2012 Exhibition


Model Citizens NYC 2012


May 19, 20, & 21.

10AM-7PM daily, opening night drinks 5-8PM

52 Mercer (between Broome & Grand) 4th Floor.


THE PLATFORM for Independent & Emerging Design.


This year’s exhibit, the fourth annual, highlights a diverse display of disciplines from 100+ designers from around the world, including special presentations such as Cosmic Quilt, an interactive installation and student workshop from the Art Institute of New York by The Principals, installations by Sylvia Heisel & Scott Taylor of Post Modern Productions, and a group presentation from the Southern Design Concern titled Design for the End of the World. The works will range from pure craftsmanship to playful experimentation, production ready collections, and design prototypes. Model Citizens NYC THE PLATFORM also includes a pop-up marketplace, featuring furniture, products, lighting, ceramics, glass, jewelry and accessories.

Model Citizens NYC will also be introducing THE COLLECTIVE at the Jacob Javits Center at ICFF from May 19-22. THE COLLECTIVE is another facet of Model Citizens NYC’s mission: Providing curated representation for independent & emerging designers. Model Citizens representatives will be connecting designers with premier contemporary retailers to bring exclusive, limited editions or new collections to market seasonally. Model Citizens  NYC THE COLLECTIVE will be in booth #806 from 10am-5pm on May 19-20, 9am-6pm on May 21, and 10am-4pm on May 22.