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.

NYCxDESIGN Opening Night After Party

After the Opening Party, continue the celebration with us at the After Party at Spring Studios, presented by Kouros and hosted by Surface Magazine. Enjoy an environment and exhibition designed […]

NYCxDESIGN Opening Night Party

To kick off the NYCxDESIGN Festival week, we host an engaging network celebration on the Festival’s opening day. Design enthusiasts gather from near and far to raise a toast to […]


Since the beginning of modernism, souvenirs have been excluded from designers’ discourse, even though such figures as Charles and Ray Eames collected and displayed hundreds of souvenir objects in their […]


The Emerging Designer Residency was created to support the work of designers in the early stages of their careers. NYCxDESIGN and Arts Thread have teamed up again to present the […]


NYCxDESIGN invites you to experience the joy and possibilities of New York City through the eyes of leading and emerging designers with An Ode to NYC. This poster series taps […]