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.

Designing Tomorrow: With MAWDmade and Sugarlift

High Line Nine 508 W 28th Street, New York City, United States

Designing Tomorrow is a pioneering collaboration between Sugarlift Gallery and MAWDMade, showcasing MAWD's inaugural furniture collection alongside works by three artists from Sugarlift. Through art and design, the exhibition invites viewers to contemplate the intersection of aesthetics, sustainability, and human experience, inspiring action towards a brighter future.