Glass and Georgia at the Future Perfect
The NoHo design gallery is showing pieces by the American glass artist John Hogan and furnishings by Rooms, a studio based in Tbilisi.
Through early July at 55 Great Jones Street: thefutureperfect.com.
Odd Experiments at Cooler Gallery
An exhibition of work by furniture designers who are challenged to ignore practicality.
Through May 20 at 22 Waverly Avenue, Brooklyn; opening night reception 7-10 p.m.; cooler-gallery.com.
Collective Design Fair
More than two dozen galleries display limited-edition collectibles, and a posse of experimental designers show how they make the most of their materials. Thereâs also a retrospective of neo-Baroque works by the Swiss-born designer Mattia Bonetti and 3-D-printed objects by emerging designers.
Through May 7 at 550 Washington Street; $30 plus handling fee and sales tax; collectivedesignfair.com.
Midcentury French Design at Demisch Danant
âInnovation: Made in France IIâ features works from 1965 to 1975, a robust era for French design and technology (think of the Georges Pompidou Center in Paris).
Through July 1 at 30 W. 12th Street; demischdanant.com.
Design Shopping at the Seaport
WantedDesign opens two stores in the Seaport District: one selling furniture, lighting and fashion (thereâs also a coffee lounge); the other accessories, jewelry and childrenâs items.
6 Fulton Street (home and lifestyle) and 16 Fulton Street (design market); wanteddesignnyc.com.
A Decade of Friedman Benda
The Chelsea design gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary with works by 21 artists, including Ettore Sottsass and Faye Toogood, aiming to âshine a light onto the beautiful chaos that is contemporary design.â
Through June 10 at 515 West 26th Street; friedmanbenda.com.
The event is a showcase for more than 50 local designers and includes talks on subjects like color trends and indigo dyeing. Pop-up shops will sell jewelry and decorative but usable cornhole game boards. Installations include a play space called the Imagination Playground and a lounge area with the theme Design Against Hate.
Through May 7 at 72 Noble Street, Brooklyn; $15; bklyndesigns.com.
Sculptural Furniture at Les Ateliers Courbet
The first New York exhibition of the Italian designer Mauro Mori includes hand-carved pieces in Seychelles wood, Carrara marble and metals.
Through June 3 at 175 Mott Street; ateliercourbet.com.
The Jazz Age: Tea & Talk at the Cooper Hewitt
Pauline Metcalf, a design historian, discusses…