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May 18-20, 2025

Javits Center, NYC

Launch Pad

Sponsored by American Standard and Lumens
Presented with media partners Design Milk and Clever 

Launch Pad at Wanted is an outstanding international platform for emerging designers that introduces new concepts and showcases prototypes of furniture, home accessories, and lighting. It is the best place for manufacturers to meet new designers, discover fresh ideas and potential products to develop. Each of the two categories, Furniture/Home Accessories and Lighting, features international pre-selected design studios and independent designers.

The Best of Launch Pad winners is selected by a jury of renowned industry professionals led by Amy Devers, Host, Clever.

In their ongoing support of emerging design, Lumens is proud to sponsor the Best of Launch Pad: People’s Choice award MORE

2024 jury 
· Giulio Cappellini, Founder, Cappellini
· Founder and Curator, Jean Lin, COLONY, the designers’ co-op
· Andrea Cesarman, Co-founder, Design Week Mexico
· Jean-Jacques L’hénaff, Leader, LIXIL Global Design AMERICAS
· Ann Petersen, Senior Director, Brand Marketing, Lumens
· Chay Costello, Associate Director of Merchandising, MoMA Retail

2024 Best of Launch Pad Winners:
Furniture/Home Accessories: Reggyyy
Lighting: Another.World

Discover the lineup of Launch Pad participants for 2024 below.