Design Milk at NYCxDesign 2017

Is everyone ready for the marathon that is NYCxDesign? We’ve got our running shoes packed. Here’s what we’ll be up this week!

Design Milk x Modenus Talks at WantedDesign

Design Milk and Modenus have partnered up at WantedDesign to create a new conversation space, presented by Wilsonart. The Talks are where designers, social media influencers, and brands converge to share ideas, and educate one another. The format involves sessions on topics that cover design business–from inspiration to execution, diversity, defining design, office and workplace design, selling and retail, as well as best practices for blogging and social media. Register for WantedDesign here for access to all the #DMMTalks.

Clever Podcast Anniversary Celebration

We can’t believe Clever is already a year old! Clever teamed up with Sonos to celebrate the 1-year anniversary with a birthday bash and intimate conversation about technology, sound and design with former Clever podcast guests Joe Doucet, Gary Hustwit, and Genevieve Gorder. Enjoy conversation, cocktails and lite bites, and mingle with Amy and Jaime, who will be hosting the party and panel. RSVP here.

Milk Stand Popup Shop

The Milk Stand Popup Shop is back with 12 designers from across the US and Canada, who will sell their design objects to ICFF attendees. From jewelry to desktop objects to textiles and art, you’re bound to find something to bring home. The space this year is sponsored by Dropbox Paper and designed by Michael Yarinsky with eye-popping murals and graphics by Civilization and an interactive magnetic textile wall from Visual Magnetics. Visit us in Booth #105 5/21-24 at the Javits Center and get ready to fill a big tote bag full of awesome design souvenirs! Register for ICFF here.

DesignEDGE Summit

Join our Executive Editor, Jaime Derringer, for DesignEDGE, a dynamic, day-long design industry summit at the Millennium Broadway Hotel on Saturday, May 20, 2017 9-3:30 PM.

Award-winning global design force, Karim Rashid will kick off DesignEDGE with his keynote presentation, “The Future of Design,” followed by a catered gourmet lunch and roundtable discussion focusing on your individual business needs.

The afternoon offers a revealing conversation between industry visionaries entitled, “Leading by Innovating.” Moderator Karen Marx, Home Furnishings Director for the Hearst Design Group will lead an in-depth dialogue with Caleb Anderson, partner and principal at Drake / Anderson; Jaime Derringer, Executive Editor of Design Milk; Kevin Greenberg, founding principal of Space Exploration Design; Susan Jamieson, founder and principal of Bridget Beari Designs and Chad Stark, Senior Vice President of Stark and President of Scalamandre. Register here.

Excited? We are too. See you in New York!

As the Senior Contributing Editor, Vy Yang is obsessed with discovering ways to live well + with intention through design. She's probably sharing what she finds over on Instagram stories. You can also find her at