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Join Us in NYC for City Modern 2013

By Dwell @dwell
If you love great design, you won't want to miss the second annual City Modern, a full week of events in Manhattan and Brooklyn, September 27 through October 4, featuring expert panel discussions, compelling home tours, lively parties and receptions and much more. Tickets are selling fast! For pricing and tickets please click here.

For all the latest news on CityModern 2013, please visit citymodernnyc.com.


Co-hosted by Dwell and New York magazine, the second annual City Modern celebrates New York’s incredible modern design and architecture. The week-long festival, helmed by Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron and New York design editor Wendy Goodman, brings together a vital design community—accomplished and emerging designers, students, design enthusiasts, and many others—to share their ideas, creativity, and innovations.

Friday, September 27, 6:30-9:30pm

Meet the Architects

Enjoy a wine reception following Q&As with celebrated architects including: Peter Guzy of Asfour Guzy (best known as the architect of Blue Hill at Stone Barns), Joe Tanney of Resolution: 4 Architecture, architect-design duo David Hotson and Ghislaine Viñas, the artist’s architect Christian Hubert, rising star Matthew Bremer of Architecture inFormation, Jeff Kovel of Oregon-based Skylab Architecture, and Brooklyn-based architects Clay Miller of Bergen Street Studio, James Cleary, Leone Design Studio, and Ben Hansen.

Saturday, September 28, 10am-4pm

Manhattan Home Tours 

Visit five modern homes in downtown Manhattan. Tours are self-guided.

By purchasing a home tour ticket your name will automatically be on the guest list at the door to the Meet The Architects event.

Sunday, September 29, 10am-4pm

Brooklyn Home Tours

Visit five modern homes in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill neighborhood. Tours are self-guided.

By purchasing a home tour ticket your name will automatically be on the guest list at the door to the Meet The Architects event.

Tuesday, October 1, 6-8pm

Discussion with MoMA’s Paola Antonelli

The senior curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Paola Antonelli will take guests through her vision for the future of design. Moderated by New York design editor Wendy Goodman. A reception will follow the discussion.

Wednesday October 2, 6-8pm

Made in New York: The City Modern Salon

Preview the first City Modern retail exhibition at Atelier Courbet—curated by the editors of Dwell and New York magazine—celebrating the New York design community's superior craftsmanship. The launch also will include a discussion on “craftsmanship/Made in NY.”

Wednesday October 2, 6-8pm

David Rockwell & The Creatives

A cross-disciplinary discussion with David Rockwell, the architect behind the celebrated new workspace NeueHouse, fashion designer Isabel Toledo, and Broadway producer Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots) on the infusion of architecture into New York’s creative industries. Moderated by New York design editor Wendy Goodman. A reception will follow the discussion.

Thursday, October 3, 12-2pm

The Apprentice: Furniture Making, with Thos. Moser

Thos. Moser are master craftsmen, and their headquarters in Maine represents the all-star team in woodworking. This year, in conjunction with CITY MODERN, Thos. Moser takes two aspiring furniture designers to Maine for a week where they learn the hand-crafted techniques that has defined this company over the last 40 years. The panel discussion on Oct 3 featuring Adam Rogers, the young designers, and a Dwell editor will examine the importance of craftsmanship in today's high-tech design world. The young apprentices will share their experiences, as well as the pieces that they've created.

Thursday, October 3, 6-8pm

Creativity and Constraint with Jonathan Adler

What do we mean by Authentic Design? Designer Jonathan Adler and his sister, copyright attorney Amy Adler, discuss the intersection between design authorship and design inspiration. Enjoy a reception following the discussion.

Thursday, October 3, 6-8pm

My Ideal City

The first crowd designed and crowd funded city is being created through Prodigy Network's interactive urban planning platform, My Ideal City/ Mi Ciudad Ideal. The My Ideal City project addresses urbanization and global population growth, posing the question, "What does your ideal city look like?" Explore these principles with its founders, architect Winka Dubbeldam of Archi-Tectonics, Co-Founder of PSFK Piers Fawkes, urbanist Gary Hack, and CEO of Prodigy Network, Rodrigo Nino. A reception will follow.

Friday, October 4, 2013, 6-8pm

Walking the Line with Neil Denari

Celebrate the launch of Dwell’s October issue with cover architect Neil Denari, creator of the Highline HL23 luxury highrise.


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