This past week Dwell Media and New York magazine launched their first CITY MODERN event during AIANY’s Archtober. Presented by Audi, a world’s leader in automotive design and structure, City Modern celebrates the architecture and interior design of New York City. From the Manhattan and Brooklyn home tours, curated by Dwell Editor-in-Chief Amanda Dameron and New York magazine design editor Wendy Goodman, to Design Through the Ages, an exhibition of modern design from the 1960s to today, international and domestic design enthusiasts traveled by the masses for a week in architectural heaven.
“We are committed to bringing designers, architects and design-savvy consumers together to celebrate great design around the city. Our opening night featured incredible designers interpreting Design Through the Ages with excitement and flair for a packed crowd eager to explore modern design with us through City Modern,” said Dwell President Michela O’Connor Abrams.
Archtober is New York City’s Architecture and Design Month. The second annual month-long festival of architecture activities, programs and exhibitions taking place during the month of October presented through special tours, lectures, films and exhibitions that focus on the significance architecture and design play in everyday life.