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Creativity reigns during NYCxDESIGN, the City's official celebration of global design. The event is fashioned by some of the most renowned names in the design world and beyond. The multifaceted programming comprises exhibitions, installations, talks, trade shows and open studios. Among the shows and festivals under the NYCxDESIGN umbrella are BKLYN DesignsCollective DesignFrieze New York, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), Design Pavilion and Wanted Design.  

NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of design, attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe. Taking place each May—next occurring May 11–23, 2018—the event celebrates a world of design and showcases over a dozen design disciplines through exhibitions, installations, trade shows, panels, product launches, open studios, and more. And, like design itself, NYCxDESIGN is everywhere, with events taking place across the city’s five boroughs. Brought to life by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in conjunction with a steering committee of leading members of New York City’s design community, NYCxDESIGN highlights the unique creative, cultural, educational, and economic opportunities in New York City.

For an overview of NYCxDESIGN 2018 and inspiration for events that you could put on this year, click here.

Earlier Event: May 10
NYSPCC Annual Junior Benefit
Later Event: May 11
The Art Students League Gala