Launch Pad program, presented with Design Milk and Design Within Reach

Celebrating its fourth edition at WantedDesign, the Launch Pad project offers an ideal ignition point between designers and potential manufacturers, retailers and distributors seeking the latest in bleeding-edge design. This year’s competition will feature two categories, one showcasing lighting design and the other furniture + accessories. Each category features international design studios and independent designers. Launch Pad is once again presented by Design Milk and Design Within Reach, both sponsors will also form part of the judging panel. A top prize per category will be awarded to the standout product that meets the highest levels of quality and design. Beyond the competition itself is the opportunity to collaborate, share and create a thriving ecosystem where designers, makers and visionaries can connect.
Online vote opens to the public on April 1, 2017
Jury review on Monday May 22 at WantedDesign Manhattan 2pm
Winner announcement is made at WantedDesign Manhattan shortly after the jury review on May 22, 2017