New York City's Official Celebration of Design

The Festival: May 18-25, 2023

The NYCxDESIGN Festival returns on May 18-25, 2023! Be part of the design week that attracts thousands of visitors to New York City to celebrate global creative accomplishments, share new ideas, and inspire through design. 

There are plenty of opportunities for local, national, and international designers and organizations to participate from group exhibitions, open studios, public installations, panels, virtual events, and more.

2022 Festival in The News

Event Registration is LIVE!

We invite all members of the design community to organize a design event between May 18-25, 2023, as part of the NYCxDESIGN Festival. Register your event by March 15 for your event to be considered for inclusion in NYCxDESIGN’s press announcement!


Official Guide

The Official Guide to NYCxDESIGN from the Editors of Metropolis is BACK for the 2023 Festival. Register your events by March 15 to be considered for inclusion on the map.



We are thrilled to announce LightFair as a key sponsor of NYCxDESIGN’s 2023 Festival. Returning to New York City at the Javits Center from May 21-25, LightFair showcases the latest lighting products, solutions, and technologies at an immersive lighting trade show and conference. Register today using code NYCXD23 for a free exhibit hall pass.



Now in its eighth year, the NYCxDESIGN Awards return as a highlight of the Festival. The NYCxDESIGN Awards honors outstanding products and projects in categories that span major areas of design, from architecture to interiors, from products to accessories. Submit by March 24.


Thank you to our 2023 Festival Presenting Sponsors

Thank you to our 2023 Festival Program Sponsors

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