Founded and Produced by Ilene Shaw and Shaw & Co. Productions

Shaw & Co. Productions is an established, creator and producer of highly visible marketing and promotional platforms – commercial and not-for-profit – representing design and designers. Innovators in the fields of design and functional art, they conceive of and develop inspired marketing strategies for both trade and public awareness. Their productions include public, trade and corporate events, curated exhibitions, seminars and conferences, award and educational programs. Ms. Shaw is a member of the NYCxDESIGN Steering Committee.


Creative Direction by Harry Allen Design

Harry Allen Design is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary design firm based in New York City. Although trained as an industrial designer, Mr. Allen achieved prominence in 1994 for his interior design of Moss. A multitude of interior design projects followed. His product design work spans a wide range, from furniture and lighting to packaging and accessories. The Harry Allen Design process is a unique combination of personal experimentation, cross-pollination, and strategic thinking, striving to make life more thoughtful and beautiful.


In Partnership with Times Square Alliance

The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square – cultivating the creativity, energy and edge that have made the area an icon of entertainment, culture and urban life for over a century. The Alliance provides core neighborhood services with its Public Safety Officers and Sanitation Associates, encourages economic development, co-coordinates major events such as New Year’s Eve and Solstice in Times Square, presents public art via Times Square Arts, and advocates on behalf of its constituents.


In Celebration of NYCxDESIGN

NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s annual celebration of international design, attracts hundreds of thousands of attendees and designers from across the globe. Taking place each May, the event celebrates a world of design and showcases over a dozen design disciplines through exhibitions, installations, trade shows, panels, product launches, open studios, and more – taking place across the city’s five boroughs. Brought to life by ​NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) in conjunction with a steering committee of leading members of ​the City’s design community, NYCxDESIGN highlights the unique creative, cultural, educational, and economic opportunities in NYC.