The ten smallest objects at WantedDesign 2014.

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Design is not only comfortable and functional furniture. At WantedDesign 2014 people were able to enjoy a vast selection of tiny and playful objects carefully displayed among bigger pieces like chairs and tables. This is a selection of the ten smallest objects that we discovered at WantedDesign 2014. Read More

The seven schools at WantedDesign 2014

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Seven schools showcased their best students’ works at WantedDesign 2014. More

 

Press Report

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We’d like to thank all the journalists and medias that visited and covered WantedDesign 2014. This past fourth edition of WantedDesign proved the most successful to date. With more than 11,000 attendees, close to 15% of which were press, both international and national, we were able to garner nearly 550,000,000 media impressions. Coverage came from 100+ international outlets and the hits keep coming as we anticipate more press rolling out in the coming months.

HIGHLIGHTS

Ann Quito, Core 77 (impressions: 1,500,000)
“..With over 9,000 visitors last year, WantedDesign is one of the most popular destinations during NYCxdDesign…..The warm and convivial women are ideal hosts for a modern design salon.”

Jaime Derringer, Design Milk (impressions: 600,000)
“WantedDesign takes you around the world and through the Americas showcasing the best established and up-and-coming designers that the industry has to offer.”

Jennifer Caeser, NYPost (impressions: 18,000,000)
“See the latest exclusive pieces from big names like Moroso and Design Within Reach alongside emerging talent from Puerto Rico, Mexico and the Middle East at this fair, which also showcases student work from around the world. If you want to discover what might be the next big thing in design, stop by Launch Pad, which features 16 prototypes from designers seeking manufacturer.”

Julie Lasky, New York Times ((impressions: 5,124,303)
“…WantedDesign, a satellite exhibition in Chelsea, now in its fourth year, was also an inspiring venue for global talent. A small but eloquent division of Latin American pieces was an eye opener…”

Linked to this article is the full report, a compilation of our clips as of June 30, 2014. We hope it articulates the breadth and depth of coverage by the press as well as the enthusiasm and excitement for WantedDesign 2014.  PRESS COVERAGE

WantedDesign and Industry City

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For NYCxDESIGN, WantedDesign brought a successful 10 day program at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, including an amazing opening night on May 10. With an attendance of more than 4,000 people, Industry City was stage for a wide range of multi-disciplinary design events, open to the design community and to the public. Bringing the design community together, Industry City/Design featured a mix of local and international work from traditional makers, innovative companies, design collectives and emerging studios.

From graphic design to furniture making, lighting installation to artisan demonstrations, visitors had the opportunity to explore and interact with the vast world of design through group exhibitions, installations, workshops, demonstrations, forums and open studio tours. In the courtyard was a creation commissioned to acclaimed designer and artist Sebastian Errazuriz, who moved his design studio to Industry City in 2013. More

Conversation Series and Program Report

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WantedDesign 2014 hosted the Conversation Series supported by Metropolis magazine from May 17th trough May 19th. Dozens of people attended the stimulating and thought provoking talks moderated by Avinash Rajagopal, Associate Editor of Metropolis Magazine, Susan Szenasy, Editor-in-Chief of Metropolis Magazine, and Paul Makovsky, Editorial Director of Metropolis Magazine. More