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Introducing the Final Participants of the 2024 Launch Pad at WANTED

Introducing the Final Participants of the 2024 Launch Pad at WANTED

Meet the 67 designers showcasing their furniture, home accessories, and lighting at the 2024 Launch Pad at WANTED competition!

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2024 Launch Pad

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2024 Launch Pad

If you’re looking to present your design to the world learn more about WantedDesign's Launch Pad competition and apply today!

WantedDesign Manhattan 2023 Launch Pad Lighting + Furniture Winners

WantedDesign Manhattan 2023 Launch Pad Lighting + Furniture Winners

It's time to announce the WantedDesign Launch Pad 2023 winners in both the Furniture/Accessories and Lighting categories!

The EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) Series Reverses Course on Trash

The EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) Series Reverses Course on Trash

At WantedDesign's Launch Pad, Madeline Isakson shares her passion for exploring materials + objects that can be created from what's left behind in the EPS (Expanded Polystyrene) Series.

Presenting the 2023 WantedDesign Manhattan’s Launch Pad Final Participants

Presenting the 2023 WantedDesign Manhattan’s Launch Pad Final Participants

With a record breaking number of participants in the 2023 competition, this edition of Launch Pad is gearing up to be the best one yet!

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2023 Launch Pad

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2023 Launch Pad

This exciting and prestigious competition provides a platform to get your name and designs out into the design world. Learn more and apply!

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022: Best of Students and Schools Winners

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022: Best of Students and Schools Winners

Bill Carroll pieces together a chair with wood chips + saw dust and the School of Visual Arts puts on an interactive, 5-part exhibition at WantedDesign Manhattan 2022!

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Erika Cross

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Erika Cross

We catch up with WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad furniture winner Erika Cross to see what kind of studio she wants to be known for and what she plans on achieving next.

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad Lighting Winner: Tianning Zhao

WantedDesign Manhattan 2022 Launch Pad Lighting Winner: Tianning Zhao

We chat with Tianning Zhao about his design influences, the kind of designer he wants to be known for, and what he plans on taking on next.

Best of ICFF + WantedDesign 2022: From Concrete Collaborative, Thatcher + More

Best of ICFF + WantedDesign 2022: From Concrete Collaborative, Thatcher + More

With the end of NYCxDESIGN, Design Milk shares the best of ICFF + WantedDesign 2022, including Concrete Collaborative, Thatcher, and more!

Announcing WantedDesign Manhattan's Launch Pad 2022 Participants

Announcing WantedDesign Manhattan's Launch Pad 2022 Participants

Design Milk is returning to NYC this May to jury WantedDesign's 2022 Launch Pad competition. Meet the 46 participants in this year's show!

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2022 Launch Pad

Calling All Creatives + Designers: Apply for WantedDesign’s 2022 Launch Pad

Get your ideas, concepts, and prototypes into production – learn more and apply today for WantedDesign's 2022 Launch Pad!

WantedDesign Manhattan 2021 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Tom Lerental

WantedDesign Manhattan 2021 Launch Pad Furniture Winner: Tom Lerental

Design Milk chats with Tom Lerental of Tomma Bloom about her studio, the inspiration behind her work, and what she plans on taking on next.

WantedDesign Manhattan 2021 Launch Pad Lighting Winner: Echo Zhan

WantedDesign Manhattan 2021 Launch Pad Lighting Winner: Echo Zhan

Design Milk speaks to Echo Zhan about her Revolve light, winning this year’s Launch Pad Lighting category + more.

Announcing the Participants of the 2021 Launch Pad, Hosted by WantedDesign Manhattan

Announcing the Participants of the 2021 Launch Pad, Hosted by WantedDesign Manhattan

We're excited to announce the 29 designers for this year's Launch Pad competition hosted by WantedDesign Manhattan!