Consider This Your Design Digest For This Fall’s NYCxDESIGN


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Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park, part of this fall’s Self-Guided Journeys LIVE, aims to create a new sustainable community space. (Photo Courtesy NYCxDESIGN)

Celebrate the undeniable power (and resiliency!) of design with the return of NYCxDESIGN, running November 11-18. With more than 100 events across the city’s five boroughs, the festival aims to salute the strength and vibrancy of the talented community of makers, designers, artists and more that continues to make New York a creative mecca. Here, we break down the highlights on this fall’s agenda.

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ICFF and WantedDesign Manhattan will be co-located at the Javits Center. (Photo Courtesy NYCxDESIGN)

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Novel Chairs by Friends & Founders will be featured in the Oasis, by Float Studio. (Photo Courtesy NYCxDESIGN)

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The Woodfin collection, by Southeast furniture designer Brent Warr, will be on display at WantedDesign Manhattan. (Photo Courtesy NYCxDESIGN)

ICFF+WantedDesign Manhattan

Immerse yourself in all things product at this can’t-miss, co-located trade fair at the Javits Center November 14-15. Combining ICFF’s platform for contemporary furnishing design with WantedDesign Manhattan’s focus on North American studios and international emerging designers, the in-person event will wow with special exhibits and experiences that shine a spotlight on makers.

ICFF+WantedDesign Manhattan Talks

Set aside time to soak up innovative ideas and insights from the best in the business as they discuss creative vision, ideation, problem-solving and emerging talent. Panels and presentations will be hosted at two locations: The Talks Main Stage and the Oasis, by Float Studio.


Source and gain inspiration for all things hotel, restaurant, spa and more. The latest in hospitality interiors will be on display at Boutique Design New York at the Javits Center November 14-15. Exhibitor product categories span amenities, architectural materials, fabrics, furniture, lighting wallcoverings and more from participating brands including Arhaus, Arteriors, Bernhardt Hospitably, Crypton, Dedon, Lloyd Flanders, Palecek, Perennials & Sutherland, Sferra and The Container Store.

Self-Guided Journeys LIVE

Take in the architecture, art and landmarks of some of New York City’s most creative neighborhoods—this time IRL. The showcase of artistic hubs—originally launched as virtual experiences in spring of 2021—now invites attendees to step foot inside participating studios in Soho, Tribeca, Brooklyn and Long Island City,

Curated Itineraries

Not sure where to begin? Let the pros guide the way with curated agendas that expertly group exhibitions by topics and interests. Preview what’s on tap regarding sustainable design, diversity and inclusion, and redefining the use of space.

SANDOW, the operator of NYCxDESIGN, is the parent company of Luxe Interiors + Design.