New York's Next Top Makers Open Studio
Monday, May 20, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
Come catch up with New York’s Next Top Makers as they turn their product prototypes into businesses. Thoughts, feedback and new connections are encouraged. These six finalists, selected by expert judges and a public vote, represent the latest trends in independent product entrepreneurship. They've recently entered a five-month business accelerator phase powered by an IncubateNYC curriculum and hosted at NYDesigns.
Bonus Table is a customizable furniture system. Universal segmented legs allow you to design the table that's right for you and your evolving life.
MYBELL is an electronic bicycle bell that retains the feel of the classic bicycle bell design. It combines LED lighting and a high-volume sound player to alert pedestrians and cyclists to a rider’s presence.
The Nautilus Bowl is the only bowl for people with hand disabilities, like tremors, painful joints, or reduced dexterity, that's ergonomic to hold and dignified to use.
The Slide Table is an aesthetic and functional solution to both dining and decor. A variable length table surface, Slide stores flat on the wall conserving space when not in use and easily slides down and out to serve as a shelf, a desk, or a dining table up to 6 feet long.
The PowerClip is a device that gives first responders immediate access to power in the wake of an emergency. The compact unit provides an efficient and inexpensive power source to charge appliances through USB from a car battery.
Tangeez are building modules that light-up and change color as you play with them. Circular in shape, individually powered and internally illuminated, Tangeez are both an interactive toy and design object.
An RSVP through eventbrite is required. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
This event is part of NYCxDesign, a Citywide celebration of design from May 10-21, 2013 to kick off year round design happenings and events in New York City.