What is BKLYN DESIGNS?
BKLYN DESIGNS is an internationally renowned, juried exhibition featuring a dynamic collection of designs from 60 of the most innovative Brooklyn-based furnishing designers and manufacturers. Each year, BKLYN DESIGNS raises the bar for avant-garde, iconic Brooklyn designs, exceeding the expectations of both participants and viewers alike.
BKLYN DESIGNS is one of the biggest design shows in the country. Thousands of visitors are expected to descend on DUMBO over the three-day show to take in this year’s collection of designs, including the latest contemporary furniture, lighting, carpet and flooring, wall coverings, tabletop/outdoor furniture, and accessories crafted in Brooklyn.
Where is it?
In various locations around Dumbo. The main exhibition spaces are:
In addition, there will be other design venues throughout Dumbo:
Baxter & Liebchen (
33 Jay St., at Plymouth St.)
Betsey Lee (26 Jay St., at Plymouth)
Brooklyn Roasting Company (25 Jay St., at John St.)
Made in NY Media Center by IFP ( 30 John St., between Jay and Pearl)
What is there to see?
— JAPAN @ Brooklyn Roasting Company: featuring Brooklyn-inspired designers from Japan
— Pratt Institute @ The Mark Jupiter Showroom, featuring the designs of Pratt students and alumni
— “On the Horizon: What’s Emerging in Design & Tech Beyond 3D Printing and Wearable Devices?”: a conversation with WIRED senior editor Cliff Kuang
— “New Models for the Business of Design”: a conversation moderated by New York magazine design editor Wendy Goodman
What is there to do?
— Behind-the-scenes tour of the John Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park, now under construction
— Walking tour with Architect’s Newspaper editor Alan Brake
— Opportunity to win a custom piece of furniture by Mark Jupiter
— Kidville Brooklyn’s Outdoor Play Lounge on Jay Street
— Recreate the DUMBO landscape with Creatively Wild‘s object art
— Learn to Double Dutch the Brooklyn way with University Settlement
— Assorted Brooklyn food trucks: BKLYN BITES ON JAY ST
For more information, check out the BKLYN DESIGNS website. We’ll see you there!