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Lamps (left to right): Pat Kim, Clouded Mountain, 2023; Studio Armando Aguirre, Les Geaux Desny, 2024; Sheerly Touch-Ya, Leg Avenue, 2024;

Claws Design Studio, Orbit Wall Lamp, 2022. Photo by Fabrizio Amoroso, 2024.

Head Hi Lamp Show Fifth Year Anniversary Edition

The Head Hi Lamp Show is an exhibition celebrating the joy of light with a curated presentation of lighting objects selected through an international open call. Since its inception in 2019, the Head Hi Lamp Show has become a global platform for collective participation and experimentation with light, design, and materials. This special anniversary edition, which received over 300 international submissions in its open call, will be held for the first time at an offsite location – 102 Franklin in Tribeca – from May 17–19, during NYCxDESIGN Festival.


Each year, Head Hi, an organization dedicated to art, design and cultural programming, warmly invites artists, designers, collectors, and craftspeople of all levels to submit their unique lamp creations for this annual tradition. Organized by Head Hi founders—curator Alexandra Hodkowski and artist Alvaro Alcocer—the selection of lamps chosen for the display embraces a diverse range of backgrounds, skill levels, concepts, and materials, with lamps available for sale at various price points.


The show is characterized by a celebratory, experimental, and participatory approach to curating contemporary design. This dynamic yet inclusive spirit has evolved throughout every edition, cementing the lamp show’s status as a sensation in New York’s design world. Since its debut edition, the recurring exhibition has featured nearly 200 personality-packed fixtures made by creators from across the globe. 

2024 Head Hi Lamp Show Participants

This year's show features 54 designers from New York, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Texas, Illinois and internationally from Argentina, Canada, China, France, England, Italy, Turkey and Vietnam.

Alain Grossenbacher, AFG Objects 
Andrew Doxtater
Andrew Laska
Anna Keis
Another World
Antoine Jeraj, Jeraj Design

Anything Anywhere Incorporated

Arian Franz
Artel Design Studio
Brandon Plumert, Object Fixation
Chase Porter Studio

Claws Design Studio
Connor Rowland
Dana Mor
Dexter Callender III

Dương Gia Hiếu, Ném Project
Edouard Gagnon
Etienne Vernier
Gabriel Jewell-Vitale
Gabriella and Thomas Feuillet
Geneva Bergelt
Gregory Beson & Liza Curtiss
Hawa Al-Najjar
Jackie Frole, Jackieland
Jae Choi
Jake Coan Design

Jasmine Gutbrod

Jason Connell
Jesse Lee
Joelle McKenna, McKenna Studio
Jude Di Leo
Lilly Nguyễn
Lynn Lin Studio
Matthew Lew
Matthew Neporent
Max Glaser
Max Chen
Nathan Omans
Nico Cabalquinto
Niles Fromm, Fromm Design

Pat Kim
Qiaosen Yang
Rebecca Odes
Sabrina Merayo Nuñez
Sam York & Ed Knisley
Shawn Lucas
Sheerly Touch-Ya, SHISANWU

Studio Armando Aguirre

Suraj Barthy Selvabarathy

Tanda Francis

Usman Jamil, Adnan Aga, & Pujarini Ghosh

Zoe Polycarpou

(Virtual Lamp Show Gallery goes live on Wednesday, May 22)


Friday, May 17, 6-9pm

Opening Celebration

Join us to celebrate this year's exhibition! Have a refreshment and, if you're interested in purchasing, get your first pick at these very limited edition luminaires. RSVP required, click button below.


Update: We received an outstanding response to attend the opening and are now at capacity for Friday night. Please join us on Saturday and Sunday!

Saturday, May 18, 12-6pm

Exhibition On View

Come view and shop the show. No RSVP needed.

Saturday, May 18, 5pm

Head Hi Lamp Show Tour ($25) 

​Want to get wired in about this year's lamps? Register for a tour of the 2024 Head Hi Lamp show with the organizers and founders of Head Hi. Learn more about this unique event and enjoy a lit event.

Sunday, May 19, 12-6pm

Exhibition On View

Last day to check out the show. No RSVP needed.

Wednesday, May 22

Virtual Gallery Goes Live

Didn't make it to see the show, check out and purchase the lamps online starting just after the 3-day exhibition until October 2024.


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This year the Head Hi Lamp Show is located at a special offsite location called102 Franklin, a multidimensional event space conceived by Arley Marks with Sarah Meyohas, and designed by Jonathan Mosca. Situated in a historic building in Tribeca, dating back to 1894, 102 Franklin is surrounded by the city’s top restaurants, shops, and downtown gallery district.

About Head Hi

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Head Hi is an organization dedicated to art and design specializing in publications and cultural programming with an espresso bar located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn by the Navy Yard. We feature a curated selection of publications from around the globe. Working with local and international artists, designers, publishers, community members and organizations in various fields, Head Hi is a space for exploration and interaction that hosts talks, book launches, art shows, music performances and other events.

2024 Head Hi Lamp Show in the Press (click each to read):

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Past Head Hi Lamp Shows in the Press (click each to read):

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Head Hi Lamp Show Curbed NY
Head Hi Lamp Show 2022 Sight Unseen
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