Designing and making in North America

WantedDesign is counting down to this year’s show in Brooklyn and Manhattan this May, and the team has been busy working with partners to scout some of the best design across North America today as part of our desire to highlight original design and innovative craftsmanship. Designers are going back to the basics and reviving old traditions from their regions in striking new ways. Young furniture and denim makers in Western North Carolina are a perfect example, bringing back the region’s Craft Revival heritage with a modern twist: Made in WNC, An exhibit not to be missed at WantedDesign Brooklyn. At WantedDesign Manhattan, we partner with WorkOf, a one stop online retail destination for the best in American contemporary design, to invite visitors to discover original furniture in a designed environment. Our visitors will enjoy the WantedDesign experience as soon as they arrive in our Welcoming area designed by Brooklyn based firm UHURU Design.