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Intersect Art and Design, Aspen, USA
Centraal Museum, Utrecht, the Netherlands
'Fire and Fiber' Todd Merrill Studio, South Hampton NY, USA
Todd Merrill Studio at Bergdorf Goodman, New York, USA
BAD+ 2023 Bordeaux, France
COLLECTIBLE 2023, Brussels, Belgium
Design Miami/, Todd Merrill Studio, Miami, USA
PAN Amsterdam 2022, the Netherlands
GLUE amsterdam 2022, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Cosmoscow 2022 | Alina Pinsky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
BAD+ 2022 Bordeaux, France
COLLECTIBLE 2022, Brussels, Belgium
CODA Design Museum, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands
Homo Spatius. Designers de l’espace. Saint-Étienne, France
«The VESHCH! Talking objects» All-Russian Decorative Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
HISTORY OF RUSSIAN DESIGN. ESSENTIALS. Moscow Design Museum, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Russia
GMUND AWARD 2021 Exhibition, Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany
Paper positions. Basel / Basel Art Week, Basel, Switzerland
PAN Amsterdam 2021, the Netherlands
Ro Plastic Prize Exhibition 2021, Milan, Italy
GLUE Amsterdam 2021, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
'Design Dilemma' Mia Karlova Galerie 2021, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
COLLECTIBLE 2021, Brussels, Belgium
'A Life Less Ordinary' Mia Karlova Galerie, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Ambiente Trends 2021, Messe Frankfurt, Germany
Cosmoscow 2020 | Alina Pinsky Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Russian Collectible | Palisander Gallery, Moscow, Russia
German Design Award, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
ICONIC AWARDS Innovative Interior, Koeln, Germany
II Competition-Biennale 'Invented and Made in Russia' Moscow, Russia
Dutch Design Week, Piet Hein Eek Gallery, Eindhoven, the Netherlands
History of Russian design 1917-2017, Russia
A' Design Award Exhibitions, Worldwide
A' Design Award Exhibitions at MOOD 2018
A' Design Award Exhibitions, Worldwide 2017-2018
A' Design Award Exhibitions, Worldwide
Gathering by Li Edelkoort at the Milan Design Week, Milan, Italy
Exhibition of russian design PREDMET, Moscow, Russia
Gathering by Lidewij Edelkoort at DMH, Holon, Israel
jpb ART/Jean-Pierre Botella Gallery, Saint-Tropez, France
Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Florence Design Week, Florence, Italy
Gdynia Design Days 2012, Gdansk, Poland
International Exhibition and Forum of Industry and Innovations INNOPROM, Russia
Wired's month-long pop-up exhibition, New York, USA
Clerkenwell Design Week 2011, London, Great Britain
Contemporary Russian design at Heritage Gallery auction, Moscow, Russia
DESIGNEAST.EU OFFLINE EXHIBITION, Budapest, Hungary - Prague, Czech Republic
Exhibition of Czech winners of Red dot design award, Seoul, Republic of Korea
International festival of industrial design DESIGN ACT, Moscow, Russia
Sretenka Design Week, Moscow, Russia
The 61st Berlin international film festival, Berlin, Germany
International festival of industrial design DESIGN ACT, Moscow, Russia
Moscow Design Week 2010, Russia
Sretenka Design Week, Moscow, Russia
International Days of Design of the Baltic States - Gdynia Design Days’ 08, Gdansk, Poland
International festival of industrial design DESIGN ACT, Moscow, Russia
Red dot design museum, Singapore
International festival of industrial design DESIGN ACT, Moscow, Russia
Design Innovation Awards, Moscow, Russia
MIDO Exhibition, Milan, Italy
ORGATEC, Cologne, Germany
Prague Toy Fair, Czech Republic
SaloneSatellite I Saloni WorldWide, Moscow, Russia
Design Innovation Awards, Moscow, Russia
Promosedia International Chair Exhibition, Udine, Italy
SaloneSatellite I Saloni WorldWide, Moscow, Russia
100% Design, Moscow, Russia
Design Innovation Awards, Moscow, Russia
iF Design Award Exhibition, Hanover, Germany
Il Salone del Mobile, GROHE showroom, Milan, Italy
International festival of architecture and interior design, Moscow, Russia
Salone dell‘ Arredo Bagno, Milan, Italy
Design Innovation Awards, Moscow, Russia
"Without the name", Omsk, Russia
Furniture Fair, Moscow, Russia
"Made in Omsk", Omsk, Russia

Wired's month-long pop-up exhibition, New York, USA

Billed as "the gear we like and how it works," Wired's month-long pop-up exhibition has been a perennial holiday destination in NYC for as long as we've published our own Ultimate Gift Guide. Entitled "What's Inside," the curated 'experience' is not a direct retail proposition—littleBits starter kits are the only thing that can be purchased on site—but it's tightly integrated with their online store, featuring nearly double the amount of products in their gift guide (including most of their 85 wishlist picks this year).

It also happens to be just up the block from Core HQ this year, and even though lower Broadway can seem like an outdoor shopping mall at times, it's more manageable than Times Square, where they'd set up shop last year. It's well worth a visit if you happen to be in the neighborhood, visiting another noteworthy Pop-Up Shop.

The prominently-displayed Faraday Porteur wasn't available for a test ride when I stopped by, but it's one of the few items that is visible from the street. Given the openness of the front third of the space, I was surprised to find densely packed shelves and display cases upon walking in; so too is the lower level packed with goodies (I'd overlooked several products my first time around; even Store Manager Noah Norman had trouble keeping track of where each and every item was located).

I'd venture to guess that roughly a tenth of the products on display have turned up in these very [web]pages—from the Eton BoostTurbine hand-cranked power supply (not pictured) to Clump-o-Lumps—which was a good thing, since I hadn't had the chance to see many of these items in person.

Finn Magee's trompe l'oeil lighting looked a little flimsy in real life and the Little Printer looked a little worse for the wear (though putting on a fresh face is one of his many abilities), but I thought the Kibardindesign digital clock looked better in real life than in photos I'd seen.

Of course, there are plenty of game-changing, beautiful, interactive, fascinating, clever or otherwise design-y products that have hit the market this year, and there is, in fact, but one object that turns up in both of our pop-up and theirs: the Blunt umbrella (we'd also be remiss not to mention that we have plenty in stock on Wooster St and online as well).

Indeed, store manager Noah Norman was interested to hear that we had a temporary space as well, agreeing that there are more than enough interesting products out there to fill multiple stores. He mentioned that last year's pop-up featured nearly twice as many products in a proportionally larger space (formerly the ESPN Zone, in the ground floor of the Condé Nast office building, no less).


Norman duly noted the wish list items that weren't in the store—the Biological Compound Microscope, Wii U, MoogerFooger—as well as his personal favorite: the Celestron Skyprodigy 6 Telescope.

Aspiring astronomers can try it for themselves at the Wired Store, located at 583 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, open from now until December 23. Store hours are 11AM–7PM daily, except for Mondays, when the store is closed; the space will also host several after-hours events over the next couple weeks.

Text and Photos by Ray | Core