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.

Colorful 2024: A Full Palette of Winners

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Ahead of this year’s COLORFUL competition, we’re sitting down with a panel of previous winners and finalists to learn about the wonderful directions of their careers, creative insights and inspirations, and the importance of representation in the creative industry.

ODE TO NYC

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NYCxDESIGN invites you to experience the joy and possibilities of New York City through the eyes of leading and emerging designers with An Ode to NYC. This poster series taps into the expansive design ecosystem of the city, reflecting the heartbeat of the ever-changing design scene. Unified by the overarching theme of hope for a […]

Behind the Design: What’s in your hand?

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Join us for a conversation & live demo with Creative Director Alexander-John featured on HBO Max "The Hype," join us for a conversation & live demo with Creative Director Alexander-John whose credits include SAKS, Puma, Roc Nation, WWE, Netflix & more.

Fix Your Space with Bilal Rehman

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Join us for an exclusive conversation and have your home personally critiqued by globally renowned interior designer, Bilal Rehman.

Get Smart: Embracing Smart Technology in Design

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Join us for a riveting panel discussion on the synergy between smart technology, interior design, and product design. Award-winning product and interior designer Karim Rashid will share his insights on how technology is revolutionizing the way we live and interact with our living, working, and play environments. Discover how smart technology is pushing the boundaries […]