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We are proud to introduce you to NoHo, The Bowery and the fourth annual NoHo Design District (NDD) event highlighting our neighborhood’s reputation for cutting edge creativity. And, we're also proud, this year, to be part of the inaugural  NYCxDesign initiative.

The map (below) will not only lead you to the exciting designers and artists you can meet from May 17-20, 2013, but to all the places you can enjoy year-round.

  Jill Singer and Monica Khemsurov, our curators, founded the NoHo Design District event in 2010. Their credentials also include an online design and culture magazine, Sight Unseen. Their vision has contributed significantly to the profile of our merchants, institutions, design- and art-based practitioners. Click here for 2013s special NDD events

  NoHo-Bowery Stakeholders, Inc. (NBS), a nonprofit corporation serving more than 300 members from Broadway to The Bowery and Astor Place to Houston Street that includes residents, business owners and merchants, property owners, institutions and nonprofit organizations is the co-producer of this, now annual, event.

NBS members share the common goal of preserving our history and guiding our future as an inclusive, diverse and creatively distinct contributor to New York City and all who enjoy it. Click here to see our year-round design- and art-centric merchants and practitioners...as well as the many related venues that will make your visit even more enjoyable.

See the Press Release for NDD 2013

«EVENTS MAY 17-20, 2013«

see more at www.nohodesigndistrict.com

  1. «Underground at The Standard, East Village
    The American Design Club returns to Noho with its ninth group showcase, entitled Trophy: Awards We Live With. “A trophy is a memento, token, or symbol used to commemorate an achievement or victory. Whether they are awarded, stolen, or created, trophy objects can come in many forms.” Featuring designs by Christopher Specce, Craighton Berman, Grain, Ladies & Gentlemen, Meg Callahan, Misha Kahn, Taylor Mckenzie-Veal, and more. 25 Cooper Square (5th Street entrance), Fri-Mon, 12PM-7PM
    stopTHINKshop is a pop-up shop showcasing social good, co-curated by Given Goods, miLES, and TYTHEdesign. The shop will highlight new-to-market products that have been conscientiously designed to have a positive impact through the lens of sustainable, ethical, or local production.  75 East 4th Street, Sat-Sun, 11AM-8PM
  1. «Merchant’s House Museum
    Built in 1832, the Merchant’s House is New York City’s only family home preserved intact, inside and out, from the 19th century. For the second edition of Modern Craft, a group of designers including Doug Johnston, Andrew O. Hughes, Meg Callahan, Eric Timothy Carlson, Aaron Anderson, Fort Makers, Dana Barnes, and ROLU will infiltrate the house’s time-capsule interior with a beautiful juxtaposition of contemporary objects.  29 East 4th Street, Fri & Sat, 12PM- 7PM; Sun & Mon, 12PM-5PM (Free admission to the museum with this map)
  2. «Plantworks
    Sight Unseen presents “Mixed Greens,” an exhibition of plant-themed photographs by design and interiors photographers Brian Ferry, Paul Barbera, Leslie Williamson, Laure Joliet, and Debbie Carlos. Each photographer was invited to revisit past works that happen to feature plants—even if they weren’t originally the main subject of the shot.  28 East 4th Street, Fri, Sat & Mon, 10AM-6PM; Sun 11AM-5PM
  3. «Lindsay Adelman Showroom
    Lindsey Adelman is opening the doors of her brand-new, appointment-only Noho showroom, which will be open to the public for four days during the Noho Design District. Stop by to see the studio’s new lighting projects and relax with a glass of Champagne.  1 Great Jones Street, Sat-Tues,  12PM-6PM
  4. «The Future Perfect
    The Future Perfect welcomes spring with the debut of new work from Pinch, SCP, Heath Ceramics, Piet Hein Eek, and Hilda Hellström. Also on display: work from Alma Allen, Golran Rugs, Matthew Hilton, Roll & Hill, RS Ceramics, StudioIlse, Mary Wallis, and others. 55 Great Jones Street, Fri, Sat, & Mon, 10AM-7PM; Sun 11AM-7PM
  5. «Japan Premium Beef
    This year, the windows of this tiny high-end Japanese butcher will display a solo, meat-themed exhibition by Philadelphia-based ceramicist Jessica Hans.  57 Great Jones Street, Fri-Sun, 10AM-8PM. Closed Mondays.
  6. «Great Jones Café
    Amidst the ceiling beams of the Great Jones Café, designer Daniel Moyer’s Brooklyn-based skateboard line Funkinfunctionlongboards presents an installation of 13 extra-wide, old-school, solid-wood sidewalk surfers. Each board is made in Bushwick, Brooklyn from scrap.  54 Great Jones Street, Fri-Sun, 12PM-7PM; closing happy hour Sun, 5PM-7PM
  7. «Model Citizens
    The 2013 edition of Model Citizens NYC is a two-part presentation: a curated selection of furniture, lighting, accessories, and more from 20+ designers, plus the launch of a virtual gallery featuring selected works from around the globe that can only be seen online. Model Citizens will include work from Haptic Lab, Brooklyn; Bruno Petronzi, Italy; and X+Q Art, China, to name a few.  Ugo Cacciatori, 35 Great Jones Street, 5th floor, Sat-Mon, 10AM-8PM


10. «Environment
Join Environment as they launch a brand-new furniture collection by Commune, the Los Angeles-based firm best known for interiors like the Ace Hotel & Swim Club in Palm Springs and The Shop at The Standard Hotel. Called the Cleat Series, the furniture range includes crates, chairs, a dining table, coffee table, and daybed, all in warm woods and metals. 350 Bowery, Fri-Mon, 10AM-7PM

11. «The Bowery Hotel
Sight Unseen is hosting a day of designer master classes on May 17 at New York’s Bowery Hotel. Participants will learn a technique from an up-and-coming New York designer — Fredericks & Mae, Noah Spencer of Fort Makers, or Chen Chen and Kai Williams — then enjoy a period of guided experimentation before walking away with their own handmade objects. Go to sightunseen.com/ndd13-master-classes to sign up. 335 Bowery, Fri May 17, 12PM-5PM

12. «Billy Reid
Brooklyn-based firm The Principals have designed a set of concrete dominoes called “Bare Bones” for Billy Reid. They’ll celebrate the release with a domino tournament on Saturday, May 18 at Billy Reid’s Noho store, with a prize presentation and cocktail to follow. Prizes will include sets of Bare Bones as well as Billy Reid gift cards. Email newyorkrsvp@billyreid.com to sign up. 54 Bond Street Tournament: Sat May 18 from 1PM-6PM, prize presentation from 6PM-8PM. Dominoes on show Fri, Sat, & Mon, 11AM-8PM; Sun 11AM-7PM

13. «Vitsoe
Following Dieter Rams granting Vitsœ the exclusive worldwide license to his original furniture designs, Vitsœ has comprehensively re-engineered Rams’s 620 Chair Programme. To celebrate, Vitsœ will host the 620 Reading Room in collaboration with Dashwood Books. A hand-picked collection of 25 titles will be available to read (and buy) alongside complimentary Intelligentsia Coffee served by Gasoline Alley at limited times throughout the weekend. 33 Bond Street, Fri-Mon, 11AM-7PM

14. «Various Projects
Field and Various Projects present an array of artists and designers invited to create objects on the theme of travel, including Tim Colmant, Daniel Gafner, Colgate Searle, Jonah Takagi, Okolo, Hannah Waldron, Katrin Greiling, The Good Flock, Studio Gorm, the thing, and more. Field’s own line of well-crafted design objects will also be on view, and nearly everything will be available for purchase. 2 Bond Street, Fri, Sun, & Mon, 11AM-7PM; Sat, 11AM-9PM

15. «2 Bond
C’H’C’M and BondToo present a jointly curated collection of beautiful items for sale, including collaborations with Bookshop, byAMT, Dom Vetro, Drakes, Sunspel, Tourist, Uniform Wares, Cappellini’s Progetto Oggetto collection, and more. 2 Bond Street, Sat-Mon, 11AM-7PM

16. «Noho Next at SubCulture
The Noho Design District is pleased to present its fourth annual emerging talent showcase, featuring the work of 12 up-and-coming American designers selected by Sight Unseen. The show will include furniture, lighting, and objects by Assembly, Atelier de Troupe, Brian Persico, Caitlin Mociun + Genesis Balenger, Eric Trine, Erich Ginder, Jason Rens, Karl Zahn, Ladies & Gentlemen Studio, Misha Kahn + Chris Wolston, Pat Kim, and Souda, plus a special tea tasting with Tea Wing and Pat Kim on Saturday. 45 Bleecker Street, Fri-Mon, 12PM-7PM.

17. «Extra Place
Fourth Arts Block and curator Keith Schweitzer present Back Alley Sessions, an exhibit celebrating the role of Extra Place in the development of experimental music and culture. It invites artists to look at both historic and fictional performances through Swissted, Mike Joyce’s re-imagined performance announcements on view in the windows of L’Apicio, and The Antagonist Art Movement’s ground mural. Extra Place (1st Street between Bowery & 2nd Ave), Fri-Mon, 12PM-7PM

18. «Inventory
Vancouver-based Inventory magazine’s first US retail location opened in April 2013 in a tiny storefront on Noho’s Extra Place, with interiors by Kyle Garner. During the Noho Design District, the shop will debut Garner’s outdoor Sling Chair for his newly launched Sit and Read furniture line. 12 Extra Place, Fri-Mon, 11AM-7PM



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