Entries by NYDesigns

“How Do I Fund My Business?” Meetup: A Recap

Thanks so much to everyone who joined us for the second ITAC + NYDesigns Urban Manufacturing Meetup last week! On October 29th, a diverse group of founders and entrepreneurs gathered in our lounge to hear from five experts about a variety of different ways to finance their businesses. We learned how to pursue capital everywhere […]

NEW FABLAB, NEW MANAGER

With the new FabLab nearing completion on the 9th Floor, NYDesigns certainly has no shortage of exciting times ahead. And perhaps no one anticipates them more than our brand new FabLab Manager, Doug Thornhill. A non-traditional student and die-hard maker, his background in the sciences taught him that if a tool doesn’t exist, you have […]

NYDesigns Fall 2014 Newsletter

Fall 2014 has been a busy time for NYDesigns and our residents. Below you will find some highlights of the events and other accomplishments of our staff and residents this fall. For more updates follow us on Twitter and Facebook.     NYDESIGNS INITIATIVES + EVENTS #makingQUEENS This fall NYDesigns launched #makingQUEENS — a fall 2014 initiative by […]

NYDesigns Open House New York (OHNY) 2014

Thanks so much to all those that attended our Open House New York (OHNY) 2014 site visits on October 11. Also, we would like to thank our residents Bhold, HUXHUX, MTWTF, and Vengo for opening their doors to our visitors. It was so much fun, and keep in mind that you can schedule a site visit at any moment by […]

OHNY 2014 Featured Resident: Vengo

NYDesigns is happy to be participating in this year’s Open House New York with tours on Saturday October 11th at noon and 2PM. AT NYDESIGNS YOU WILL MEET: Vengo Vengo is a small, high-tech vending machine. Vengo creates retail in new locations, couples it with interactive media and extracts consumer insights. Vengo has 50 machines deployed driving 25,000 unique engagements per […]

OHNY 2014 Featured Resident: MTWTF

NYDesigns is happy to be participating in this year’s Open House New York with tours on Saturday October 11th at noon and 2PM. AT NYDESIGNS YOU WILL MEET: MTWTF MTWTF is a design consultancy that creates communication platforms for cultural, commercial, educational, and civic clients. Through research and analysis, we identify cultural and business contexts in which to design strategic communication […]

OHNY 2014 Featured Resident: HUXHUX

NYDesigns is happy to be participating in this year’s Open House New York with tours on Saturday October 11th at noon and 2PM. AT NYDESIGNS YOU WILL MEET: HUXHUX HUXHUX Design is dedicated to exceptional architecture, interior design, & furniture. What can people expect to see in your studio during OHNY? A working design studio where you’ll see the trappings and […]

OHNY 2014 Featured Resident: Bhold

NYDesigns is happy to be participating in this year’s Open House New York with tours on Saturday October 11th at noon and 2PM. AT NYDESIGNS YOU WILL MEET: Bhold Bhold creates thoughtfully designed functional objects that are also fun, whimsical and elegant. Unlike traditional product manufacturers, Bhold’s design is made better by technology and a community of beta […]

Maker Faire 2014

NYDesigns is proud to have participated, along with thousands of makers, on this year’s World Maker Faire NY. The event was our launch of #makingQUEENS, a series of events and presentations we are hosting this fall that will explore all the types of creative making that take place in the borough of Queens. These events are part […]

#makingQUEENS

#makingQUEENS is a fall 2014 initiative by NYDesigns featuring a series of events and presentations we are hosting that explore all the types of creative making that take place in the borough of Queens. These events are part of NYDesigns’ ongoing effort to understand who is making (in) Queens — highlighting diversity in the design and maker communities […]