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nydesignroom

339 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.712288 -73.96263
nr. S. 3rd St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-302-4981 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Children's Clothing, Handbags, Jewelry, Men's Hats, Menswear, Vintage Clothing, Women's Hats, etc.
Photo by Corinne Durand

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nydesignroom.com

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L at Bedford Ave.

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  • Handbags
  • Men's Hats
  • Women's Hats
  • Jewelry

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  • Children's Clothing

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  • Menswear
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear

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Williamsburg’s artistic multi-tasking is perhaps nowhere in greater evidence than at the neighborhood’s nydesignroom, a slightly out-of-the-way DIY-looking shop and studio decorated in corrugated steel and lacquered plywood. An ambitious undertaking, the project was originally conceived as a design cooperative that would offer an interdisciplinary mélange of creative services, from architectural design to product development. The mission has been tailored a bit, and the design team now concentrates almost exclusively on the creation of customized clothing—although they still take on a bit of non-fashion design work, too. The signature Trash-a-Porter collection consists of clothing made of pieced together vintage T-shirts or cashmere sweaters, and there’s a line of apparel made from un-recycled materials, too, that includes industrial-felt coats. All the pieces emphasize materiality and careful construction, and while off-the-rack samples exist, most customers select a style and then have a unique garment custom made. Kid-sized versions of the jersey and cashmere Trash-A-Porter creations are also for sale.

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