The New York Design Week or NYCxDESIGN is an celebration of design that happens every year in May. This event takes place, of course, in New York City and it has already started. The event is from the 3rd until 24th of May. The event brings together several disciplines of design, commerce, culture, education, and entertainment. As we can expect, the variety of programs is immense. Here you can find 10 Events that will happen during the New York Design Week that you can’t miss.
JUDITH LEIBER: CRAFTING A NEW YORK STORY
Judith Leiber spent 65 years in the handbag industry, from an apprentice in Budapest to the owner of an internationally renowned handbag company based in New York City. This exhibition tells the tale of this illustrious craftswoman, designer, and businesswoman. Don’t miss it at the New York Design Week 2017.
GANDIABLASCO celebrates NYC’s most important week in design, inviting friends to enjoy a pleasant evening and discover all of our the novelties. This event can only be attended in the New York Design Week by invitation.
MOOOI CELEBRATES “A LIFE EXTRAORDINARY”
In celebration of NYCxDESIGN for the inaugural NoMad Design Night, Moooi presents ‘A Life Extraordinary’, featuring photography by Levon Biss. Newly released Novelties such as the Charelston and Jackson Chairs and the Amami Sofa are accompanied by the latest Moooi Carpets designs. Don’t miss it at the New York Design Week 2017, on the 19th of May and with free admission.
MASTER & DYNAMIC X DAVID ADJAYE MA770 WIRELESS SPEAKER LAUNCH
Sir David Adjaye will make an exclusive appearance at the MoMA Design Store to debut the worldwide launch of the MA770 Wireless Speaker. Designed in collaboration with Master & Dynamic, the two industry innovators have combined to create the new geometry of sound, a speaker comprised entirely of a proprietary concrete composite that provides a number of acoustic benefits as well as a stunning aesthetic.
DESIGN AT MOMA: YOUNG ARCHITECTS PROGRAM WITH SEAN ANDERSON
On the 10th of May, Sean Anderson, Associate Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, will discuss the direction of YAP this year alongside ideas about architecture today. Don’t miss it at the New York Design Week 2017.
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DESIGN AT MOMA: “ITEMS: IS FASHION MODERN?” WITH PAOLA ANTONELLI
Join Paola Antonelli, senior curator in the Department of Architecture and Design, for a preview of the upcoming exhibition and how it fits within the scope of MoMA’s collection. Don’t miss it at the New York Design Week 2017, on the 10th of May.
DESIGN AT MOMA: EXHIBITION DESIGN WITH INGRID CHOU
How do the minds at MoMA design world-class exhibitions and spaces? Join Associate Creative Director Ingrid Chou and Art Director Derek Flynn for a talk that will explore how you can bring the physical spaces around you to life in unexpected ways using design. Don’t miss in the New York Design Week 2017, on the 10th of May.
COUNTER-COUTURE: HANDMADE FASHION IN AN AMERICAN COUNTERCULTURE
Counter-Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counterculture celebrates the handmade fashion and style of the 1960s and 1970s. Often referred to as the hippie movement, the Counterculture swept away the conformism of the previous decade and professed an alternative lifestyle whose effects still resonate today. Don’t miss during the New York Design Week 2017, at the Museum of Arts and Design.
FASHION AFTER FASHION
Curated by Dr. Hazel Clark and Ilari Laamanen, fashion after Fashion presents the work of six designer teams who are thinking—and making us think—about fashion anew. Don’t miss during the New York Design Week 2017, at the Museum of Arts and Design.
RICHARD HAINES EXHIBITION AT THE SPACE NYC
Join artist Richard Haines at The Space NYC for an exclusive look at his newest work, and to celebrate NYCxDESIGN. Don’t miss this opportunity on the 18th of May, in the New York Design Week 2017.