Collection by Sara Carpenter

Reclaim NYC: Design Auction for Sandy Relief


Reclaim NYC was formed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy by designer Brad Ascalon, writer Jennifer K. Gorsche, and Design Pages editor-in-chief Jean Lin. The three reached out to the design community hoping they might use their talents to transform storm wreckage into goods and dollars for hurricane relief. Proceeds will be donated to the New York chapter of the Red Cross. With Dwell favorites Uhuru, Fort Standard, Bec Brittain, Dror Benshetrit, DMFD, Joe Doucet, UM Project, Lindsey Adelman, and Brad Ascalon participating, you might find yourself in a bidding war with us.

Brad Ascalon's I Lovey NY table captured the spirit of New York after the storm - teamwork.
Lighting designer Lindsey Adelman is offering up a Stick-Light made with post-Sandy branches and LEDs.
Designer Joe Doucet didn't have to look far for his Reclaim NYC inspiration.
Comprised of red cedar hurricane debris, water-based sealer and pigment, wax, and blackened steel and iron, Daniel...
Bec Brittain added a flood line to her Lattice candelabra to mark the floodwaters left behind in parts of New York.
Designer François Chambard created a series of three lamps and three vessels for Reclaim NYC.