The one in the borough of Brooklyn , in New York, is a recent all-rising story of urban and social redevelopment. A qualitative reconversion of life occurred in great escalation and under the eyes of everyone during the last decade. BKLYN DESIGNS , the event that has just concluded in the broader NYCxDESIGN , a city review dedicated to the project,
is the pride and joy of the current economic and cultural development project. This is the first exhibition exclusively dedicated to talents from the district, strongly desired and founded in 2003 by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and co-produced together with News Communications .
Reviving the creative spirit of a community that brings with it a legacy of talented carpentry has been easy. And also put together emerging designers with established companies, giving ample space to products and creations in the exhibition areas, within the Brooklyn Expo Center , in Greenpoint, but also through pop-up shops, the popular BKLYN BUYS marketplace, live demos, workshops , interactive installations.
Among these, the site-specific on the theme of ‘connection’, open in a competition between artists, designers, architects, engineers.
“Brooklyn is a vibrant community of artisans – proudly says Andrew Hoan, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce -. Whether they make a luxury item or a commonly used instrument, they will always be meticulous and creative “.