Core77 holds its first-ever exhibit focused on the ever-evolving NYC design community, showcasing the five best creative works from each of the five boroughs. Can the Bronx or Queens top Brooklyn? Find out in the Noho neighborhood. Visit: 350 Bowery at Great Jones Street, May 18 – 22, 11 am – 6 pm.
Hosted by Sight Unseen and the Noho-Bowery Stakeholders, this Sunday-night celebration includes an installation by lighting designer Lindsey Adelman featuring items from Dusk to Dawn, her 2012 collection inspired by things that grow “on the dark side.” Visit: The Bowery Hotel, 355 Bowery, May 20, 8 – 11 pm; RSVP to NDDBoweryHotel@gmail.com.
Join Design Milk and Bobby Berk Home to celebrate designers Brad Ascalon and Frederick McSwain (AM) and Neal Feay Studio as they unveil a new breed of objects, lighting, and furniture within the Bobby Berk store. Visit: Bobby Berk Home Soho, 59 Crosby Street, May 19 – 27.
Now a Design Week tradition, this annual showcase lets you explore 145,000-square feet of some of the newest offerings in contemporary design. Visit: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 11th Avenue at 38th Street, May 19 – 22.
The American Design Club asked designers one question: “If your process became Raw + Unﬁltered, what kind of object would that yield?” See their responses in new work that highlights a material or process in its most natural, unﬁltered state. Visit: Heller Gallery, 420 West 14th Street, May 20 – 25, 6 – 9 pm.
This lecture and panel discussion from the American Institute of Architects New York Chapter (AIA NY) explores the impact that social media, technology, and device culture are having on today’s design process. Visit: The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, May 21, 6 pm.
Stop by, say hello, and experience the new Herman Miller Collection in person. (And be sure to check out the home accessories and desktop items for sale — a popular spot in the store.) Visit: 68 Wooster Street, through July 1, open Monday through Saturday, 11 am – 7 pm, and Sunday 12 – 5 pm.