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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Rado teams up with NYCxDESIGN and WantedDesign

Design-driven Swiss watchmaker Rado is pleased to announce that it will serve as the Official Watch Sponsor of two New York design events: NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s official celebration of the global design scene, and WantedDesign. As part of this city-wide celebration of design, Rado will launch the first ever U.S. edition of the Rado…

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forceMAJEURE, formerly known as Raison Pure NYC, Celebrates New Beginnings

You certainly have noticed the revamped identity of WantedDesign as we enter our 6th anniversary. This is the work of our brand guardian forceMAJEURE, formerly known as Raison Pure NYC, one of WantedDesign’s biggest supporters and the creative mind behind our graphic identity since its debut. After over 27 years of creative success and 18…

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Interview: Ayse Birsel on Applying The Design Process to Life

Come meet Ayse Birsel and get a signed copy of her new book, ‘Design The Life You Love,’ this weekend at the IC Store by WantedDesign. More info about the event here. Ayse Birsel is the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, a human centered design and innovation studio that solves complex problems. Her ability to…

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Outside The Box at Toronto Design Offsite Festival

The sixth year of Toronto Design Offsite Festival launches for one week beginning January 18. WantedDesign, WorkOf, and TODO will partner up for the third year in a row to present Outside the Box – first at the festival and then in NYC in the spring. Collaborating with local correspondents, and in partnership with WorkOf,…

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Join the Instagram Design Hunt with Soho Design District

The SoHo Design District, a non-profit organization dedicated to innovative design and architecture through the preservation of the historic SoHo neighborhood in NYC, and WantedDesign collaborate to launch the first  Instagram Design Hunt to be held on October 30-31 at the end of Archtober. The Instagram Design Hunt is a two-day, annual event that requires attendees to…

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A peak into the Seattle design scene

In September, WantedDesign packed up our raincoats (which, luckily, went unused) and flew out to Seattle where we hosted an event in partnership with Design Within Reach, Be Original Americas and Gray magazine. DWR is on a mission to make authentic modern design accessible, and we were honored to team up with them to reach…

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Happy 30th Anniversary to Intramuros magazine

WantedDesign sat down with Chantal Hamaide, founder and editor in chief of Intramuros, to discuss her special passion and fantastic eye for discovering new design talent, as well as 30 years of producing the acclaimed bilingual magazine. Hamaide, trained as an architect, is a globally acclaimed design journalist who has been known for finding innovative…

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Diesel Living, four brands, one style

The Diesel lifestyle is built on passion, creativity and strong personality. Using the brand’s ironic and unexpected approach to design, the home collection reflects every aspect of the Diesel philosophy. Rough materials, contrasting shapes and textural treatments are part of the brand’s heritage. Initially launched in 2009, the furniture collection was an organic evolution from the Diesel fashion experience,…

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Pathmakers at MAD Museum

Now on view at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, until September 30th, 2015. Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today considers the important contributions of women to modernism in postwar visual culture. In the 1950s and 60s, an era when painting, sculpture, and architecture were dominated by men, women had considerable…

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