NY Design Week 2013 Guide – part 1

From the few hundred events listed on NYCxDESIGN website, we have compiled the top five not to be missed events of the year at New York Design Week, May 10-21.

NY Design Week 2013 Guide – part 1
For the ones who can easily get lost with all the offers an event such as New York Design Week can offer, we have gone through the entire program and the overwhelming roster of events to select a few of the best which we believe you should attend if you happen to be in the city this month. From the few hundred events listed on NYCxDESIGN website, we have compiled the top six not to be missed events of the year. From fashion, to photography, art, design, and architecture, and whether you are a design professional or just a design lover, these events should give provide you a gist of what’s happening these days at New York Design Week. We have divided this list in two articles. Today you can read part one, part two will be published tomorrow! Good luck!
 
IFDA Take A Seat Auction
NY Design Week 2013 Guide - part 1
May 16 / 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Location: Lillian August Furnishings + Designs
Event Website: http://www.ifda.com/new-york-chapter
Featured designers and design collaborations: Jamie Drake, Karim Rashid
Join celebrated interior designer, Jamie Drake as Master of Ceremonies and Karl Green, auctioneer and director of Furniture & Decorative Arts, Bonhams NY, as they auction off one-of-a-kind up-cycled chairs created by designers and artisans. Enjoy fabulous live music, hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and mingling amongst design and furniture industry luminaries! Proceeds to benefit relief efforts for Japan Tsunami and Hurricane Sandy victims as well as for local IFDA chapter professional development. All are welcome!
 
Parsons Five Sixty 7th Exhibition
NY Design Week 2013 Guide - part 1
May 17–May 24 / 10:00 am–7:00 pm
Location: David Schwartz Fashion Education Center, Parsons The New School for Design
Event Website: http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/festival-events-2013.aspx?id=93290
The School of Fashion at Parsons presents an exhibition of thesis work from the range of fashion disciplines, including menswear, womenswear, childrenswear, accessories, and multimedia installations. Also on view are projects sponsored by companies including PPR, Louis Vuitton, Nomi, Swarovski, Saga Furs, Solstiss, and The Shoe Polytechnic.
 
gt2P @ Wanted Design
NY Design Week 2013 Guide - part 1
May 17–May 20 / 10:00 am–7:00 pm
Location: WantedDesign
Event Website: http://www.wanteddesignnyc.com
Featured designers and design collaborations: Vilu Light Collection for DHPH http://dhph.com/
We are a studio involved in architecture, art and design projects. We are in a continuous process of research and experimentation in digital crafting, promoting new encounters between the technologies for projecting and the richness of the local expressed in traditional materials and techniques.
Information taken from NYCxDESIGN.

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