Day: March 27, 2020

Discover the 2020 Launch Pad Design Studios, Presented by WantedDesign Manhattan

Although this year’s WantedDesign Manhattan festivities are cancelled, we are still going to celebrate design and the design studios that made it onto our radar from this year’s Launch Pad participants!

If you don’t know what Launch Pad is, it’s an international platform presented by WantedDesign and Design Milk that gives emerging designers the opportunity to introduce new concepts and showcase prototypes of furniture, home accessories, and lighting to NYCxDESIGN’s audience. Every year, there are two winners, one selected for the Furniture/Home Accessories category and one for the Lighting category. In its 8th year, Launch Pad has nearly doubled to

Minimalist Apartment in Taichung by THEY Department

Apartment in Taichung is a minimal apartment located in Taichung, Taiwan, designed in collaboration between THEY Department, Lore Design, and ShenKe Studio. This space is an extension of the aesthetics of the THEY brand, focusing on geometric shapes and considered design details.

The designers wanted to create a space that would incorporate aesthetics inspired from Japanese minimalism and New York industrial chic – all grounded with an emphasis on negative spaces and minimalism.

By using clean lines, earth tone colors, and wooden textures, the designers presented a living space that would allow the owner to focus on a