Experience Designer Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun’s “Homo Sapiens, I Hear You”

Dissecting Maslow's hierarchy of needs in a series of workshops at Brooklyn's A/D/O space

In her continual quest to bridge narratives, future-thinking and science in unconventional settings, the extraordinary experience designer, Dr Nelly Ben Hayoun is unravelling Maslow’s hierarchy of needs in a year-long series of workshops at Brooklyn‘s multidisciplinary creative space, A/D/O. Composed of 12 classes and associated programs, hypnosis radio sessions and other sublime experiments, the workshops—entitled “Homo Sapiens, I Hear You”—are framed as an expedition, or …

A/D/O Design Academy’s “Utopia vs Dystopia”

Celebrating creative, scientific and inspiring makers and thinkers at the impressive new Greenpoint space

We were quick to visit A/D/O‘s recently renovated Greenpoint space when it was unveiled, but our return this past weekend offered an opportunity to see it in action as the design community center it was always imagined to be. Attendees were eager to learn and be inspired by each other and the panelists who took part in the inaugural Design Academy—a forward-looking and workshop oriented …

Jamming Particles into Textured Bowls at the 2016 Collective Design Fair

Brooklyn-based design studio CW&T presents ROTOJAM at their hands-on booth

Founded by architect Steven Learner, Collective Design Fair is now in its fourth iteration. Between the 31 big name exhibitors from around the world (like Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery), new installations from Nendo and The Principals, an exhibition by Cranbrook Academy of Art grad students interestingly titled “Fine Design for the End of the World,” the four-day NYC event (which opened today) certainly keeps its promise …