Explore how good design meets good business in order to make an impact on our community, world, and bottom line.
In conversation with acclaimed designers Laura Hodges, Tucker Robbins, SinCa Design, Marco Baga, and Natalia Mirabito, this intimate panel discussion aligns responsible design, sustainability, and digital wellness to reveal the transformative role these practices play in the future of design.
As part of NYCxDESIGN Festival, join us at Tom Dixon Shop for a lively panel discussion in collaboration with SoHo Design District and NM Marketing Co.
Owner and principal interior designer Laura Hodges, LEED AP, GREEN AP, is known for creating beautifully tailored spaces informed by her international aesthetic and love for unique and dynamic environments, influenced by her English, Norwegian, and Jamaican roots. Laura has been recognized as House Beautiful Next Wave Designer, Luxe Magazine Red Awards, NYSID Rising Star, and top 20 Designers by Sotheby’s Home. laurahodgesstudio.com
For the past 25 years, Tucker Robbins’ passion has been bringing the spirit and craft from traditional artisans to contemporary life, supporting indigenous cultures and partnerships with tribal chiefs, Arabian sheiks, and villages artisans around the world. Robbins has created thriving artisan workshops in Guatemala, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Cameroon, transforming sustainably harvested, salvaged and reclaimed materials into iconic furniture. tuckerrobbins.com
Maria Camarena and Dave Sinaguglia design and fabricate handcrafted furniture in Connecticut, made to order and locally sourced. Together, as SinCa Design, their collection is rooted in the use of high end materials where local hardwood, accompanied by elements of stone, rattan, brass. SinCa’s collections have been featured in Architectural Digest, Interior Design Magazine, Dwell, Surface, among others. sincadesign.com
Marina Gil-Lemesheva brings heritage re-imagined in her bespoke collection of accessories and fashion. Handcrafted in Brooklyn, New York, with an emphasis on zero waste design, designs are stitched to perfection and purposely made to combat overconsumption, production waste, and unethical labor. MARCO BAGA has been featured in VOGUE and New York Fashion Week. marcobaga.com
NM Marketing Co. founder Natalia Mirabito
NM Marketing Co. is a boutique digital marketing firm transforming the design industry rooted in a rare blend of timeless brand design, evergreen marketing strategy, and digital wellness. Based in Boston with clients nationwide, founder and marketing director Natalia Mirabito works with brands and businesses who believe design matters to create lifetime brand loyalty and bring her clients’ deepest vision and achievement to the forefront of their brand. nmmarketingco.com
Images copyright Laura Hodges, Tucker Robbins, SinCa Design, MARCO BAGA.