The Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market was a success!

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Last weekend, thousands of curious design lovers came to Industry City to shop at the Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market. Framed by inspiring industrial architecture, the event engaged and delighted the visitors with pleasant music and hot chocolate, and showcased the best Brooklyn-made design objects. WantedDesign thanks the partners of the Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market – the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Design Milk, car2go, and Industry City – all of you who came and shopped and all the vendors who were part of this successful event.  More
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Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market, Nov. 22-23, at Industry City

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WantedDesign is introducing a new design-shopping event at Industry City in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the “Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market” on Saturday November 22nd, and Sunday 23rd, from10am to 6pm. The event will gather creative “Made in Brooklyn” products, including furniture, lighting, home ware, accessories, jewelry, food all framed by an inspiring environment.  Come to discover and shop the original selection of Made in Brooklyn products, meet the designers and makers, and enjoy hot drinks in the lounge. Free and Open to the public. Address: 274 36th Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, easy to access by subway: D, N, R (36th St.station). More

Q&A with Lowery Stokes Sims, MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator

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This November, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) will present the first American museum group exhibition dedicated to contemporary Latin American design. Featuring more than 75 designers, artists, craftspersons, and collectives, New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America will survey the innovative, cross-disciplinary collaborations and new directions in creative production that have been occurring throughout Latin America since 2000. On view from November 4, 2014 through April 6, 2015, the exhibition focuses on work emanating from a number of key cities that serve as cultural hubs for some of the most pertinent new ideas about art, design, and craft. More.

WOOD MOOD opens at Valcucine, 30 October – 15 November 2014

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During the Archtober month, WantedDesign is pleased to celebrate the opening of the third edition of the WOOD MOOD exhibition at the Valcucine showroom in Soho, 66 Crosby Street, New York, on Thursday October 30 at 6-9 pm. For the event, WantedDesign and Valcucine will present a special conversation moderated by Paul Clemence, Contributing Editor for Metropolis Magazine, with Andrew H. Dent Ph.D., Vice President, Library & Materials Research at Material ConneXion, Winka Dubbeldam, Founder and Principal of archi-tectonics, Daniele Prosdocimo, Communication Director at Valcucine, and Brian Jevremov, Founder, Dom Interiors. More

New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD)

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Hammock, 2013, Rodrigo Almeida. Hand-made cotton fabric, perforated leather 
Courtesy of the artist. 
Photo: Studio Rodrigo Almeida. Brazil. 
From November 4, 2014 to April 6, 2015, at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), New York.

The term “new territories,” as evoked by Italian architect and designer Gaetano Pesce, refers to the state of making in today’s globalized society, a phenomenon that has helped to spur a confluence of art, design and craft. The exhibition New Territories: Laboratories for Design, Craft and Art in Latin America will examine this trend in several distinct cities throughout Latin America, where some of the most pertinent new directions in arts and design are emerging today. More