May 15, 2019
Don’t Miss NoMad Design District Night at NYCxDESIGN May 17
May 10th through 22nd is New York Design Week 2019—better known by its official name, NYCxDESIGN. The upcoming week will see hundreds of design-related events take place across all five boroughs of NYC—and as NoMad is one of the city’s premier districts for design, the NoMad Design District is participating with its own neighborhood-wide celebration: NoMad Design District Night.
Taking place between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Friday, May 17th, NoMad Design District Night will feature an array of exciting events across the Nomad District. Some of the events overlap each other, but here are some you might want to catch.
Kickoff Cocktail Party / “Design + Champagne”
277 Fifth Avenue, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
The evening kicks off in style at 5 p.m. with a free cocktail party and talk at the new 277 Fifth Avenue, the neighborhood’s tallest residential condominium designed by architect Rafael Viñoly. The event will feature champagne and sweets along with a talk between architect Jeffrey Beers and Brittany Chevalier, Editor of Luxe Interiors + Design. Following the discussion there will be tours of the model residences at 277 Fifth between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. Register for free on Eventbrite.
NoMad Design District Night @ Arlo Hotel NoMad
11 East 31st Street, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Celebrate the week with other creatives and design enthusiasts at Arlo Hotel for an evening of cocktails and a special showcase of design and art throughout the hotel. The evening will culminate with a special live art performance and a raffle. Admission is free.
Baccarat La Maison Debut Celebration
Luxury Living Showroom, 153 Madison Avenue, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Luxury Living has chosen New York Design Week for the U.S. debut of Baccarat la Maison, an elegant line of masterful furnishings accentuated with Baccarat crystal. Stop by the unveiling celebration at 6 p.m. Admission is free.
WANT Apothecary x Misha Kahn—An Extraordinary Journey
WANT Apothecary, 1170 Broadway, May 17th – 22nd
While enjoying the evening in NoMad, be sure to stop by the corner of Broadway and West 28th Street to observe the interactive art display window at WANT Apothecary. Debuting on May 17th and running through May 22th, An Extraordinary Journey is a collaborative exploration of conscious design by artist Misha Kahn and WANT. Visitors can interact with the display using QR codes and claim a prize inside the store.
SUITE NY Presents GamFratesi x Gubi
SUITE NY, 419 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SUITE NY invites creatives to enjoy a lively conversation between Jacob Gubi, Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi of GamFratesi as they discuss the creative process for GamFratesi’s remarkable Beetle Chair design. Visitors are invited to a reception following the hour-long conversation. Mandatory RSVP for admission at email@example.com.
On May 17th, NoMad Design District Night gives you a chance to meet and learn more about the amazing designers and creatives that now call the NoMad neighborhood home. It’s a rare opportunity; don’t miss attending some of these events.