3 New York Design Happenings to Check Out This Week

Neville Brody. Photo: The Morgan Library & Museum/Graham S. Haber (2013)

Here’s a roundup of the latest sales, interior-design events, and industry affairs in New York this week.

Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City

A new exhibition opens June 14 at the Center for Architecture. “Designing Waste: Strategies for a Zero Waste City” evaluates the overlooked areas of waste management in New York City buildings. Curated by journalist and independent curator Andrew Blum and designed by design firms Wkshps and L+L, the exhibit is based on the Zero Waste Design Guidelines and aims to be a resource to help designers, building operators, and planners minimize waste. This event is free and open to the public.

Type Directors Club at Parsons: Neville Brody

Acclaimed designer, typographer, and art director Neville Brody will be speaking at Parsons (63 Fifth Ave., nr. 14th St., John L. Tishman Auditorium) on June 14 as part of the TDC at Parsons program. Brody will discuss his ideas about type, design, technology, and communication. This event starts at 6 p.m. Admission is $25.

Fifth Annual Night at the Museums

Join 15 downtown museums and historic sites on June 19 for the Fifth Annual Night at the Museums. Organizations such the National September 11 Memorial Museum, 9/11 Tribute Center, African Burial Ground National Monument, China Institute, and the South Street Seaport Museum will open their doors from 4 to 8 p.m. for free admission and special programming. Here is a full list of participating organizations.

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