Design Hunting: The Best of New York Design Week 2009


New York Magazine design editor Wendy Goodman has spent the last two weeks trekking around the city — Brooklyn, the meatpacking district, and the vast Javits Center — looking for high points from the annual New York Design Week. What follows is a selection of her favorite finds, from dumpster-diving cardboard designers Graypants Inc. to Royal Botanica's outdoor furniture for a pedestrian city to some surprisingly creative new Ikea products.