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.

Vignelli Legacy: A Celebration at Saint Peter’s

Saint Peter's Church 619 Lexington Avenue, New York City, United States
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A reception celebrating the Vignelli Legacy at Saint Peter’s Church. An accompanying exhibit of Heller products and photos of the Vignellis runs from May 1 through October 11, 2024.

Architecture of Light: From St. Peter’s Basilica to Three Modernist Spaces

Saint Peter's Church 619 Lexington Avenue, New York City, United States
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Inspired by Marco Anelli’s photo installation of St. Peter's Basilica (Vatican City) at Saint Peter’s Church (NYC), this lively panel discussion explores light as architecture in three modern spaces: Saint Peter’s Church, Magazzino Italian Art, and Rothko Chapel.