Self-Guided Journeys: LIVE

Launched in May 2021 as a beautiful and highly interactive online platform, NYCxDESIGN’s Self-Guided Journeys uncover the engine of creativity in every borough–spotlighting design studios, architectural facades, cultural institutions, creative landmarks, restaurants, and more.

This November during the Festival, NYCxDESIGN’s Self-Guided Journeys will come to life and welcome attendees to experience the best of design in some of NYC’s most vibrant design neighborhoods. Visit each of these creative destinations to hear from their leading representatives, and experience in-process design demonstrations.

SoHo & Tribeca

Thursday, November 11 | 4:00-8:00pm
Short studio presentations occur: 4.30pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm

Anna Karlin Studio
This atelier was designed and built by Anna Karlin to house her collection, studio, and workshop.
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Studio Zung/Shop Zung
Immerse yourself in Studio Zung’s world of architecture, interior design, and everything in between.
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SoHo Design District
Spanning the historically renowned center for creativity, the SoHo Design District is a neighborhood dedicated to innovative design brands and experiences.
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Southwest Brooklyn

Friday, November 12 | 4:00-8:00pm 
Short studio presentations occur: 4.30pm, 5:00pm, 6:00pm, 7:00pm

Makerspace NYC
See NYC’s largest makerspace and tour the facilities which include industrial and advanced manufacturing equipment.
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TOKEN
This distinctive American furniture line celebrates a carefully crafted pairing of traditional techniques with modernist aesthetics.
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Ladies & Gentlemen Studio
Tour Ladies & Gentlemen Studio's Red Hook space to see a range of works by L&G Studio, learn more about the founders and some behind-the-scene processes.
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Brightbound
Brightbound is a lighting studio with boundless potential to celebrate collaboration, community, humanity, and contemporary design while expressing the beauty of nature through American craftwork.
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Lunfarda Studio
Lunfarda is a magical studio where objects and furniture intersect to break the boundaries between design and art.
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OTTRA
Join OTTRA for a look into the way they prototype and create furniture, and take a tour through our workshop, showroom, and studio.
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Soho Letterpress Inc.
Soho Letterpress Inc. has been producing finely printed objects for more than 20 years. Visit their studio for an overview and demonstration of letterpress printing by hand.
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Long Island City

Saturday, November 13 | 11:00am – 4:00pm
Short studio presentations occur: 11:30am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm

RUX Studios
RUX Studios grows creative brands with ethical roots. Their mission is to design a better world one company at a time.
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The UP Studio
The Up Studio partners, John Patrick Winberry and Jeffrey Ramirez, will walk visitors step-by-step through the architecture and interior design process for a custom, modern home.
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Eventscape
The award-winning custom fabrication firm is housed in a 20,000 square foot facility, including 10,000 square feet that was originally home to Barney’s.
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Hunter's Point South Park
The innovative and integrated design of Hunter’s Point South Waterfront Park creates a new sustainable community space that weaves infrastructure, landscape and architecture, bringing the city to the park and the park to the waterfront.
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Krypton Neon
The Krytpon Neon studio offers an eclectic mix of glass blowing work stations, high vacuum processing equipment, vintage and modern neon signs and art, and ongoing works.
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The Ancient Glacier Rock at 12th Street
Since its revitalization in 2019, the Glacier Rock sits in a public plaza surrounded by converted warehouse buildings that have been reimagined as retail, food and beverage and creative offices.
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