Design Trust Council members are committed to public space that is democratic and accessible. By joining the Council, you provide vital support to the Design Trust, a nationally recognized incubator for design innovation. This annual membership group gains inside access to the issues facing New York City today through a series of exclusive, curated events throughout the year. 

Interested in joining the Design Trust Council? Below are just a few of our members, meet the full council here and learn more about this program.

Current Council Membership


  • Claire Weisz/ WXY architecture + urban design


  • Joyce F. Menschel


  • Cass Calder Smith Architecture + Interiors
  • Jerrod Delaine
  • Alastair Elliott/ Silman
  • Craig Tooman
  • Patricia Willens

Young Urbanist

  • Susanna Buff
  • Caroline Magee