19 May NYCxDesign 2015
The month of May in New York City annually hosts the largest design event in North America. NYCxDesign for 2015 took another step forward in the couple of years since the city government began targeting marketing and promotion resources to make ‘design week’ in NYC a much bigger deal. The large number of events now make it difficult to try and see everything. It takes a little more strategic planning to identify and make sure the best events do go unseen.
I have been attending ICFF since the late 90’s and even then there were a couple of offsite events that shadowed the fair at Javits. Now though, the number and and variety of satellite exhibitions, showroom openings and popup events have given the once cornerstone trade fair event a lot of competition for attention.
Since a lot of the work I do is concepts for interior spaces, here’s a selection of photos of spaces and displays that stood out. Some low budget and others spent a considerable amount of money but the delivery of a story or visual narrative is strong in each.
To read more about all the cool stuff exhibited during 2015 NYCxDESIGN, here’s a roundup of my articles posted on PSFK: