The Festival: November 11-18, 2021

NYCxDESIGN’s internationally renowned Annual Design Festival showcases the immense talent and diversity of the city’s designers, makers, and manufacturers, along with cutting-edge design businesses and districts, and world-class cultural and academic design institutions. The Festival attracts national and international visitors to the city, generating significant economic activity across the boroughs with hundreds of events about design and innovation, creativity, culture, inclusivity, sustainability, and resiliency. Join us from November 11-18 to celebrate accomplishments, share new ideas and inspire through design.

Featured Events


Want to host an event as part of the Festival? From design talks and exhibitions to tours and outdoor installations, we welcome a wide range of events that celebrate and showcase NYC’s design community and beyond.

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Self-Guided Journeys LIVE

During the Festival, NYCxDESIGN’s Self-Guided Journeys will come to life and welcome attendees to visit some of NYC’s most vibrant design studios and landmarks for unique behind-the-scenes experiences.


Thank you to 2021 Festival Sponsors

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