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For the third year running, influential online magazine Sight Unseen returned to New York Design week to showcase what’s new and next in contemporary design. Partnering with Ford Motor Company and IKEA, the fair was held at the iconic Grace building, a 20,000-square-foot space overlooking Bryant Park.
In addition to showcasing a curated selection of furniture and product launches by independent design studios and forward-thinking brands, Sight Unseen OFFSITE and Ford brought the design thinking behind the new Ford Edge to life in the form of TOPO, a special harmonic sound space by New York architecture studio Leong Leong.
Additional highlights included Furnishing Utopia – an exhibition of 12 design studios interpreting the Shaker tradition, the release of a new project by high-end chocolatiers Mast in collaboration with Calico Wallpaper, A Nap Lab lounge area, featuring modular, upholstered furniture blocks byPrint All Over Me and Various Projects, and a long-distance collaboration between 5 American and 5 Norwegian design studios.