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Dave Pinter: Top Design Events Of NYCxDesign

Dave Pinter: Top Design Events Of NYCxDesign
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Weekend one of NYCxDesign features major events showcasing high end design classics to the freshest work from Brooklyn.

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 26 may 2014

May in New York City means one thing for the design community, New York Design Week. Anchored in years past by the trade show ICFF, last year New York City formally recognized and supported the week under the brand NYCxDesign (NYC by Design). For a first go, it was very successful at broadening the exposure of design events happening in the city through street advertising and a comprehensive events calendar website. For 2014, there’s even more going on and the traditional design week is rapidly expanding into “design weeks.” If you happen to be in New York City this weekend, here’s a couple of design events we think are worth checking out:

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Skylight at Moynihan Station
360 West 33rd Street
Between 8th and 9th Avenues

Friday May 9  11am — 9pm
Saturday May 10  11am — 7pm
Sunday May 11  11am — 5pm

After a debut event in 2013, Collective returns this time at a new venue. Billed as a design fair focusing on contemporary and 20th-century design from an international range of emerging and established galleries, the fair is aimed at design collectors. The show emphasizes quality, timelessness, craftsmanship and uniqueness of objects ranging from furniture to jewelry. There’s a lot to see and spending some time carefully looking can be rewarded with discovering interesting pieces. It runs concurrently with the Frieze Art Fair and is basically the design companion to that show. Info on tickets can be found here.

One element that particularly caught our eye is the impressive list of talks scheduled throughout the weekend. Here’s a few not to miss:

Saturday, May 10
11:30am
Car Culture, Design Culture
Participants: Andrew Smith, Executive Director of Design, Cadillac; and Michael Mraz, Editorial Director, Cool Hunting.

5:30 pm
Manufacturing In Place: The Next Wave in Making and Process
Participants: Rama Chorpash, Director of Product Design, Parsons, The New School for Design; The Haas Brothers, designers

Sunday, May 11

2:30pm
Design On Demand: New Takes on Rapid Manufacturing
Participants:Julia Kaganskiy, Director, Incubator for Art, Design & Technology, New Museum; Janos Stone, designer; Mihae S. Mukaida, Director of Marketing and Business Development, Machine Made

4:00pm
Dressing The Future: Fashion and 3D Printing
Participants: Adam Brent, Partner, BroLab and Director, BFA in Integrated Design, Parsons The New School for Design; Gabi Asfour, designer, threeASFOUR; Bradley Rothenberg, designer, StudioBRAD

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Cadillac – Evolution of the Coupe Installation.

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Hella Jongerius exhibition curated by Moss Bureau.

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Cheryl Ekstrom – stainless steel casts of furniture icons.

 

BKLYN DESIGNS

St. Ann’s Warehouse
29 Jay Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Friday May 9, 10am – 8pm
Saturday May 10, 10am – 7pm
Sunday May 11, 11am – 6pm

Celebrating design created in Brooklyn for the past decade, BKLYN DESIGNS once again takes over the DUMBO neighborhood for a weekend. This year 60 exhibitors will showcase contemporary furniture, lighting, carpet and flooring, wall coverings, tabletop/outdoor furniture, and accessories created in Brooklyn. Traditionally the show emphasized contemporary handcrafted work that reflected a Brooklyn vibe. Beyond the main show, there is a wide array of popup events, neighborhood walking tours and even yoga classes scheduled for adults and children. Ticket info here.

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Otis and Otis.

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WaxRax.

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Evan Z. Crane.

IndustryCity/Design

220 36th Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Schedule of events and times here.

We wrote last year about how Industry City was poised to become a major art and design hub in NYC. If you haven’t ventured to checkout the southern waterfront location of this massive 24 building complex, now is the time. IndustryCity/Design is hosting a 10-day long design event featuring an exhibition, seminars, workshops, performances and parties. The event brings together designers, design organizations, traditional and digital makers. The event is co-organized by WantedDesign. Mark your calendars for the opening party happening Saturday May 10th from 8pm-10pm and the Design Forum/Closing event on May 20th 2:30pm – 7pm.

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Cross Grain by Maker Anonymous.

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100% ToBeUs – 100 wooden cars made from salvaged Superstorm Sandy wood.

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XX Century Capital by Sebastian Errazuriz, a piñata filled with $1 bills to be smashed by 99 wooden bats during the closing party.

For a full calendar of events, check out the NYCxDesign site.

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