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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Zero Waste Bistro at WantedDesign Manhattan

HOW LOW CAN YOU GO? By Kaarina Gould, Finnish Cultural Institute in New York We’re aiming at zero. Zero Waste. Think for a moment. What if all of our take-away cups were bio- degredable? What if all of our built environment was made of recyclable and recycled materials, perhaps incorporating some of the waste we’ve…

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Rado Star Prize Finalists and Q&A

For 2018, NYCxDESIGN is pleased to have Swiss watchmaker, Rado, return as the Official Watch Sponsor of NYCxDESIGN. As part of its participation, Rado is hosting host the third stateside edition of the Rado Star Prize together with WantedDesign. This year’s theme focuses on the concept of “Design Inspired by Nature”- a theme that hopes…

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Camille Walala x Visual Magnetics at WantedDesign Manhattan 2018

At WantedDesign Manhattan 2018, May 19-22, Camille Walala and Visual Magnetics will debut a new collaboration called “Play More.” It’s an interactive mural using Visual Magnetics magnetic textiles which allows visitors to create endlessly configurable patterns, creating their own interpretation of her work. The mantra “Play More” embodies the vibrant, playful and creative energy of…

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American Design Honors 2018: Oliver Haslegrave

WantedDesign announces Oliver Haslegrave, founder and creative director of Home Studios, as the 2018 recipient of the American Design Honors. Launched in 2015, American Design Honors was created by WantedDesign co-founders Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat, and Jerry Helling, President of Bernhardt Design, to recognize up-and-coming American designers who embody excellence in creative design and superior…

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Oui Design 2018

Launched in 2016, OUI Design aims to foster creative exchange in design between France and the U.S. It is the first program initiated by the French Embassy to support fruitful and durable partnerships between design professionals on both sides of the Atlantic. WantedDesign will be again a main partner for the third edition of Oui…

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INTRODUCING THE IC DESIGN FESTIVAL by WANTEDDESIGN

Year after year, Industry City has become a premiere destination for the international design community, showcasing Brooklyn’s vital importance as a hub for diverse, multidisciplinary thinkers, makers, and entrepreneurs. In addition to the main WantedDesign Brooklyn exhibition in the Factory Floor and the Design Schools Workshop, IC Design Festival by WantedDesign will feature art installations, campus wide…

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Rado Star Prize U.S. 2018

This year’s U.S. edition of the Rado Star Prize will focus on the concept of “Design Inspired by Nature”- a theme that hopes to explore the influence nature can have on design. The Rado Star Prize, which is held internationally to promote the work of young designers, is another example of Rado’s continued collaboration with…

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Istanbul Design Collective at WantedDesign 2018

Curated by architects Füsun Eczacibasi and Koray Duman, the Istanbul Design Collective will showcase work by nine contemporary designers from Istanbul. In a living room setting, the showcase will feature products ranging from seating by Autoban and Merve Kahraman to textile work by Begum Cana Ozgur and glass work by Feleksan Onar and Feyz Design.…

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Outside the Box 2018

In collaboration with the Toronto Design Offsite Festival (January 15-21, 2018), WantedDesign will present the 7th edition of Outside the Box, an exhibition that creates a map of North American design. Each year, we identify a theme and a correspondent from 12 cities across the US and Canada who will curate a box of small…

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