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.

aspire Design Tour Midtown

A&D and D&D Building; Various Showrooms New York City, United States

Embark on editorial tours led by the aspire design and home editors and indulge in the ultimate Sip & Crawl!

Opening Weekend Reception

Third-Floor Showrooms 150 E 58th St, New York City, United States

Embark on an international design journey and experience flavors from around the globe as we celebrate the opening weekend with Fisher & Paykel from New Zealand, Florense from Brazil, Studio M Lighting from the U.S., and Cosentino from Spain. Indulge in international delights while our editors uncover the latest in craftsmanship and technological innovations in […]

DESIGNComm Summit

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

Join us at the DESIGNComm Summit for business-focused panels and conversations to gain invaluable entrepreneurial expertise and tailored insights from diverse creatives, visionaries, and thought leaders.

aspire Design Tour Flatiron / SoHo

Flatiron District New York City, United States

Experience a captivating journey through the Flatiron, NoMad and SoHo districts.