The NYCxDESIGN Annual Design Festival is an event that celebrates the creativity and diversity of the design industry in New York City. This internationally renowned festival showcases the city's designers, makers, and manufacturers, as well as cutting-edge design businesses and districts, and world-class cultural and academic design institutions. With hundreds of events focused on design and innovation, creativity, culture, inclusivity, sustainability, and resiliency, the Festival attracts national and international visitors to the city, generating significant economic activity across the boroughs.
The Festival is a platform for designers, architects, engineers, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and academics to showcase their work and engage in dialogue about the latest trends and innovations in design. From furniture to fashion, product design to digital media, the Festival covers a wide range of design disciplines and attracts a diverse audience of professionals, students, and enthusiasts. Participants have the opportunity to attend exhibitions, workshops, lectures, and panel discussions, as well as network with industry leaders and experts.
Sonneman 60 Years of Design, a Way of Light. Image courtesy NYCxDesign
The NYCxDESIGN Annual Design Festival has become a signature event in the city's cultural calendar, and it contributes to the vibrancy and dynamism of the design industry in New York City. The Festival highlights the city's rich history of design and manufacturing, as well as its capacity for innovation and creativity. It also provides a platform for emerging designers and entrepreneurs to showcase their work and connect with potential clients and collaborators.
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The Festival's events take place across the city's five boroughs, with a particular focus on the design districts of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Each district has its own unique character and offers a different perspective on the city's design scene. From the historic architecture of SoHo and the industrial chic of Williamsburg to the cutting-edge technology of Long Island City, the Festival offers a diverse and exciting range of design experiences.
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Members of the Sarsen Team are eagerly looking forward to attending the NYCxDESIGN Festival this May 2023. As luxury real estate agents it is important to understand design and renovation. We are always on the lookout for new ideas and inspiration, and the Festival offers a wealth of opportunities to discover the latest trends and innovations in design. Attending the NYCxDESIGN Festival helps us gain inspiration and insights into the latest design trends and styles. Understanding design not only helps to make homes more appealing for potential buyers, but allows us to provide valuable advice and recommendations to clients after they purchase a home. Whether it's exploring new materials, discovering emerging designers, or attending workshops on sustainable design practices, the Festival promises to be a source of inspiration and learning for the team.
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The NYCxDESIGN Annual Design Festival is an exciting and inspiring event that celebrates the creativity and diversity of the design industry in New York City. From May 18-25, 2023, designers, makers, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, and academics will come together to showcase their work and engage in dialogue about the latest trends and innovations in design. The Festival offers a wealth of opportunities for learning, networking, and discovery, and it is an event not to be missed.
For tickets and more information on events go to the link: https://festival.nycxdesign.org/