Taking place during NYCxDESIGN in May, WantedDesign provides a platform for up-and-coming studios and individuals to present their latest prototypes – and hopefully snag a producer.
WantedDesign’s Launch Pad is a curated selection of market-ready prototypes by 16 international studios and designers. For the duration of the show, May 16 to 19, they will be on prominent display – a unique opportunity for these young talents to get their work seen in a setting that will also host Alessi Research Lab, Ligne Roset and the Carrot Concept.
The prototypes will be reviewed by a jury committee that includes Azure Magazine; Matthew Sargeant of Hatch Hub; Mirko van den Winkel, executive vice president of Moroso; Antoine Roset, executive vice president of Roset USA; and Kari Woldum, vice president of merchandising at Design Within Reach. They will reward the best product put forth by exhibitors Alice Tacheny, Andrea Borgogni, Giorgio Bonaguro, danielmoyerdesign, Danielle Trofe Design, DesignLaboratoire, Elish Warlop, HUXHUX Design, Violaine d’Harcourt, Infusion Furniture, Kem3D, Nimble Scooters, Savage Works, Studio Avni, Aarti Kathuria, and Dana Cannam Design and Earnest Studio.