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.

End User – Why we have to move on from user-centered design

DesignStudio New York 5-26 46th Avenue Floor 3, Long Island City, United States
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User-centric thinking has been intrinsic to many design processes for decades, but at what cost? What would brands and systems look like if our industry designed for broad communities rather than just individuals? DesignStudio hosts a panel featuring Ritesh Gupta of Useful School, and others, to unpack the limitations of user-centered design and explore how pivoting towards community-centric design can serve more diverse audiences for the benefit of us all.