WantedDesign is a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the local and international creative community throughout the year. Its two marquee events are held in New York during NYCxDESIGN.

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How Design Schools are Coping during COVID-19

Design education is a key component of WantedDesign’s programming, from our Schools Exhibitions at WantedDesign Brooklyn to Design Schools Workshop. As expected, our design school partners have been getting creative to cope with disruptions caused by COVID-19. Online Classes Across the world, design schools like ArtCenter College of Design in Southern California, our Design Schools…

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WantedDesign Manhattan and WantedDesign Brooklyn 2020 cancelled

Following declarations of emergency at the national, NY state and New York City levels, and the growing escalation of the COVID-19 situation around the world and in the United States which directly impact many of our exhibitors and partners, we have concluded that we will not be able to deliver the quality show exhibitors and attendees expect and…

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Announcing American Design Honors 2020: Nina Cho of Detroit, Michigan

WantedDesign is excited to announce Detroit-based Nina Cho as the recipient of the 6th Annual American Design Honors, presented with Bernhardt Design. Born in California and raised in Seoul, Korea, the artist and designer is heavily inspired by her heritage, prompting her to experiment with forms influenced by Eastern philosophy and techniques. A graduate of…

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How to Participate in WantedDesign

Whether you’re a designer, manufacturer or brand, there are different ways to be part of WantedDesign 2020. 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. WantedDesign Brooklyn (May 14-18) at Industry…

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Happy Birthday, DesignTO

DesignTO started the same year as WantedDesign with the same passion and vision: promote design, give a platform to designers and create a design culture. I still remember that conference call with Odile, myself, Deborah Wang (co-founder of DesignTO and Artistic Director) and Jeremy Vandermeij (co-founder of DesignTO and Executive Director). We travel to Toronto…

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Top 10 Reasons to Be Part of WantedDesign Manhattan

Curious about being part of WantedDesign Manhattan? Here are the top 10 reasons to exhibit with us in 2020. 1. WantedDesign 2020 will be the 10th edition of our design fair. We’re celebrating a decade of showcasing design talent and combining commerce and culture with a bigger and better platform than ever. 2. WantedDesign Manhattan…

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Our picks from Design Week Mexico 2019

As always, going to Mexico City was a treat. This year, Design Week Mexico was a one-month event, but being there for the Inédito jury allowed us to see lots of things on view at that time. Inédito is the program curated by Andrea Cesarman, the co-founder of Design Week Mexico and Mexico Territorio Creativo. The…

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WantedDesign Manhattan has a new home

New York – October 2, 2019 International Contemporary Furniture Fair and WantedDesign Manhattan to Co-Locate from May 2020 [ download the 2020 WantedDesign Manhattan deck ] International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s leading platform for global design, today announced that WantedDesign Manhattan, a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community,…

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Announcing WantedDesign Brooklyn 2020

[ download the 2020 WantedDesign Brooklyn deck ] Save the date for the IC Design Festival (May 14-18, 2020), including our WantedDesign Brooklyn exhibition, as part of NYCxDESIGN. We are looking forward to activating the entire campus with school presentations and workshops, museum-like exhibitions, public installations, and creative activities for everyone. Venue: Industry City, 268 36th…

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