Look Book at WantedDesign Manhattan: Call for Entries

In 2018, WantedDesign will present LOOK BOOK in Manhattan. A dedicated space on the main exhibition floor highlighting high-end North American designers and makers who wish to make connections with architects and interior designers before, during and after NYCxDESIGN. Presented with Modern magazine. Learn more and apply.

The Holiday Market is Open!

During the month of December (from 11am-7pm daily), the WantedDesign Store at 6 Fulton Street in Manhattan’s Seaport District is hosting a holiday market with over 20 vendors including Brooklyn Candle Studio, Elodie Blanchard Studio, Assouline, Flaneur, Malle London, Skagen, and many more unique design brands and designers. Shop for truly creative and unique gifts in a stress-free and festive environment. The market will close at 4pm on December 24 and December 31 and is closed on December 25.  More

 

LAUNCH PAD FIFTH ANNIVERSARY: SUCCESS STORIES

2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan. The Launch Pad is a platform for emerging designers who wish to make connections with manufacturers and retailers during NYCxDESIGN, New York’s celebration of global design. Each year, a group of industry professionals reviews the exhibited work to select a Best of Launch Pad prize. Since 2014, the Launch Pad has exhibited over 100 designers from dozens of countries and over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the stories of some of the designers who have participated in years past and the manufacturers who’ve discovered them.

Dear Human is a Montreal-based design firm dedicated to thoughtful material use. Their projects often begin with playful experimentation with industrial castoffs and scrap materials to see where they can go. They make and design their works in their Montreal studio, and occasionally by other local makers. Dear Human works in collaboration with architects, artists, interior designers, and industrial designers to realize their projects. More…

LAUNCH PAD FIFTH ANNIVERSARY: SUCCESS STORIES

2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan. The Launch Pad is a platform for emerging designers who wish to make connections with manufacturers and retailers during NYCxDESIGN, New York’s celebration of global design. Each year, a group of industry professionals reviews the exhibited work to select a Best of Launch Pad prize. Since 2014, the Launch Pad has exhibited over 100 designers from dozens of countries and over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the stories of some of the designers who have participated in years past and the manufacturers who’ve discovered them.

Richard Clarkson Studio is a Brooklyn-based art and design laboratory. They create objects, products and installations that are minimal in style, honest in material, elegant in simplicity and sculptural to the core. Distorting the ever-blurring lines between art & design, we use processes and methodologies drawn from both disciplines.More…

Launch Pad Fifth Anniversary: Success Stories

2018 marks the fifth anniversary of the Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan. The Launch Pad is a platform for emerging designers who wish to make connections with manufacturers and retailers during NYCxDESIGN, New York’s celebration of global design. Each year, a group of industry professionals reviews the exhibited work to select a Best of Launch Pad prize. Since 2014, the Launch Pad has exhibited over 100 designers from dozens of countries and over the next few weeks, we’ll be sharing the stories of some of the designers who have participated in years past and the manufacturers who’ve discovered them.

Born in 1989, Turkish designer Begüm Cana Ozgür graduated from Bilkent University’s Interior Architecture and Environmental Design department. In 2013, she received her masters degree at the Cranbook Academy of Art in the 3D design department and then began her studio based in Istanbul where the cultural richness of the land has been the major motive in her work, developing an interest in ancient craft practices. Here’s a brief conversation with her.