Five NYC Design Week Events Worth Checking Out

 Sight Unseen OFFSITE.

Sight Unseen OFFSITE.

It's design time in NYC now that NYCxDESIGN has officially kicked off.  But there are so many events happening it's frankly a little daunting. So what are the best of the NYC design shows? We cut through the clutter to find the events and parties worth your time so you can enjoy the City's best design. 

WantedDesign Curates Industry City

WantedDesign will be curating Industry City in what promises to be a very cool show and a perfect excuse to get down to Industry City and see all the good stuff happening there. Make sure to check out the WorkOf event there as well.  

Industry City Brooklyn
May 10-20, 2014
Full schedule
12-6pm Open daily (closed Mondays & Wednesday)
2nd Avenue between 36th and 37th Street Brooklyn

Sight Unseen OFFSITE

The Sight Unseen OFFSITE (pictured above) will take over two floors of a Soho building on the corner of Lafayette Street and Broome Street. Fort Makers will be there among others.

May 16–20, 2014
200 Lafayette Street
New York, NY

BKLYN Designs

Getting things going early will be the BKLYN Designs show in DUMBO. There are LOTS of amazing makers and designers of . The featured contemporary furnishings, lighting and accessories are made or designed in Brooklyn. I’ve been watching Picket Furniture tease some of their new products they’ll be showing on Instagram and it looks very promising. 

May 9-11, 2014
St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO, Brooklyn

The Mark Jupiter Showroom
191 Plymouth Street 


The International Contemporary Furniture Fair

This year is 26th annual ICFF and promises endless eye candy but you'll have to take on the Javits Center to see it. 

May 17–20, 2014.
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center


Machinemade Me Do It 

Machinemade is throwing a party at their awesome Long Island City location. Technically it’s a private event but word is that there’s a good chance they’ll be throwing it open to their Facebook followers. So go give them a “like” and stay tuned here.  

May 15
Long Island City
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