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Strzeminski Academy of Art Lodz at WantedDesign’s Design School Workshop

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - Tuesday, May 22, 2018

WantedDesign Manhattan, in the Terminal Stores building at 269 11th Avenue, New York, NY

Join us for the announcement of the winner of the Design School Workshop juried competition on May 22nd, part of WantedDesign Manhattan, a creative destination for the international design community. It takes place in May of each year, during NYCxDESIGN in the landmark Terminal Stores building on 11th Avenue in the West Chelsea Historic District.

The 7th annual of the Design School Workshop is led by the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. It will be held May 17-21 at Industry City studios in Brooklyn, and close with a celebration on May 22 in the Terminal Stores building in Chelsea. Students from seven design schools in five countries, including Finland, Mexico, France, and the USA will participate in the Workshop, as well as The Strzeminski Academy of Art Lódz, from Poland.

Students will team up to complete a project on the theme of a Future Heirloom. The students will have only five days to brainstorm, conceptualize, design and produce objects exploring the meaningful and tactile ways an heirloom can be passed onto future generations. Selected materials, craft methods, and digital tools will be explored such as: wood, textile, and AR+VR tools, as well as 3D printed plastics.

The Jury Committee will include Tomek Rygalik, internationally acclaimed icon of Polish design and founder of TRE Product, a leading Polish design brand based in Warsaw. Their work will be showcased in the main exhibit hall at WantedDesign Manhattan.


Thursday, May 17 to Tuesday, May 22, 2018--Main workshop (not open to public) at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Tuesday, May 22, 11am-1pm -- Jury presentation and announcement of the winning team at WantedDesign Manhattan. OPEN TO PUBLIC

11:00am—Team presentation to the jury

1:00pm -- Jury regroup to select best team

1:45pm—Announcement of the winning team

Jury Committee includes:

Allan Chochinov, Chair, SVA|NYC MFA Products of Design & Core77 co founder

Paul Makovsky, Metropolis Magazine Editorial and Brand Director

Amy Ausherman, Herman Miller Corporate Archivist

and Tomek Rygalik, a Polish designer, and founder of based in Warsaw TRE Product

More information about the workshop.

Strzeminski Academy of Art Lódz:

The Design School Workshop 2018 is sponsored by:

AR&VR Sponsor: Artefacto, represented by Valerie Cottereau and Marwa Cupif

3D printing Sponsor: Shapeways, represented by Lauren Slowik

Textile Sponsor (Felt): FilzFelt, represented by Submaterial Emilly Howe

Media sponsor: Core77

French Travel Partner: French Airline XL Airways

The participation of The Strzeminski Academy of Art Lódz in Design School Workshop 2018 is made possible with the partnership and support of the Polish Cultural Institute New York.


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