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October 3, 2015
The second annual Dwell on Design New York is in full swing at Skylight Clarkson Sq but we have tons of events yet to come! Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today for can't-miss discussions with industry leaders on everything from solar energy, contemporary furniture, hospitality design, temporary pavilions, and more. You can preview the events here.
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The Next Generation Design Experience, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Cosentino Stage

Over the course of two decades, Joseph Vance Architects has fine-tuned a streamlined workflow in which 3D software plays an integral role the firm's process. Vance will join us to discuss how software has increased efficiency and improved coordination between architects and engineers for his team.

Credits: 1 AIA LU

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The Sill
Originally appeared in Potted Plants Delivered to Your Door
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Graphic Design as Cultural Commentary, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM | Haier Stage

Two entrepreneurial graphic designers, Jon Sueda and Benjamin Critton, will share how they have managed to balance commercial and commissioned work with self-initiated projects that explore the mode of graphic design as a vehicle for criticism, cultural speculation, and self-expression.

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Learning and Mastering Online Interior Design, from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM | Cosentino Stage

Online interior design is a new and fast-growing trend, expanding the market for design services, and making interior design accessible to a wider audience. Ashley Redmond of Decorist.com will focus on the keys to success for beginning and seasoned interior designers alike. 

Originally appeared in What to See on the First Day of Dwell on Design New York
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Awakening Utilities to the Potential of Solar Energy, from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM | Haier Stage

In the last four decades, the price of solar panels has dropped 99 percent, an enormous victory for environmentalists. Yet experts agree that in order to effectively forestall climate change, solar innovation will need to be embraced by utilities at the level of the grid. Shaun Chapman of SolarCity will discuss how we can incentivize traditionally risk-averse electric utilities to adopt solar energy more extensively.

Credits: 1 AIA LU, 0.1 IDCEC (SE-10332-106)

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Curating the Design Shop, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM | Cosentino Stage

What do today’s hottest design retailers look for when stocking their shelves? Emmanuel Plat, Director of Merchandising at the MoMA Store, and Jean Lin, founder of Colony, will discuss what it takes to break into the most successful stores.


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Working for the Man: How to Win a Government Contract, and What to Do Once You've Got One, from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM | Haier Stage

A government gig can be a daunting commission, fraught with red tape. This talk will explore how to win these projects, and the reality of working within a large bureaucracy.

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Albert Vecerka / Esto
Originally appeared in The Architect of New York City's Rockaway Boardwalk Reveals Her Public-Project Tips at Dwell on Design NY
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WeWork Hollywood reception area mural

The New Meaning of Hospitality, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM | Cosentino Stage

Architects, designers and industry executives discuss how the concept of hospitality is merging with the design world in new ways. From a coffee shop in a co-working space to a long-term live-work hotel, high-quality service and amenities are becoming a requirement for new commercial architecture.

Credits: 1 AIA LU, 0.1 IDCEC (SE-10332-103)

Originally appeared in Hear How WeWork Designs its Popular Shared Workspaces at Dwell on Design NY
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Capsule #3, "Atalaya" at New York design gallery and boutique Chamber NYC

The Art of Design: Exhibiting Products in the Gallery, from 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM | Haier Stage

Furniture and product designs have increasingly become as collected and coveted as fine art in recent years. Three leading New York design gallery founders—Juan Garcia Mosqueda of Chamber, Patrick Parrish, and Evan Snyderman of R & Company—will discuss the principles that guide their approach to curation and commerce.

Credits: 0.1 IDCEC (SE-10332-104)

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Chamber (photo by Fran Parente)
Originally appeared in Three Leading Design Galleries Weigh in At Dwell on Design NY
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Reinventing the Suburb with Chad Oppenheim, from 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM | Cosentino Stage

Growing up in New Jersey, architect Chad Oppenheim felt trapped in a typical suburban subdivision. Now he’s reinventing the concept with Botaniko Westin, a high-end, architect-designed community that proves that the suburbs don’t have to be boring.



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Oppenheim Architecture + Design
Originally appeared in Discover How Architect Chad Oppenheim Is Reinventing the Suburb
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Haier Stage Program: How Small Spaces are Transforming the Design Industry, from 2:45 PM to 3:15 PM | Haier Stage

In an increasingly competitive market, small urban apartments have become common, long-term housing options for more people. Paul Riley, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Haier, will join architectural designer Greg Dufner to speak about how the small-space movement is impacting everything from appliance trends to interior design.



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NEW INC, the first museum-led incubator, at New York's New Museum.

Fostering Innovation: Creating Tools for Creativity, from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM | Cosentino Stage

What exactly is an incubator, and how does it work? As the possibilities of art and design evolve in our hyper-connected age, so too have our workplaces and tools. Joining us to discuss the future will be three figures working at the digital frontier of creative practice.


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New Museum / Photo by Dean Kaufman
Originally appeared in What's An Incubator? Find Out This Weekend At Dwell on Design
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Material Innovation: Concrete Jungle, from 4:15 PM to 4:45 PM | Cosentino Stage

Designer Fu-Tung Cheng has made great strides with materials, most recently with the launch of ShapeCrete, a high-performance, malleable concrete that can be rolled, molded, pushed, and poured into any shape imaginable. He’ll walk us through his design process for the material, as well as share his own applications.

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Harnessing Public Space with Temporary Installations, from 4:15 PM to 4:45 PM | Haier Stage

As temporary architecture—pavilions, installations, and speculative projects—blossomed in the wake of the recession, so too, did the public’s understanding of the built environment. Jean Cooney, Director of Public Projects at Creative Time, will join designer Drew Seskunas to trace the life of an outdoor structure, from launch to de-installation.



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The Next Generation Design Experience, from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM | Cosentino Stage

Over the course of two decades, Joseph Vance Architects has fine-tuned a streamlined workflow in which 3D software plays an integral role the firm's process. Vance will join us to discuss how software has increased efficiency and improved coordination between architects and engineers for his team.

Credits: 1 AIA LU

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