Once again, NY Design Week has arrived with different types of exhbitions, installations, openings, parties and other type of activities, that is almost impossible to choose what to do during this incredible week. NYDesign Agenda is going to give you some sugestions for you to do during this week.
Liz Collins for American Design Club at Collective Design
Textile designer Liz Collins is installing a woven tapestry, “that places architecture and design in conversation.” A performance-based installation, the project will invite attendees to witness and participate in the installation and will evolve throughout the fair. As fans of Liz’s home collection, we hope to see some of the themes she explores in her throw pillows, blankets and carpets in her architectural installation. Opens May 13.
This is for Everyone: Design for the Common Good at MoMA
MoMA’s latest design exhibition questions the democratization of design in our digital culture. The eclectic result—curated by Paola Antonelli—features classics like the Kikkoman Soy Sauce bottle to a wearable, 3D printed dress by design collective Nervous System. Ongoing.
Ward Bennett at Project No. 8
Herman Miller and Geiger host a site-specific installation designed by Various Projects highlighting the “sensual minimalism” of iconic New York designer Ward Bennett. The show will offer a rare opportunity for visitors to interact with archival furniture pieces and see first hand Bennett’s refined approach to materials and craft. Opens May 15.
Architecture and Design Film Festival for BKLYN Designs at the Brooklyn Expo Center
ADFF will be screening eight short films throughout BKLYN Designs, focusing on Brooklyn and/or made by Brooklyn filmmakers. The range of topics includes dumpsters turned swimming pools in Gowanus, a look at the progressive technologies used in the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint, a portrait of Stefan Sagmeister, a visit to Piet Oudolf’s gardens, and the making of SITU Studio’s Design Lab at the New York Hall of Science. A special panel discussion about design and film—moderated by ADFF Director Kyle Bergman—will be held on Sunday May 10th. Opens May 8.
Feed Me at Los Perros Locos
What does the future of food look like? This concept is taken up by designers across the country in 20 provocative proposals ranging from market-ready products to visionary concepts. Visitors can expect to find a host of imaginative and pleasantly wacky ideas, including scratch and sniff vitamins, nasal flavor enhancement accessories, and wearable pizza. Sure to be an unconventional respite from NYDW fairs! Opens May 8.
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