A huge congrats to Aki Ishida and Lynnette Widder, two of desigNYC’s collaborators on the CLIMB project last year. They were awarded a Professional Runner-Up in the Strategy & Research category for the Core77 Design Awards 2014 program. The Project Making… read more >
desigNYC is thrilled to announce our collaboration with Design With Benefits, a series of events during NYCxDESIGN called MAKINGOODESIGN. We created these events to celebrate the many amazing individuals and organizations using design for social good. We hope you can… read more >
Read about desigNYC, Public Architecture’s The 1%, and other pro bono design and architecture happening around the country this month in Interiors & Sources Magazine.
We need your support! Vote for us on the top of ethical design site www.DesignWithBenefits.com. Each month a new winning project receives a percentage of the site’s profits. Please support desigNYC by visiting the site and vote on the… read more >
desigNYC Completes the Renovation of the Lobby and Work Spaces at the
Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union
Collaborative Project Designed by Bernheimer Architecture and d/b/A design-build
desigNYC, (www.designyc.org), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the… read more >
IMPACT NY’s COMPETITION RESULTS WILL BE REVEALED ON JUNE 26, 2020
Conceived as a new collaboration between IIDA NY and desigNYC to enhance the value of pro bono design in our city, IMPACT NY new competition is a unique… read more >
Come join desigNYC’s CLIMB (City Life is Moving Bodies) for its annual walk in Upper Manhattan’s parks this SAT JUNE 1, 10-1PM. CLIMB, a community organization led by Columbia Mailman School of Public Health’s professor Mindy Love was paired… read more >
Welovebold features executive director Laetitia Wolff in their latest SIR section, Social Innovation Rockstars.
Sharing the good news with all of you desigNYC rockstars!
Welovebold features El Puente project, a mobile cart for medicinal plants and alternative medicine serving the Latino South Williamsburg neighborhood. The team will present on Saturday May 18 at Wanted Design. Congrats!
desigNYC is proud to be part of the New York City Council’s design week initiative, launching next weekend. Ed Schlossberg and Michelle Mullineaux of ESI Design have been sitting on the steering and branding committee, Laetitia Wolff on the community… read more >
IIDA and desigNYC Present IMPACT NY 2013
A New Design Competition Calls for Concepts for a Treatment Center in West Harlem
New York, May 1, 2020 – The International Interior Design Association New York Chapter (www.iidany.org), and… read more >
desigNYC exhibit+workshop+design talks
desigNYC will be included in the New Museum Ideas City StreetFest festival. Located in tent#72, on Chrystie Street right below Houston, we will be presenting a selection of recent and current projects based in and around the Lower… read more >
NEWS RELEASE: We are excited to be launching our new desigNYC Lab program, starting with three nonprofit organizations, hand-picked amongst our applicants. This workshop will be a hands-on, highly interactive experience focused on developing a strategic framework to help these… read more >
Construction & Design, Weekly, January 2, 2021
Design team gives young victims bright, new facility
Interior Design Magazine Big 100, March 2013
Andre Kikoski’s children play rooms designed at Aegis, an emergency shelter for domestic violence survivors managed by Palladia is #61 in the Big Ideas issue, which features 100 outstanding projects and products in… read more >
Space of the Week: Design Within Reach
featured in New York Magazine
Nonprofit desigNYC helps transform a low-income housing complex in the Bronx
By Wendy Goodman
desigNYC Announces 2013 “Healthy Communities” Projects
Pairing Eight Extraordinary Nonprofits with Pro Bono Design Professionals to Improve the Lives of New Yorkers
And Launches desigNYClab, a New Service for the Nonprofit Community
New York, NY—January 22, 2013 – desigNYC (www.designyc.org),… read more >
Our fantastic 2013 jury, chaired by Lisa Green of Selldorf Architects, includes a roster of talented and passionate designers, architects and nonprofit and civic leaders.
As of January, we are pleased to update this list with a few more amazing… read more >
A message to all desigNYCitizens,
We hope you’re all recovering slowly but surely from the recent events and today we are sending our warmest thoughts to all New Yorkers, and in particular to our friends working on a masterplan… read more >
Want to know all about desigNYC? Read Steve Heller’s story in The Atlantic, a thorough profile of our organization, its current exhibit and upcoming call for project, Nov. 1st is the deadline.
Recharging Communities exhibition is opening this Wed. Oct. 3, thanks to Core77 and AN blog for the shout out this week! read more
desigNYC Announces Recharging Communities, an Exhibition of 15 Extraordinary Collaborations between nonprofits and designers improving lives of New Yorkers. Opening Wednesday October 3, 2020 at GD Cucine, and on view through October 15, 2012. read more
The NYChair lab is a charrette that aims to propose design ideas for an iconic outdoor chair conceived just for NYC’s First Green Park. read more
DayLife is a local, creative and actionable model of urban strategy, Nicole Spiegel-Gotsch writes about the Lower East Side modern pushcart devised by DUB-studios and not-another-white-tent event on graphicdesign.com
The first of desigNYC’s 2012 Recharging Communities Built Environment Collaborative Projects Realized read more
desigNYC presents 2012 projects at Wanted Design read more
Intervening in the nitty-gritty is Lyle Rexer’s celebration of desigNYC for Belgium-based culture magazine, DAMnº issue 32
The art of matchmaking covered by Tim McKeough for Architectural Record
Laetitia Wolff is currently moderating a GlassHouse Conversation online around the question: How do we encourage read more
Azure magazine blog announces our call for submissions by highlighting one of desigNYC’s early projects, now fully completed, the Serviam inter-generational gardens in the Bronx. To bring the fully accessible community garden space and urban farm to fruition, the designers, read more >
desigNYC’s executive director Laetitia Wolff was invited on the panel: “Architecture for Free?” at Storefront for Architecture, this last Friday, October 14, 2011
desigNYC’s triple mention on our friend John Cary’s Public Interest Design, October 14, 2020
PortSide New York’s founder Carolina Salguero on Wendy Goodman’s New York Magazine Design Hunting, Sept. 2011
desigNYC, a nonprofit organization committed to improving life in NYC through the power of design, will celebrate its 2011 collaborations between designers and nonprofits at its annual event and exhibit opening. desigNYC demonstrates the impact of design by connecting nonprofits,… read more >
New York, NY—January 21, 2011—Today, desigNYC is pleased to announce our amazing new group of 2011 design and nonprofit collaborations, which include a financial rights guide for immigrants, greenhouse development on unused lots in East Brooklyn, a website that will… read more >
desigNYC will be launching a new website and our 2nd call for project ideas / design service soon! Stay tuned and start spreading the word!