Gathering the most renowned designers, artists, educators, retailers, manufacturers, entrepreneurs, curators and editors, NYCxDesign is regarded as the official celebration of design in New York City. The event incorporates over a dozen of design disciplines and is seen as one of the best platforms of global design. Each year, NYCxDesign brings together culture, education, commerce and entertainment through a series of exhibitions, installations, trade shows, conferences, and much more. This year, the event will take occur from 11-23 May 2018.
NYCxDesign was launched in 2013 in collaboration with the New York City Council in order to showcase New York’s incredible talent as well as the best of international design. The event is managed by New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and helped by a steering committee of leaders from New York City’s design industries, schools, and museums,
New York City is known to be a leading city when it comes to fashion, furniture, graphic design, architecture and interior design. It is the springboard needed for design companies and entrepreneurs to find success. Considering this, NYCxDesign provides an excellent platform to showcase the latest trends and projects across the wide range of design disciplines mentioned above but also countless others, from the media to industrial as well as landscape and urban design.
At the esteemed event, Rado will present the third annual Rado Star Prize U.S. This award acts as a design competition for young and up-and-coming designers to demonstrate their full potential. This time around, the Rado Star Prize will focus exclusively on the concept of “Design Inspired by Nature”, this theme was selected in the hopes of exploring the importance and influence that nature can have to the design world. The materials, appearance and overall design of the object should be a tribute to functional design in regards to its daily uses; participants are bound only to use materials, textures and inspirations derived from nature.
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