HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN WANTEDDESIGN 2019

HOW TO BECOME AN EXHIBITOR?
What was originally conceived as a crossroads of culture and commerce has evolved into a singular event where everyone can witness the apex of modern international design in an interactive and immersive way.

For designers and studios, WantedDesign offers a unique platform for collaboration and development, it also broadcasts their work to an engaged audience of enthusiasts, professionals and established international manufacturers, distributors and curators. It offers architects, manufacturers, interior designers, buyers, curators, editors, trendsetters, design students and everyone in between, a glimpse at the power of design, a step into the international community of design.

Download Early-registration deck for details about how to participate in WantedDesign Manhattan and WantedDesign Brooklyn 2019


HOW TO BE PART OF LOOK BOOK?
WantedDesign developed Look Book in 2018 as a new dedicated program for high-end North American designers and entrepreneurs who wanted to connect with interior designers and architects at WantedDesign Manhattan. Serving as an in-person portfolio, Look Book will allow members of the A&D community to connect with designers in their own exhibit spaces and shop the latest products before, during and after WantedDesign. Check out the 2018 Look Book Brochure  here.
Only 20 studios will be selected.

Applications are due January 15th, 2019. Apply HERE
To complete your application, you must email images of the collection you wish to present to LB@wanteddesignnyc.com
There is no application fee. Projects will be selected by WantedDesign and all applicants will be notified by February 1, 2019.
Once selected, the participation fee for Look Book is $3,000 (includes: a 36 sq. ft. space with basic lighting, featured in all Look Book communication on social, to press and on wanteddesignnyc.com)


HOW TO BE PART OF LAUNCH PAD, presented with Design Milk
2019 marks the 7th anniversary of the Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan presenting emerging design talent in the fields of furniture and lighting. The Launch Pad is the perfect way for up-and-coming designers and small design brands seeking manufacturing and distribution partners to participate in NYCxDESIGN, the city’s celebration of global design.
Only 35 studios will be selected.

Applications are due by January 31st, 2019, apply HERE.
To complete your application, you must email a PDF presenting your project (2MB Max): to LP@wanteddesignnyc.com
There is no application fee. Projects will be selected by WantedDesign and Design Milk and all applicants will be notified by February 5, 2019.
Once selected, the participation fee for Launch Pad is $1,100 (includes: a 25 sq. ft. space with basic lighting, featured in all Launch Pad communication on social, to press and on wanteddesignnyc.com)


CALLING ALL INTERNATIONAL DESIGN SCHOOLS

WantedDesign is a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community at large throughout the year. As one of the most popular trade programs during May’s NYCxDESIGN,  its two marquee events take place in both Manhattan and Brooklyn. Download the 2018 Report

Design education has been an important focus at WantedDesign since year one. Understanding the crucial needs for schools to build an international network and for the students to have experiences outside of their campus as they prepare for their creative career, WantedDesign will offer various ways for US and International schools to be part of what is now the not-to-be-missed destination to discover young design talent in New York.

WantedDesign Brooklyn is becoming the largest Design Schools and graduate students exhibit in the U.S. It takes place at Industry City, a 6-million square-foot industrial complex in Sunset Park, in South Brooklyn. The new Brooklyn Design District.

Consider one of the following 3 options for a design school to be part of WantedDesign 2019.

> Exhibit students projects at WantedDesign Brooklyn, May 16-20

> Participate in the WantedDesign Design Schools Workshop, May 15-21

> Be part of the Design Schools gallery at WantedDesign Brooklyn, May 16-20

Download: WD Design Schools 2019 deck for details.