Playtime New York opens it’s doors at 9am this Sunday 12 February at the Metropolitan Pavilion and Altman Building. With over a 180 collections, a seminar on social media storytelling and a celebration by three artists of the themes ‘Shaman’, ‘Party time’ and ‘Daily’ it’s bound to be a fascinating and insightful show. Not to be missed!

Playtime New York

‘Rituals’ – the theme emerges as a common thread for this 14th edition. Shamanic rituals, daily humdrum or family celebrations, children’s trends for autumn-winter 2017/18 will be reflect our deepest habits.

ShamanLongoland is a Philadelphia based multi disciplinary design group lead by Joshua Ben Longo. He strives to create experiences steeped in curiosity, wonder, and magic through fantastical objects and spaces. Longoland specializes in, but not limited to, toys, furniture, illustration, installations, and art objects.

Party time – Jason Villegas is a Visual artist originally from Houston, TX, now working and residing in New York. His practice expands across multi-media platforms, ultimately becoming a collage of painting, drawing, sculpture, video, performance, and installation based projects. He has exhibited across the United States and internationally in such renowned spaces as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Museo Ruffino Tamayo, Phoenix Art Museum, El Museo del Barrio, and Exit Art.

DailyLisa Laubreaux is a French illustrator. Her practice is multidisciplinary and follows an artistically experimental approach which has led her to use different print techniques such as engraving, screen printing, and Risograph printing. Her work has already won over festivals in France, the press and brands such as Petit Bateau.


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pirouette one to watch


We will be walking the show on the Sunday Looking for the Pirouette One to Watch in two categories: Fashion and Design. The awards are dedicated to Fashion and Design brands four years old and younger, and will be handed to the two most promising collections of the season.

Results will be revealed during the show on Monday, February 13, 10:00 am



Earnshaw’s seminar: WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

Tips and tricks of storytelling through Facebook Live, Insta-stories and more!

It’s the hot new social secret: live action. We’re pros at the pretty pics, and now it’s time to get real.
Get behind the scenes of your favorite brands, blog s and mags and learn how they approach choosing the right social for storytelling and share their strategies with video based features like Instastories, Snapchat and Facebook Live.

Guest speakers:
Michelle Steinberg of domain New York
Jessica Pallay and Kaity Velez of Well Rounded New York

Kristin Young of Earnshaw’s Magazine
 Jennifer Cattaui of Playtime New York & Babesta

Tuesday, February 14, starting at 8:00 am at the restaurant space.


Playtime New York at the Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman building, New York, USA
12-14 Feb 2017:  Sunday 9am – 6pm – Monday 9am – 6pm – Tuesday, 9.30am – 3.30pm