In celebration of “NYCxDesign’s Design Days” event kicking off next week, the New York Design Center will host a series of programming highlighting the building’s showrooms, new product introductions and rich 95-year history, hosted virtually and in-person from May 13-19, 2021.
Design Days at 200 Lex programming highlights include:
May 17: View from the Veranda with Jinny Blom In conjunction with London Design Week 2021, the New York Design Center, Design Centre Chelsea Harbour and the Horticultural Society of New York will present a special episode of View from the Veranda with renowned British garden designer Jinny Blom. Broadcasted from London Design Week on Monday, May 17th at 11:00am EST/4:00pm GMT. Register here.
May 17: Shop Talk with The Gallery at 200 Lex Hosted via Instagram Live, Shop Talk offers insight into The Gallery’s curated collection of 50+ dealers. Hosted by Emily Collins, the Director of the Gallery at 200 Lex powered by Incollect, each conversation highlights an esteemed dealer to discuss their space, fresh inventory and how they hunt down the most interesting and eclectic pieces in the vintage and antique market. Join live with Francis Lord of Milord Antiques on May 17th at 5:30pm on Instagram, @NYDC.
May 17 and 18: Wexler Gallery “ELEMENTAL: Nature Reinterpreted” Open House Join Wexler Gallery for a closer look at their current exhibition, ELEMENTAL: Nature Reinterpreted, and their full collections, May 17-18 in Suite 413 from 1:00-5:00pm. The exhibition explores the give-and-take dynamic of how natural forms and materials influence artists and are in turn impacted by the artist’s vision and hand. In literal or conceptual representations of flora and fauna, and the transformation of earthly materials such as clay, pigment, wood, glass and metal, the artists react to, and interact with, nature in myriad ways through their work. Contactinfo@wexlergallery.comto schedule your visit. Appointment times and occupancy will be staggered per the New York Design Center’s COVID-19 safety protocols.
May 18: Behind the Pages Premiering during NYCxDesign Design Days, the New York Design Center will introduce Behind the Pages, a video series offering an inside look at a recently published project. Bringing together the people who brought the story to life, Behind the Pages takes a deep dive behind-the-scenes offering a rare opportunity to take a second look at a favorite project. The series’ debut episode includes New York Magazine’s Wendy Goodman, award-winning interior designer Keita Turner and apartment homeowner, Cassandra Bromfield, to discuss the recent renovation of Cassandra’s 1960’s Brooklyn Co-op. The series will premiere on theNew York Design Center YouTube channelon May 18th.
May 19: 6th Floor Spring Open House Join the New York Design Center’s 6th floor showrooms on May 19th from 11:00am-4:00pm for a spring celebration event inviting designers and design-loving consumers to preview the floor’s new neighbors, products, and collection vignettes. A tradition to welcome the warm weather and longer days, stop by Fromental, Global Views, Harbinger New York, Interlude Home, Julian Chichester, Kasthall Rugs USA Inc., Leftbank Art, Palecek, Pindler and Studio A Home. Event registration is required, and the New York Design Center’s COVID-19 safety protocols will be maintained. For more information on each showroom and RSVP contacts, visitnydc.com/showrooms. RSVP directly to each showroom.
Visit nydc.com/events for the full list of Design Days at 200 Lex programming. All programming is free and open to both the design trade and public. Follow #DesignDaysEvent and #NYCxDesign on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for the latest event information.