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 Manhattan

WantedDesign Manhattan 2020 has been cancelled. The next edition will be May 2021. Read the announcement

WantedDesign Manhattan is home to WantedDesign’s signature programs including American Design Honors, Launch Pad and Look Book, as well as intriguing group and country exhibitions. After nine successful years in the Terminal Stores in Chelsea, WantedDesign Manhattan will co-locate with the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in May 2021. What was originally conceived as a crossroads of culture and commerce has evolved into a singular event where everyone can witness the apex of modern international design in an interactive and immersive way.Visit wanteddesignmanhattan.com

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WANTEDDESIGN MANHATTAN + ICFF Conversation

Wednesday, September 16 2020. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT. Unity by Design: Staying Relevant, Taking Risks The power of design: What does that mean today?  With the turbulent times we're all living in, many of us find ourselves asking how we can keep design relevant to people.  To answer that question, listen to a powerhouse…

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WantedDesign Manhattan Online Conversation Series

WantedDesign partners with Design Milk + Clever to build the conversation series and Clever LIVE podcast program at WantedDesign Manhattan.

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Launch Pad 2020 announced

A staple in the US, Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan presented with media partner Design Milk, is an outstanding international platform for emerging designers that introduces new concepts and showcases prototypes of furniture, home accessories, and lighting.

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Announcing Look Book 2020

A program presented with media partner Dwell, dedicated to North American design studios, WantedDesign launched Look Book in 2018 as a new dedicated program for high-end North American designers/ makers/entrepreneurs who want to connect with interior designers and architects

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Announcing American Design Honors 2020: Nina Cho of Detroit, Michigan

WantedDesign is excited to announce Detroit-based Nina Cho as the recipient of the 6th Annual American Design Honors, presented with Bernhardt Design.

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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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Top 10 Reasons to Be Part of WantedDesign Manhattan

Curious about being part of WantedDesign Manhattan? Here are the top 10 reasons to exhibit with us in 2020. 1. WantedDesign 2020 will be the 10th edition of our design fair. We're celebrating a decade of showcasing design talent and combining commerce and culture with a bigger and better platform than ever. 2. WantedDesign Manhattan…

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WantedDesign Manhattan has a new home

New York - October 2, 2019 International Contemporary Furniture Fair and WantedDesign Manhattan to Co-Locate from May 2020 [ download the 2020 WantedDesign Manhattan deck ] International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), North America’s leading platform for global design, today announced that WantedDesign Manhattan, a platform dedicated to promoting design and fostering the international creative community,…

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Egyptian Design

Thirteen Egyptian design studios were for the first time represented in New York as part of WantedDesign Manhattan last May in a pavilion curated by architect Mohamed El Shahed. His concept “(re)New (re)Work” aimed to reflect on the journeys of the designers featured and the stories behind their designs. Read our Q&A with the designers…

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