Dwell on Design NY, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, debuts this week at 82 Mercer in SoHo, NY. Join 5,000 design elite as Dwell upends the standard ‘trade show’ format and creates a unique forum to engage, learn, inspire and connect in new and exciting ways. Inhabitat readers can receive $10 off show passes for the inaugural event by using code DODNY and registering here.
At this groundbreaking event, influential designers, architects, industry thought leaders and you will discuss, collaborate and address today’s most pressing design challenges in the contract design industry and beyond. Over three days, attend 20+ Dwell-curated presentations, panel discussions and dialogues on ‘hot button’ issues across hospitality, travel, office, academia, public spaces, urban infrastructure and more. Be sure not to miss program highlights Reimagining New York City’s Terra Firma, The Future of Transit, Building for Resiliency, The New Malleable Office, and Reimagining New York City’s Skyline.
Thursday night will be a special treat as world-renowned architect Daniel Libeskind will appear as keynote speaker to trace his design history, from early building influences to his own drawings that forecasted his signature geometric style. Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron will join Libeskind onstage to discuss his works, ranging from the Military History Museum in Dresden and the master plan for the rebuilt World Trade Center site in New York to the Jewish museums in Berlin, Copenhagen, and San Francisco.
Over three days, hear from a stellar line up of today’s most forward-thinking industry experts, thought leaders and scholars, including David Rockwell; Michael Bierut of Pentagram; Susan Lyons of Designtex, a former creative director for materials at Herman Miller; Snøhetta director Claire Fellman and many more.