A series of conceptual pieces designed in partnership with Sony’s Creative Center will be showcased within an immersive environment that will focus on bringing key elements of the outside to indoors. The resulting installation serves to demonstrate the juxtaposition of the ambience of nature within the context of interior spaces, providing exciting future possibilities which enhance a sense of wellbeing in our homes.

STAYDREAM features spatial design by Stellar Works’ Creative Directors Neri&Hu and will be an experiential and sensorial feast of storytelling that takes over the entire Stellar Works showroom on Canal Street in New York. The installation explores the possibilities of design via the lens of creativity, to provide the audience with a sensorial and ambient experience using both space and furniture. Elsewhere, Calico Wallpaper, specially chosen for this exhibition, will be deployed across both levels of the Stellar Works Showroom and will form an integral backdrop to a series of projections designed by Sony.

Stellar Works founder and CEO Yuichiro Hori comments on the launch: “From the beginning of this exciting project, there has been an organic synergy between Sony’s Creative Center and Stellar Works. Together we have created an experience that combines Stellar Works’ skills in furniture design and manufacturing with Sony’s unrivalled expertise in innovation and technology. We look forward to welcoming all visitors to our New York showroom to experience something special for NYCxDESIGN”.

Hirotaka Tako, Creative Director and Head of Sony’s Design Centre Europe adds: “I wanted to discover how technology, craft, entertainment, and hospitality could seamlessly merge to a point where both virtual and physical experiences coexist. I believe that our collaboration with Stellar Works and Neri&Hu will make this possible”.

This joint installation will be hosted at Stellar Works’ New York showroom: 304 Canal Street, New York, NY 10013 from 18–25 May 2023. (10.00 – 18.00 hrs daily).

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About Stellar Works 

Founded by CEO Yuichiro Hori in 2012, Stellar Works is a Japanese company with a global distribution network and offices and showrooms worldwide. The brand also collaborates with the world’s most respected designers.

The Stellar Works factory incorporates a specialised furniture design atelier where traditional craft techniques are preserved within the manufacturing process. Over the last 10 years, Stellar Works has undergone exponential international growth in both commercial and consumer markets, while continuing to deliver bespoke furniture for some of the world’s most iconic bespoke hospitality projects.

Instagram: @stellarworks_official

About Creative Center, Sony Group Corporation

Sony has always been at the forefront of design and became one of the first companies to create an in-house creative studio. Since its inception in 1961, Sony has forged its reputation for having a leading and award-winning global design team. Today the team’s contribution has expanded beyond purely product design to a wide range of design activities, including user experience, communication, entertainment and more. Design Centre Europe is an extended arm of Creative Center.

We continuously explore the possibilities of design, working with people around the world to realize richer experiences and more comfortable lifestyles – whilst creating ‘new standards’ of value through the fusion of creativity and technology.

Instagram: @sonydesign_official

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About Sony Corporation

Sony Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Group Corporation and is responsible for the Entertainment, Technology & Services (ET&S) business. With the vision of “continuing to deliver Kando and Anshin to people and society across the world through the pursuit of technology and new challenges,” Sony will create products and services in areas such as home entertainment & sound, imaging, and mobile communications.

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* Both Japanese words, Kando means emotion and Anshin has various meanings such as peace of mind, reassurance, reliability and trust.

About Sony Europe B.V.

Sony Europe B.V. is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation and is headquartered in UK. We drive Sony’s leading Entertainment, Technology & Services business for consumer and professional markets, as well as Imaging & Sensing Solutions business across Europe. From R&D and engineering, design, to sales, marketing, distribution and customer service, we work to deliver Sony’s purpose to fill the world with emotion through the power of creativity and technology.

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