WantedDesign Highlights 2015
Every year in May designers descend on New York and for a couple weeks the city abounds with exhibitions, installations and pop-up shops, panel discussions and talks, previews and parties. In 2011 WantedDesign joined the fray, bringing the best homegrown and international design to Chelsea’s Terminal Warehouse, and this year it whips up even more activity with a second location, WantedDesign Brooklyn in Sunset Park’s Industry City, a hub of creative production.
At both locations, amid the maelstrom of business cards and air kisses, the tote bags, spec sheets, hashtags and “likes”, are original ideas, offbeat products, and innovative takes. Here are some of the booths we’ll be sure to visit at this year’s fair.
Ikon Arts Foundation brings Croatian design to the fair, featuring work that shows “an appreciation for local materials, traditional techniques and classic folklore” but remains highly contemporary.