoughby Design).

See the winners in each category below.

Lifetime Achievement: Gail Anderson

Gail Anderson’s various publications. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Gail Anderson is a New York–based designer, writer, and educator, who serves as creative director at Visual Arts Press, the School of Visual Arts’s in-house design studio. She is also a partner at Anderson Newton Design and previously served as creative director of design at SpotCo, an advertising agency that creates artwork for theater, and as a designer and senior art director of Rolling Stone. Anderson has co-authored 14 books on design and popular culture.

Design Mind: Anne Whiston Spirn

Daring to Look by Anne Whiston Spirn. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Anne Whiston Spirn is an award-winning author, landscape architect, photographer, and the Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Professor of Landscape Architecture and Planning at MIT. For 30 years, Spirn has directed the West Philadelphia Landscape Project, which was recognized at a 1999 White House conference on Imagining America.

Corporate & Institutional Achievement: Design for America

Leadership studio led by Design for America. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Design for America (DFA) is a national network of innovators working together to improve local communities through design, which began as the brainchild of Northwestern University faculty member Liz Gerber and three of her students in 2009. The network has tackled hundreds of challenges—ranging from accessible healthcare to drinkable water—and has inspired more than 4,000 students, educators, and design professionals across the country.

Architecture Design: WEISS/MANFREDI

The Tata Innovation Center by Weiss/Manfredi. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Founded by Marion Weiss and Michael A. Manfredi, Weiss/Manfredi expands the territory of architecture by connecting it with landscape, art, and infrastructure. Projects include the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Visitor Center, Penn’s Nanotechnology Center, Cornell Tech’s Tata Innovation Center, and the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, which all seamlessly fuse architecture and nature.

Communication Design: Civilization

Hotel Sorrento branding by Civilization. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Civilization was founded by Michael Ellsworth, Corey Gutch, and Gabriel Stromberg in Seattle in 2007, and builds identity systems, digital experiences, printed materials, environmental graphics and exhibitions. Working with those committed to creating positive change, the studio’s clients include the National Head Start Association, The Nature Conservancy, Shout Your Abortion, The Museum of History & Industry and The Biennale of Sydney.

Fashion Design: Christina Kim

Tikdi shawls by Christina Kim’s company, dosa. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Christina Kim is the co-founder and designer of dosa, a Los Angeles-based clothing, accessories, and housewares company established in 1984 with a focus on rethinking conventional fashion-industry production and sustaining artisan cultures. In-house production enables an evolving system for efficient use of natural resources, recycling and creative reuse. Kim draws on traditional handwork techniques, particularly in India, Mexico and Colombia, engaging local artisans and communities in long-term collaborations.

Interaction Design: Neri Oxman

Vespers by Neri Oxman. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Neri Oxman is an architect, designer, inventor, and professor at MIT, where she is the founding director of The Mediated Matter Group. The group combines commissioned work with scientific research exploring ways in which digital design and production techniques can enhance the relationship between built and natural environments, operating at the intersection of computational design, robotic fabrication, materials engineering and synthetic biology. Oxman coined the term “Material Ecology” to describe the study, design, and digital fabrication of buildings, products, and systems that integrate environmentally aware, computational, form-generating processes and digital production.

Interior Design: Oppenheim Architecture + Design

La Muna chalet by Oppenheim Architect. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Founded in 1999 by Chad Oppenheim, Oppenheim Architecture + Design is an architecture, planning, and interior design firm specializing in hospitality, commercial mixed-use, retail, and residential buildings worldwide. Based in Miami with offices in New York and Basel, Switzerland, the firm creates spaces that evoke the senses. Projects include the GLF Headquarters in Florida, the Enea Headquarters in Switzerland, and the Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse in Jordan.

Landscape Architecture: Mikyoung Kim Design

The Crown Sky Garden by Mikyoung Kim Design at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Mikyoung Kim, FASLA, is the founding principal of Mikyoung Kim Design, an international landscape architecture and urban design firm based in Boston. Over the past two decades, the firm has crafted an exceptional body of award-winning work that redefines the discipline of landscape architecture and inhabits the intersection of art and science. Its projects—from large to small—solve challenging urban resiliency issues while always considering the unique character of place making.

Product Design: Blu Dot

Dang by Blu Dot. Photography courtesy of Cooper Hewitt.

Blu Dot was founded in 1997 by college friends John Christakos, Maurice Blanks, and Charlie Lazor. Based in Minneapolis, Blu Dot’s mission is to design and manufacture furniture that is useful, affordable, and brings good design to as many people as possible. Recognized for its inventive use of materials, fabrication technology and assembly methods, Blu Dot produces furniture that is determined by an economy of means while maintaining a playful sensibility.

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