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 Party

Mercer Labs 21 Dey St, New York City, United States

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 the upcoming exciting festivities, exhibitions, and events. Thursday, May 16th at 6pm, in partnership with and located at Mercer Labs. Purchase your tickets here!