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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DESIGNComm Summit

May 21, 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us at the DESIGNcomm Summit for an afternoon of complimentary strategic and empowering entrepreneurial panel conversations with design, media, finance, and technology experts. Curated by Digital Thread Consulting and comm collective

1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Getting Published in an Evolving Media Landscape
Editors and media experts share their insights and advice for making an impact, getting published, and elevating your profile.
Moderator: Hadley Keller Design Leadership Network
Jenny Nguyen Hello Human, Candace Taylor The Wall Street Journal

2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AI-Powered Tools & Strategies
Unlock the future of innovation with industry leaders who delve into cutting-edge AI-powered tools and strategies to support your business.
Moderator: Andra Vaduva, Founder, Safe Space
Alexia Adana Edelman, Daniel Yoder STUDY Architects, Jonah Kilday MK Workshop, Michael Opperman Clockwork & Magik Bean

3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Capital Creativity: Finances in Design
Leading financial experts & designers impart designer-focused business advice, offering insights and strategies for achieving financial acumen.
Moderator: Patti Carpenter carpenter + company & Trendscope
Angela Roork Designer Business Solutions, Patrick D. Sims Edward Jones, Vanessa DeLeon Vanessa DeLeon Associates

4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Monetize Your Brand: Strategies Revealed
Gain actionable strategies and insights to monetize your brand through social, sponsored content, strategic partnerships, and more.
Moderator: Byron Cordero Cordero Consulting
Alvin Wayne Alvin Wayne Interiors, Bilal Rehman Bilal Rehman Studio, Brittany Hennessy Influencer Business Plan & INFLUENCER author, Jessica Davis, Atelier Davis & Nest Studio

This event is part of the aspire Design Tour Program.

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May 21
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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