New York:

Study trip to New York 2010.

The Year 3 Study trip gives students the opportunity to spend a week exploring and discovering design. This year we went to New York giving us the chance to see much great design in many different contexts.

With two organised visits:
  • Hudson Hotel 356 W.58th, designed by Starck
  • Gramercy Park Hotel, 2 Lexington Avenue, various designers, inc Ian Shraeger, Martin Baas + Julian Schnabel.

Plus, but not exclusively:
  • Prada (Koolhaas) corner of Broadway and Prince @ Prince St Subway
  • Pleats Please, corner of Prince and Wooster (Toshiko Mori and Gwenail Nicolas)
  • Camper, 125 Prince St. (Marti Guixé)
  • Longchamp, 132 Spring St. (Heatherwick Studio)
  • Alessi, 130 Greene St. (Hani Rashid/Asymptote Studio)
  • Droog, 76 Greene St
  • Comme des Garçons (Studio Morsa, Future Systems + Rei Kawakubo) W21st 11th /12th Ave
  • Vitra showroom and office (Roy Design)
  • Stella McCartney, 429 W 14th Street (Universal Design Studio)
  • Alexander McQueen, 417 W 14th Street (Russell (Pentagram) + Alexander McQueen)
  • Carlos Miele W 14th Street (Asymptote)
  • Catherine Malandrino, 652 Hudson St. (Christope Pillet)
  • Printed Matter (Art/Design books + print) 11th Ave between 20th+21st
  • Apple Store (5th Ave + South East corner of Central Park)
  • The Standard Hotel, 848 Washington Street (Interiors by Roman and Williams, building by Polshek Partnership)
  • Hotel on Rivington, Rivington Street. Lower East Side. (Thor bar: Marcel Wanders)
  • Paramount Hotel 235 W.46th,
  • Royalton Hotel 44 W.44th (both Starck)
  • ʻWʼ hotel (Yabu Pushelberg), Times Square/47th Street
  • The High-Line, park on elevated railway line linking West Chelsea and Meatpacking district surrounded by development work includes buildings by Shigeru Ban, Lindy Roy and Frank Gehry
  • Williamsburg in general
  • The New Museum (SANAA) 235 Bowery. $6
  • MoMA 53rd St (Yoshio Taniguchi) $12 (Fri 4–8 free)
  • PS1 (Fredrick Fischer) 22-25 Jackson Avenue $2
  • The Storefront for Art and Architecture, 97 Kenmare Street, free
  • Brasserie (Diller + Scofidio) beneath Seagram Building 375 Park Ave. (Mies van der Rohe)
  • Empire Diner, (an original stainless steel deco diner) 11th Ave


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