Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things
In celebration of the best in modern design from the last half century, interior designers including Nate Berkus and Thom Filicia, will create design vignettes from the mid-20th century through today in Design through the Ages. Nods to the old masters and inspiring design ideas for the future will be on full display at the New York Design Center's 15th floor showroom October 1–7. The space will open up at 6:00 p.m. for the City Modern Opening Night VIP Party sponsored by Audi.
CITY MODERN Presented by Audi is a joint venture celebrating design, co-created by the Dwell and New York editorial teams, led by Amanda Dameron and Wendy Goodman respectively.
CITY MODERN presented by Audi is a joint venture celebrating design, co-created by the Dwell and New York Magazine editorial teams, led by Amanda Dameron and Wendy Goodman respectively. CITY MODERN Home Tours will take attendees behind the doors of ten private modern homes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The architects of these homes will present their design ideas at the “Meet the Architects” event on Friday, October 5, at the Arhaus Showroom in the Meatpacking District. A limited number of Home Tour and “Meet the Architects” night tickets are now on sale.
$25 Meet the Architects Cocktail Reception
$120 Single-Day Ticket
$240 Weekend Pass (*Weekend Pass includes invitation to Meet the Architects—a $25 value)
- Earlier this month, the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum unveiled its fourth exhibition in its National Design Triennial series: Why Design Now?.
- Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the second in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program.
- On the second day of City Modern, find events throughout New York City, including the following:
- Designer Discussion with Thos. Moser, 1:00–2:00 p.m., Thos. Moser Showroom, 699 Madison Avenue, New York, Free
Dwell Editor in Chief Amanda Dameron will sit down for a design discussion with Thos. Moser head designer, David Moser. Amanda and David will discuss the iconic New England company’s design philosophy, longstanding quality craftsmanship, and how modern design tenets permeate through the company’s newer lines. Join us for champagne and light refreshments following the discussion.
- Brooklyn Self-Guided Tours, 2:00–5:00 p.m., Various Locations, Free
City Modern will open the doors to emerging designers' studios in Brooklyn. With unprecedented access to designers in their work environment, attendees will pique their curiosity and interact with the designers themselves to learn more about the creative process. Designers on the self-guided tours include: Snarkitecture, hOmE, Chen Chen & Kai Williams, Um Project, DMFD, Hellman Chang, Egg Collective, Todd Bracher, Olga Guanabara, Uhuru Design, TOKEN, Fort Standard and Click Boom Pow.
- Emerging Designers Panel Discussion sponsored by Silestone, 7:00–9:00 p.m., Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), 2 Columbus Circle, New York, $20
Jerry Helling, President and Creative Director of Bernhardt Design has made a career out of discovering new talent. This panel looks at trends and challenges facing young and emerging designers who are trying to find a foothold in the competitive design market. Wendy Goodman will moderate a panel with Helling and emerging Bernhardt designers: Taylor Pemberton, a New York-based designer and talented entrepreneur who recently launched Cavalier.com and Wantful.com; Sarah and Victor Lytvinenko, the founders of Raleigh Denim in North Carolina who were part of Helling's 'America Made Me' design show during ICFF in May; and the Scottish artist/designer Jephson Robb. Come and hear what it takes to make it in the NY design industry. Sponsored by Silestone.
CITY MODERN Presented by Audi is a joint venture celebrating design, co-created by the Dwell and New York editorial teams, led by Amanda Dameron and Wendy Goodman respectively. See below for CITY MODERN Presented by Audi programming.
- Last weekend, The Art of Structure opened at the Carnegie Museum of Art Heinz Architectural Center.
- This week, Snøhetta principals Craig Dykers and Kjetil Thorsen visited the City by the Bay to hint at what's in store for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art expansion.
- A limited-edition chaise longue and a photography exhibit signal a renewed interest in the French designer and Le Corbusier collaborator.