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Transatlantic Creative Exchange

Transatlantic Creative Exchange was initiated in 2016 by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy to share the French creativity and savoir-faire with the US and strengthen creative ties in the various fields of design. The five participating French-American duos are selected based on overlapping interests, geographic diversity and desire to engage in creative collaboration.


Visual Magnetics x Fort Makers

Keep an eye out for more information about a collaboration between Visual Magnetics, a longtime supporter of WantedDesign, and Brooklyn-based Fort Makers. For the second year in a row, Visual Magnetics, the innovative materials company, will present an interactive and highly visual installation using their magnetic surface design for walls.

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Art by Friends x Opinel

Founded in 2008 in Annecy, France as an art collective, Art by Friends specializes in the organization of cultural events, artist promotion and curation of travelling exhibitions such as the Opinel Series which will be presented during WantedDesign by 45 artists, 10 of which will be from New York.



Co-founded by designers Marie Douel and Amandine David in 2013, Hors Pistes initiates creative encounters, enabling young designers to discover foreign traditional techniques, and artisans to diversify the field of application of their know-how. Hors-Pistes is supported by The Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Swissnex and the Consulate General of Switzerland in New York.


Diplorama#3 by ENSCI les ateliers

The third edition of DIPLORAMA, featuring graduated students thesis projects from Paris based ENSCI Les ateliers, is inspired this year by the world of Performing art and Theater. A space divided in 4 areas to express the 4 chapters of a visual and story telling design exploration.


Mos(KIT)o by ENSCI les ateliers

As part of the research theme “Design and biology”, carried at ENSCI by Guillian Graves, three student designers have joined students in biology, physics, chemistry and law to form the multidisciplinary team of the Paris Pasteur Institute and develop a project of international significance.



Shipped across the country in Bankers boxes, this annual traveling exhibition presents a dozen distinct national and international showcases each year. Working with local correspondents, each box houses a collection of thoughtfully designed objects, reflecting the particular resources and makers of that area.


Central Saint Martins Product, Ceramic & Industrial Design

From Chaos to Epiphany 

An exhibition featuring alumni from the Product, Ceramic, Industrial Design Programme at Central Saint Martins, London. We are a cluster of practices bringing ideas to life through curiosity, making, community, and transformation.

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Designing a Better World

The University of Oregon’s Department of Product Design has included sports products in the curriculum since the program started in 2008, winning its first national student design award for the Oregon Manifest bicycle design and prototype competition. Last year, a new master’s degree program in Sports Product Design was launched—the only one of its kind in the US to further push boundaries in the field of sport.

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Industry City Tenants Gallery

Industry City tenants are integral components IC ecosystem. During WantedDesign Brooklyn, the public gets to see a sample of the best design made at IC.