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Design Milk

Design Milk

June 16, 2022


We’re excited to share that at this year’s WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad program, sponsored by American Standard, Erika Cross was the chosen winner for the Best of Launch Pad for the Furniture category! Design Milk was the official media partner for the competition and assisted in the jurying process.

Design Milk

Design Milk

June 10, 2022


Design Milk was the official media partner for the 2022 WantedDesign Manhattan Launch Pad program, sponsored by American Standard, and today, we’re excited to present the winner for the Lighting category: Tianning Zhao for his Astral lamp design!

designwell

designwell

June 3, 2022


ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan Mini-Recap: 8 Thoughtful Designs and Products. This year’s show proved to be a hotbed of sustainably focused and human-centered design.

Intramuros

Intramuros

May 30, 2022


For this post-health-crisis 2022 edition, the ICFF + WantedDesign thought big, and in synergy, in a sharing of spaces. In fact, 378 exhibitors – including 107 new participants -, from 23 countries, were present at the two shows to present the latest design innovations.

Houzz

Houzz

May 31, 2022


Linear, flexible, low profile and high drama: The latest looks in contemporary lighting design covered a wide spectrum of silhouettes and styles at this month’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and co-located WantedDesign Manhattan.

AN INTERIOR

AN INTERIOR

May, 2022


In mid-May, design took center stage across the entirety of New York City as thousands of creatives gathered for ten days to celebrate NYCxDESIGN. In its tenth year, the festival included hundreds of events across all five boroughs, the largest of which was ICFF + WantedDesign Manhattan.

New York Post

New York Post

May 20, 2022


The best new looks from the 10th annual NYCxDESIGN Festival

Business of Home

Business of Home

May 20, 2022


It’s been a whirlwind week and a half for design devotees. From sheepskin-upholstered aluminum chairs to weatherproof side tables lined in brass fringe, here are some of the most memorable launches we saw throughout the city.

AZURE

AZURE

May 20, 2022


NYCxDesign 2022 Recap: Our 4 Top Takeaways We’re back from New York’s annual design festival and recapping the best of ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan.

Design Milk

Design Milk

May 23, 2022


Best of ICFF + WantedDesign 2022: From Concrete Collaborative, Thatcher + More

Sight Unseen

Sight Unseen

May 25, 2022


New York Design Week, We Missed You — Here Are 25 Favorites From the Festival That Was

Curbed

Curbed

May 17, 2022


Rope Masks, Nubby Vases, a Steel Bar Cart, and More Design Finds A special dispatch from NYCxDesign’s 10th Anniversary.

Design Milk

Design Milk

May 17, 2022


RISD’s Embodied & Imbued Takes On WantedDesign

Architects + Artisans

Architects + Artisans

May 19, 2022


SUSDESIGN Design Studio & Consultancy was founded by Ana Mestre in 2005, and focuses on sustainability-related activities: Sustainable interior and product design, research, education, and consultancy.

AN Interior

AN Interior

Spring issue 21


Pg. 24-27 | After Covid postponements, cancellations and downsizings, NYCxDESIGN is returning in full force this May.

DANIEL+LAUREN

DANIEL+LAUREN

May 15, 2022


SUSDESIGN’s story of no-waste chair at ICFF + WantedDesign ECO Solidarity

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

May 10, 2022


With open-studio design crawls off the beaten path, a vibrant array of exhibitions and, of course, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) – which again joins forces with WantedDesign Manhattan to take place at the Javits Center – there will be plenty to see all over the city.

intramuros

intramuros

April 25, 2022


Furniture, lighting, kitchen, bathroom, textiles, seats, wall and floor coverings, rugs, accessories, materials... WantedDesign Manhattan and the ICFF, the most important design fairs in North America, are back from 15 to May 17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.

Business of Home

Business of Home

April 25, 2022


As the weather warms up next month, design industry events are showing out in full force. Read on for BOH’s monthly calendar highlights, including conferences, trade shows, showhouses and design discussions.

ArchiProducts

ArchiProducts

April 11, 2022


The International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and WantedDesign Manhattan will debut the best in new and innovative design-driven products for the residential, contract, and hospitality markets. These fairs bring over 300 established and emerging design brands from more than 16 countries worldwide.

ArchDaily

ArchDaily

April 19, 2022


Building a Better Future: ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan 2022

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest

December 8, 2021


Top Moments You May Have Missed From Design Weeks Across the Country This Year

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest

November 19, 2021


This Week Proved It—in New York City, Design Is Back

The Design Edit

The Design Edit

December 7, 2021


WantedDesign TDE's top picks from the New York platform for emerging designers.

AZURE

AZURE

October 22, 2021


4 Fresh Products We’re Excited to See During New York’s ICFF + WantedDesign

Core77

Core77

November 18, 2021


Loose Parts' OAK Collection is a Playful Solution to Modular Commercial Furniture

deezen

deezen

November 1, 2021


Five architecture and design events in November from Dezeen Events Guide

effect

effect

November 25, 2021


8 unmissable emerging designers from WantedDesign Manhattan

METROPOLIS

METROPOLIS

November 14, 2021


12 Top Product Picks from NYCxDESIGN

INTERIOR DESIGN

INTERIOR DESIGN

November 10, 2021


The NYCxDESIGN Festival Returns With a Lineup That Reflects the City’s Unshakeable Spirit

luxe

luxe

November 8, 2021


Consider This Your Design Digest For This Fall’s NYCxDESIGN

LE FIGARO

LE FIGARO

November 18, 2021


Les États-Unis, pôle d’attraction du design

Business of Home

Business of Home

November 19, 2021


Paloma Contreras’s collaboration with Visual Comfort, new debuts from Tomma Bloom, and more

Wallpaper

Wallpaper

November 13, 2021


New York Design Week 2021 highlights: our guide to the fairs, exhibitions and launches in the city during NYCxDesign

Architonic

Architonic

November 11, 2021


WantedDesign Manhattan is back, doing what it does best: nurturing fresh local and global design talent

Design Milk

Design Milk

November 8, 2021


WantedDesign Manhattan 2021 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Tom Lerental

IFDM

IFDM

October 28, 2021


To celebrate a return to physical presence and an exclusive co-location, the two eagerly awaited events of New York’s design week open their doors on 14-15 Novembre 2021.

Design Milk

Design Milk

October 27, 2021


WantedDesign 2021 Launch Pad Lighting Winner: Echo Zhan

Design Milk

Design Milk

October 1, 2021


Announcing the Participants of the 2021 Launch Pad, Hosted by WantedDesign Manhattan

Core77

Core77

August 24, 2021


Get to Know the Designers Behind the Winning Project in the 2021 WantedDesign Schools Workshop

Core77

Core77

July 22, 2021


Check Out Students' Interventions for Inviting Nature Into the Urban Context from WantedDesign's 2021 Schools Workshop

Core77

Core77

June 7, 2021


In the 2021 WantedDesign Schools Workshop, Student Designs Re-Introduce Nature Into Urban Landscapes

Design Milk

Design Milk

April 29, 2021


ECO Solidarity Unites 8 Designers + 8 Institutions to Address Climate Change Through Sustainable Design

Forbes

Forbes

April 22, 2021


Industry Experts Define Sustainability And Wellness Design For Earth Day’s 51st Anniversary

Design Milk

Design Milk

April 21, 2021


Odile Hainaut + Claire Pijoulat on Starting Your Career as a Designer, Wondering How?

iDea HUNTR

iDea HUNTR

April, 2021


ECO Solidarity Unites 8 Designers + 8 Institutions to Address Climate Change Through Sustainable Design

Le Figaro

Le Figaro

February 9, 2021


The two French women, Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat, co-founders of WantedDesign in New York, redoubled their efforts during the pandemic to build stronger ties between designers and a new hybrid tradeshow.

SURFACE

SURFACE


In lieu of physical events, the New York trade shows will launch a two-day televised program that offers insights into the latest products and industry trends from North American designers and manufacturers.

Dwell

Dwell


The Dwell 24: The Up-and-Coming Designers Who Need to Be on Your Radar Right Now

INTERIOR DESIGN

INTERIOR DESIGN


WantedDesign Keeps Students Connected With Conscious Design Awards and Online Workshops.

Core77

Core77


WantedDesign's 2020 School Workshop Turns Virtual, Explores How Design Can Tackle Issues Around COVID-19.

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest


From significant business changes to noteworthy product launches, there’s always something new happening in the world of design.

Home & Decor Singapore

Home & Decor Singapore


From experimental furniture designs to ones that achieve perfect harmony and a creative use of materials, here are the main takeaways from New York’s annual WantedDesign show.

Cranbrook Art Museum

Cranbrook Art Museum


Nina Cho named recipient of WantedDesign's 2020 American Design Honors.

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest


And the honor goes to: Nina Cho. The Detroit-based, Seoul-raised, and Cranbrook Academy of Art –educated designer is known for her clean-lined and contemporary work.

Darc Magazine

Darc Magazine


WantedDesign Manhattan announces 2020 programme.

Hospitality Design

Hospitality Design


Detroit-based Nina Cho receives the 6th Annual American Design Honors by WantedDesign.

Design Week

Design Week


From an editorial influenced graphic style to a changing education landscape and a burgeoning international outlook, what defines design in New York?

Design Milk

Design Milk


Design Milk will once again be teaming up with WantedDesign to sponsor the 2020 Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan in May 2020.

DEXIGNER

DEXIGNER


Venezuelan-born, New York-based designer Rodolfo Agrella and his studio are designing the entire WantedDesign Manhattan spatial experience.

IFDM

IFDM


From 12 to 20 May New York is dressed in creativity, including events, exhibitions, talks, installations and performances in all 5 districts: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx up to Staten Island.

BUSINESS OF HOME

BUSINESS OF HOME


New leadership is shaking up New York’s Design Week, old-guard trade show ICFF and independent-minded festival WantedDesign are joining forces.

ARTRAVEL

ARTRAVEL


A profile of WantedDesign in this French magazine's guide to the best in art and travel.

Galerie

Galerie


Each May, NYCxDESIGN, a celebration of design in all its forms, takes over New York City, adding a vibrant energy to the already buzzy cultural capital.

Dezeen

Dezeen


French duo Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat, the co-founders and directors of New York's WantedDesign fair, have received France's Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters for promoting the country's design talent in the US.

Design Boom

Design Boom


Camille Walala unveiled her largest mural to date commissioned by WanteDdesign for the industry city's design festival.

Sixty Six

Sixty Six


WantedDesign cofounders talk eco-design, internationalism, and focusing beyond “the next chair” with SixtySix Magazine.

Fast Company

Fast Company


For the first time ever, the event’s large commercial show WantedDesign had a pavilion dedicated just to designers from Egypt who are currently recognized for overcoming myriad challenges to bring a unique perspective on craft and history to the rest of the world.

Curbed

Curbed


The best of New York's 2019 Design Week according to Curbed editors Jenny Xie, Kelsey Keith, Asad Syrkett, and Diana Budds.

Metropolis

Metropolis


WantedDesign's founders Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat discuss with Metropolis Magazine the importance of having a platform for socially and environmentally responsible design.

Glocal

Glocal


Awarded with the Chevalier de l’ordre des arts et des lettres, WantedDesign is positioned as one of the most important design promoting platforms worldwide.