BKLYN DESIGNS 2015 is moving to the new Brooklyn Expo Center – a large, corner glass box space – offering us increased opportunities for onsite programming – in the creative hub of Greenpoint. The Brooklyn Chamber and our new production partner Novita Communications is actively engaged in securing high profile media and programmatic partnerships. We have also embarked on our closest collaboration ever with NYCxDESIGN and will bring in our tourism partners citywide to ensure the widest attendance and outreach.
More information to be announced soon- Be sure to check out our twitter and facebook pages for the latest!
BKLYN DESIGNS 2014 was a huge success!
This internationally renowned juried exhibition highlighted a dynamic collection of designs from the most innovative Brooklyn-based furnishing designers and manufacturers.
Last year, BKLYN DESIGNS featured a record 60 exhibitors showcased throughout 5 spaces and included satellite exhibits hosted by Pratt Institute and Japanese designers.
Our Main Exhibition Spaces:
St. Ann’s Warehouse
29 Jay Street (between John and Plymouth Street)
The Mark Jupiter Showroom
191 Plymouth Street (between Jay and Bridge Street)
Additional Design Venues:
Baxter & Liebchen
33 Jay Street (and Plymouth Street)
26 Jay Street (and Plymouth Street)
Brooklyn Roasting Company
25 Jay Street (and John Street)
Made in NY Media Center by IFP
30 John Street (between Jay Street and Pearl Street)
Exciting programming included:
JAPAN @ Brooklyn Roasting Company, featuring Brooklyn-inspired designers from Japan
Pratt Institute @ The Mark Jupiter Showroom, featuring the designs of Pratt students and alumni
On the Horizon: What’s Emerging in Design & Tech Beyond 3D Printing and Wearable Devices? A conversation featuring Cliff Kuang, senior editor at WIRED. Presented by Pratt Institute
New Models for the Business of Design:
A conversation moderated by New York Magazine’s design editor Wendy Goodman,
co-presented by Pratt Institute and desigNYC
Behind-the-scenes tours of the John Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park, now under construction
Walking tour with Architect’s Newspaper‘s editor Alan Brake
The exclusive opportunity to win a custom piece of furniture by Mark Jupiter
Kidville Brooklyn’s Outdoor Play Lounge on Jay Street
Double Dutch the Brooklyn way with University Settlement
Pop-up shops by Bicycle Utopia, desigNYC, Design with Benefits and Two Kids and A Dog
Two compelling design-focused documentaries, “Between The Folds” and “Origami” and an origami workshop at Made in NY Media Center by IFP.
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Lori Raphael, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
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Santina Giammona, Director, Special Events & Projects