NYCxDESIGN is driven by core values deeply rooted in community and creativity, always mindful of inclusivity, equality, diversity, sustainability, and regenerative design for the greater good of humanity.

Beyond its annual Festival, NYCxDESIGN’s year-round programming serves as a robust platform for the diverse spectrum of design talent found in New York City. 

Whether showcasing students, emerging designers, or highly decorated professionals across various design disciplines, our programs foster an environment for sharing, educating, learning, and uniting. The overarching aim is to address the pressing needs of our world with attention and care, inspiring the next generation to embrace design as a tool for solving problems and contributing positively to tomorrow’s challenges.

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Colorful 2024: A Full Palette of Winners

May 18, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ahead of this year’s COLORFUL competition, we’re sitting down with a panel of previous winners and finalists to learn about the wonderful directions of their careers, creative insights and inspirations, and the importance of representation in the creative industry.

Background on COLORFUL: COLORFUL is a free-to-enter global portfolio competition designed to shine a spotlight on young professional creatives — particularly people of color — in fields such as design, illustration, photography, animation, filmmaking, and more. Winners receive grants to put towards their creative journeys and move on to compete in Young Guns, a career-defining competition that is recognized the world over.


May 18
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Samsung 837


Manhattan - Meatpacking District
Business Name
Samsung 837
Art x Design


Samsung 837
837 Washington St
New York City, 10014 United States
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