Saturday May 16

“Design is Served: Restaurant Design Now”
Conversation Room
Moderated by Dan Rubinstein, Home + Design Editor, Departures Magazine.
With Louise Vongerichten, Brand and Business Development Director, Chefs Club by Food & Wine; Richard Chandler, Associate, Rockwell Group; and Jason Horvath, Co-Founder, Uhuru.
Pictures HERE.

Conversation Series – “From Brooklyn to Detroit: the evolution of the “making cities” in the US, and the role manufacturers play in transforming the cities landscape”
Conversation Room
Moderated by Avinash Rajagopal, Senior Editor, Metropolis magazine.
With Jennifer Navva Milliken, Curator of Craft, Seattle Bellevue Arts Museum; Matthew Clayson, Detroit Design Center; David Weeks, David Weeks Studio; Charlie Miner, Co founder, WorkOf.
Pictures HERE.

“Authentic Design Online”, Presented by Be Original Americas®
Conversation Room
With more and more consumers shopping from a device rather than a brick-and-mortar location, how can the design community assert and promote quality through intangible channels? How can the notion of “good design” transcend the static interface of a computer screen or smart phone? Join Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron in conversation with Bezar founder Bradford Shellhammer, Emeco Chairman Gregg Buchbinder, and Max Fraser about the ever-shifting online marketplace.
Pictures HERE.

Interior Design Magazine guided tours for young Interior Designers

Diesel Living Celebrates AZURE’s 30th Anniversary at Wanted Design
Diesel Living space

Architect + Designer Workshop:
LightArt and Studio by 3form: a workshop to find your creative spark with a unique lighting challenge and an interactive wall-covering design tool.
Pictures HERE.

Design Within Reach Presents the Ven Collection
Film Screening: Risom + Hardy = Ven
A beautiful short film about a very special collaboration between Jens Risom and Chris Hardy. These two designers worked together to create Ven, a new customizable storage system for Design Within Reach. The film was followed by a Q&A with Chris Hardy, DWR CEO John Edelman, and DWR Merchandising Director Noah Schwartz.

“Bright Architecture”

Conversation Room
A conversation on lighting, innovation & architecture.
Moderated by William Menking, Editor in Chief, Architect’s Newspaper.
With Paulo Faria, Associate Principal, Grimshaw NY; Casimir Zdanius, Head of Industrial Design, Grimshaw NY; Jake Dyson, Founder, Jake Dyson Light, and Board Director, Dyson.
Pictures HERE.

Menu Event in presence of Designer and Creative Director Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen
Menu space
Menu is a Danish design company. Collaborating with some of the most talented designers in the world, Menu delivers high quality design with a crisp Scandinavian look, which they call soft minimalism.