NYC GoWednesday, MAY 7, AT 11a.m. at FIT

Official Citywide Celebration of Design to Feature Events Across the Five Boroughs May 9-20

New York, N.Y. - NYC & Company President & CEO Fred Dixon, city officials and leaders from New York City's design industry will kick off the second annual NYCxDESIGN on Wednesday, May 7 at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) surrounded by an exhibition of designs created by the talent emerging from FIT. The City's official annual citywide celebration of design, NYCxDESIGN will feature exhibitions, openings, installations, shows, talks and open studios to showcase the City's diverse design community from Friday, May 9, to Tuesday, May 20. For more information, please visit nycxdesign.com.

 

NYCxDESIGN is produced by NYC & Company in conjunction with a steering committee that includes leaders from AIA/NY; AIGA/NY; American Design Club; The Architectural League of New York; Base Design; Behance LLC; The Center for Arts Education; Cooper Union; Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Core77, Inc.; David Stark Design and Production; Design Trust for Public Space; ESI Design; Etsy, Inc.; Fab.com; Fern Mallis, LLC; FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology); Frieze Art Fair New York; International Contemporary Furniture Fair; International Interior Design Association; The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Museum of Arts and Design; The Museum of Modern Art; New York City Council; New York Design Center; NYC Department of Cultural Affairs; NYC Department of Design and Construction; NYC Department of Parks & Recreation; NYC Department of Transportation; NYC Economic Development Corporation; Parsons The New School For Design; Pentagram Design; Pratt Institute, School of Art & Design; School of Visual Arts; Shaw & Co! Productions; and WantedDesign.


EVENT: NYCxDESIGN Kickoff

DATE: Wednesday, May 7, 2014

TIME: 11am

PLACE: FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology)
The Museum at FIT
Shirley Goodman Resource Center
Southwest corner of Seventh Ave. and 27th St.

Press: RSVP to Caroline Peck at NYC & Company (212-484-1270 or cpeck@nycgo.com).

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