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More Press and Video about NYCXDESIGN and Brimming on the Edge/Harlem


NYCxDesign launch with Christine Quinn on Monday at Times Square
 Joe Masibay, owner of Breadbox Studio and Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director of The West Harlem Art Fund attended the launch of the NYCxDesign at Times Square on May 6 at the invitation of City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Joe Masibay took to the podium to invite everyone to his Harlem toy design studio and collaborative co-working space. He would like everyone to be able to experience and gain the ability to utilize digital technology by offering co-working space and classes for all ages as well as hosting monthly meet-up groups for local designers and creatives.
He urged everyone who wanted to get involved to come up to Harlem on Saturday to check out the studio and to share ideas.
Breadbox Studio and The West Harlem Art Fund have partnered for this event because they would like to continue to  grow and develop the design community and digital technology in Harlem. Joe Masibay and Savona Bailey-McClain agree:  “We need the continuing support of Harlem residents and businesses. We also need the support of local government: we welcome more initiatives like NYCxDesign and funding.”
He urged everyone who wanted to get involved to come up to Harlem on Saturday to check out the studio and to share ideas.

NYCXDESIGN with Speaker Quinn and team West Harlem Art Fund

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Team members for all three Brimming on the Edge teams were invited by Speaker Christine Quinn to join her press event in Times Square. Several artists and curators attended — Joe Masiby, Breadbox Studio, Suprina Kenney, Rex Kalehoff, Marcos Castro, Linda Griggs, curator, Michalena Boardena, Tomo Mori, Robin Kang, Nancy Steinson.

Executive Director, Savona Bailey-McClain stood next to the Speaker during the press conference.



Hosted in the world’s design capital, the 12-day event will bring together culture, education, commerce and entertainment with a full, varied program, including exhibitions, installations, trade shows, talks, launches and open studios. Spanning all disciplines of design, from graphic and product design to architecture and fashion, digital and urban design to furniture and design thinking. NYCxDESIGN looks to create a platform for cultural and commercial opportunities, elevate established and emerging design practices and increase awareness of and appreciation for design by all audiences.