Coming to New York during NYCxDesign, May 13-16, Design Within Reach joins Design Milk as presenting sponsors of the 2016 Launch Pad at WantedDesign, which supports independent designers and small companies seeking a manufacturer and distributor for their new products. 2016 marks the third year of the program, and this year, 23 designers have been selected to exhibit their products during the event.
Even if you’re not attending WantedDesign in May, you can still get involved and vote for your favorite Launch Pad designer.
Online public voting is now live! Click here to discover the designers and cast your vote.
During WantedDesign, a jury of professionals will review the projects and award the best designer with The Launch Pad Prize. The Jury will be led by Jaime Derringer, Founder and Executive Editor of Design Milk and includes Marva Griffin Wilshire, Salone del Mobile, Milano, Founder and Curator SaloneSatellite, International Press Director; Giulio Cappellini, Creative Director, Capellini and Noah Schwarz, Director of Merchandising, Design Within Reach.
The winner will receive free booth space at WantedDesign in 2017 and at the WestEdge Design Fair in Los Angeles in October, a special feature on Design Milk, a $2500 cash prize courtesy of Design Within Reach and an in-person design meeting with DWR’s Director of Merchandising.