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.

Mercer Street Block Party at Orior

Orior Showroom 32 Mercer Street, New York City, United States

The Mercer Street Block Party celebrates design in Soho with open houses across the neighborhood. Spearheaded by Orior, additional participating showrooms include BDDW, Calico Wallpaper, Hem, Henrybuilt, Kasthall, Roll & Hill and Stellar Works.