desigNYC is a grassroots nonprofit supported by a staff of one and an ever-growing group of amazing volunteers, designers, nonprofits, and other supporters.


Read more about our board of directors and founding committee, who came together in 2009 and made desigNYC a reality.


We’ve worked with over 40 nonprofit organizations across 4 years of projects. Learn more about them here.


We've worked with 50+ architects, graphic designers, urban planners, landscape specialists, lighting designers, interior designers, programmers, and more.

Judges & Advisors

Meet the influential and talented designers and experts who serve as judges for our yearly call for entries.

Volunteers, Interns & Fellows

We wouldn’t exist without the help of our many dedicated interns, volunteers and fellows over the years!

Sponsors & In-Kind Donors

The generosity of all kinds of companies means our website runs, our events are more fun, and our projects are more fabulous.