WantedDesign is a dynamic connector and amplifier for global design, fostering creative synergy and serving as a pivotal crossroad for the international design community across Latin America, North America, and Europe.


Each year at WANTED (previously WantedDesign Manhattan) thousands gather to see what’s new, fresh and upcoming in design.

Acquired by Emerald in 2019 to be part of North America’s leading platform for contemporary furniture design, ICFF (International Contemporary Furniture Fair), WANTED presents:

Look Book: focusing on high-end North American design studios.
Launch Pad: showcasing concepts and prototypes from international independent designers.
Schools Showcase:
featuring students work from international design schools.
Schoools Workshop: 4-day student workshop addressing mobility.

Claire Pijoulat and Odile Hainaut, co-founders of WantedDesign, debuted as brand directors for ICFF in May of 2023 and will assume this role again for the next edition of the fair.

May 19-21, 2024
Javits Center, Manhattan

Register to attend HERE.
Trade professionals free pass code: EMRFWDM


Schools Workshop

The Desired Future of the Next Generation: Redefining Mobility

Sponsored and conducted with Honda R&D Co., Ltd. Honda Design, in partnership with Pratt Institute and media partner Core 77.

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Presented with media partner Dezeen and the support of Turf.

Main goal: To present new, beautifully crafted and customizable products to connect with the A&D community.

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Launch Pad

Presented with media partners Design Milk and Clever.
Sponsored by American Standard and Lumens.

Open to international designers and design studios to showcase prototypes. Product category: furniture, home accessories or lighting.

Main goal: To present innovative, original and consciously designed concepts to manufacturers.

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Schools Showcase

The Best of Schools and Students Prize awards is presented with media partner Design Milk and sponsored by Alessi.

Presented by international design schools featuring prototypes and projects presentation from a selection of students.

Main goal: An opportunity for the young designers to receive feedback from professionals and to start building their network. A chance for the schools to recruit students and to connect to an international schools network to create partnerships and potential exchange programs.

Discover all participating schools