Since its debut, WantedDesign always had the great ambition to build a unique design destination, where business meets culture. For that reason, its programs were always curated and developed having in mind that anyone in the design community could become involved and learn, meet, discuss, debate.

WantedDesign Brooklyn opening hours:
Thursday May 17 to Monday May 21 from 11am to 6pm.
The Opening Celebration will be on Wednesday May 16, it is an invitation-only event.

WantedDesign Brooklyn, May 17-21
at Industry City, 274 36th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11232 
Subway access: D, N, R (36th St. Station)
Shuttle service available on May 19 and May 20, from 11am to 6pm from WantedDesign Manhattan to WantedDesign Brooklyn

PROGRAM: IC Design Festival by WantedDesign

Tuesday, May 15, 1-4pm
Public workshop at Brooklyn Glass
Join French designer Francois Azambourg, French glassmakers from Meisenthal, Leo Tecovsky and the Brooklyn Glass team.
Register here

Wednesday, May 16, 5-7pm; 7-10pm
Press and VIP preview and Opening celebration

Thursday, May 17, 4-7pm
AIGA + Coroflot + Wanted Career Day
Information and registration here

Thursday, May 17, 6:30-7pm/7pm-8:30pm
Discover El-Space
Join the Design Trust and NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) for a special tour of the Under the Elevated/El-Space pilot installation below the Gowanus Expressway at 36th Street and 3rd Avenue followed by a multi-city panel conversation, at Industry City.
RSVP here

Saturday, May 19, 12:30-3pm
Biodesign: Grow Your own Mycelium Lamp
Genspace | 140 32nd Street #Suite 108 Brooklyn, NY 11232
Join Genspace and WantedDesign for this workshop during NYCxDESIGN. Mycelium (the roots of mushrooms) may very well be one of the most adaptable and resilient organisms on the planet. The largest organism on the terrestrial planet, mycelium is nature’s recycler and communication network. Come explore this fascinating fungi with us. You will grow your own lampshade using mycelium and walk away with a unique functional table lamp to bring into your home or office. Designed by instructor Danielle Trofe, these lamps retail at $125 and have sold out of boutique home furnishing stores. Buy tickets here.

Saturday, May 19, 4-6pm
The Future of Design is Biology
Genspace | 140 32nd Street #Suite 108 Brooklyn, NY 11232
Join Genspace and WantedDesign for this panel during NYCxDESIGN, New York’s celebration of global design. Companies, artists, and designers are increasingly using biological cells in cutting-edge fashion, products, and architecture. Four leading experts at the intersection of biology and design will discuss how biotechnology is transforming living organisms into the next medium for design. Get tickets here..

Saturday & Sunday, 11am -6pm
Industry City Open Studios
Information desk at 238 36th street entrance
Visitors will be able to tour the studios of nearly 100 painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptors and video artists among others. 

Sunday, May 20, 12-4pm
Kids’ Crafternoon with Project Kid!
Join author and craft expert Amanda Kingloff in the Mathy By Bols Kids’ Room. Bring your kiddos to craft with Amanda and take home something that your kids will love to make and keep. Amanda’s work has been featured in various publications from Parents Magazine to the New York Times, and she posts fresh craft ideas weekly on her site Project Kid.

Sunday, May 20, 12-2pm
Sustainable materials – 
A materialistic afternoon facilitated by Hyloh.
Spend an afternoon with material people as we explore the burgeoning bio-fabrication movement through a sustainable and sensorial lens. A panel discussion with practitioners and academics will be followed by two hands-on activities allowing you to immerse your senses and grow your own materials.Join panelists from EnsAD Paris, GenSpace,, Healthy Materials Lab, Hyloh and Danielle Trofe Design. RSVP here.