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.

WantedDesign Brooklyn

WantedDesign Brooklyn and the IC Design Festival 2020 have been cancelled, due to the growing impact of the evolving COVID-2019 situation. The next edition will be May 2021. Read the announcement, and stay tuned for more updates and programming news.


The IC Design Festival

Industry City is a destination for design, housing a robust artist and maker community and celebrating the creative process during its annual WantedDesign festival and Open Studios program each May. The IC Design Festival by WantedDesign, showcases Brooklyn as a hub for diverse, multidisciplinary thinkers, makers, and entrepreneurs.

 

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Design Schools at WantedDesign 2020

Design education is a key component of WantedDesign’s programming, from our Schools Exhibitions at WantedDesign Brooklyn to our Design Schools Workshop, as well as the Schools presenting students work at WantedDesign Manhattan.

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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 WantedDesign Brooklyn 2020

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.

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Design Schools Workshop

A platform for American and International schools to present their projects to a broad audience, get feedback from professionals, and to connect during NYCxDESIGN. The Design Schools Workshop by WantedDesign is a 5-day COLLABORATIVE DESIGN CHALLENGE for about 50 students from 10 international design schools with the contribution of guests mentors and industry experts.

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