Annual Report of Gifts

Gifts received from October 1, 2012, to September 30, 2013

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s stellar exhibitions, engaging public programs, scholarly publications, and important youth- and teacher-development initiatives would not be possible without the generosity of the many individuals, foundations, and corporations that believe in the potential of great design to improve our shared world.

$1,000,000 & Above

Nancy A. Marks

Barbara Mandel, CHNDM Trustee, and G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the SmithsonianBarbara Mandel, CHNDM Trustee, and G. Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian

 

$100,000-$999,999

Alice Gottesman
Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.
Margery and Edgar Masinter
Enid and Lester Morse
Procter & Gamble
Smithsonian Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education
Target
Van Cleef & Arpels

$50,000–$99,999

Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Design Within Reach
General Electric

Caroline Baumann, CHNDM Director, and Laysha Ward, President of Community Relations for TargetCaroline Baumann, CHNDM Director, and Laysha Ward, President of Community Relations for Target

H. van Ameringen Foundation
Alexandra and Paul Herzan
Francine and Edward Kittredge
Barbara and Morton Mandel
Mozilla Foundation
Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer
SodaStream
The New York Community Trust
The Pinkerton Foundation
Judy Francis Zankel

 

$25,000–$49,999

Anonymous
Agnes Bourne
Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee
Beth Comstock
Drue Heinz Trust

Kristina Buckley, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and Alain Bernard, President & CEO, Van Cleef and ArpelsKristina Buckley, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, and Alain Bernard, President & CEO, Van Cleef and Arpels

F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.
Anonymous
Google, Inc.
Eric and Lisa Green
Judy and Bob Huret
Jamestown Properties
Madeleine Rudin Johnson
Alexander Jutkowitz
Constance and Harvey Krueger
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.
Henry R. Muñoz III
Pentagram
New York State Council on the Arts with the Support of Governor
        Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
Richard & Jean Coyne Family Foundation
Rockwell Group
Smithsonian Institution Collections Information System 

Alice Gottesman, CHNDM Trustee, presenting award at NYC Department of Education Cover Design ContestAlice Gottesman, CHNDM Trustee, presenting award at NYC Department of Education Cover Design Contest

        Information Management Resources
The Ambrose Monell Foundation
The Harnisch Foundation
Esme Usdan and James Snyder

 

$10,000–$24,999

20x200 | Jen Bekman Projects, Inc.
Aidlin Darling Design
BBDO NY
Corning, Inc.
Kim and Al Eiber
Facebook
Cary J. Frieze
Stephanie Hunt
IDEO
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
George Kravis II

Avi Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3D Systems, Caroline Baumann, Director, and Beth Comstock, President, CHNDM TrusteeAvi Reichental, President and Chief Executive Officer, 3D Systems, Caroline Baumann, Director, and Beth Comstock, President, CHNDM Trustee

Lippincott
Debbie Millman/Sterling Brands
Allen and Irene Natow
NewDealDesign
NIKE, Inc.
Richard Meier Foundation
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc./
        Scott Kaplan Belsky
Fiona and Eric Rudin
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf
Smithsonian Women's Committee
Studio Gang Architects
Radoslav L. Sutnar
The Barbarian Group
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
The School of Visual Arts
Madeline Weinrib
Ziff Brothers Investments

Design Watch Members private collection visitDesign Watch Members private collection visit

$2,500–$9,999

A.E. Charitable Foundation
Alan & Katherine Stroock Fund
Anne Kreamer and Kurt Andersen
Loreen Arbus
Arnhold Foundation
ASTRO Studios
Gaia Banovich
Local Projects
Thea Benenson
Beyer Blinder Belle
Michael J. Cesario
Lucy Chudson
Christopher Coleman
Aaron Dignan
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Laura and Walter Elcock

National Design Awards Gala 2012National Design Awards Gala 2012

Ennead Architects, Tim Hartung + Susie Rodriguez
Furthermore: a Program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund
Marilyn Garber/ Bridge Gallery
Jeanne Giordano
Gluckman Mayner Architects
Goldfarb & Fleece
Donelle Gregory
Agnes Gund
Raison Pure
Peggy S. Hale
Steven Harris
Alan J. Heller
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hermanos
Hoch Charitable Trust
IBM Corporation
Kikkerland Design, Inc.
Elbrun and Peter Kimmelman

Design in the ClassroomDesign in the Classroom

Knoll, Inc.
Gift in honor of Stanley Baron
Leon Levy Foundation
Ellen Levitt
Loring Consulting Engineers
Madison Square Park Conservancy, Inc.
John Maeda
Carl Magnusson
Marlene Nathan Meyerson Family Foundation
Caroline and Jeremiah Milbank
Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Peter L. Malkin
Barbara R. Munves
Neuberger Berman
Pearlfisher
Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Postman

John Edelman, CEO, Design Within Reach, at the Washington, DC Teen Design Fair 2013John Edelman, CEO, Design Within Reach, at the Washington, DC Teen Design Fair 2013

brandadvisors
Sage and Coombe Architects
Shake Shack
James Spindler
David Stark
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Trust
The Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
The Studio in a School Association, Inc.
Dennis Wedlick
Claire Weiss
William Gottlieb Management Co., LLC.
Douglas A. Winter

 

$1,000–$2,499

1100 Architect
Acorn Hill Foundation Inc.
Alessi S.P.A.

Design Prep program at the Cooper Hewitt Design CenterDesign Prep program at the Cooper Hewitt Design Center

Anonymous
Artek USA, Inc.
R. Ellen Avellino
Alan Balfour
Judith Bergoffen
Dr. Irwin R. Berman
John Nicholson Bulica
CCNY School of Architecture
Joyce B. Cowin
Giovanna M. d'Andrea
Definition 6
Denny's, Inc.
Design Trust for Public Space
Susan Desko
Hester Diamond
Beth Dickstein
Ryan D. Espinosa
Florence Feinberg
FLOS

National Design Awards Gala 2012National Design Awards Gala 2012

Alex Fung
Alexander Gorlin
Carolyn Gould
Cristina Grajales
Ms. Windi Grimes
Ruth Ann Harnisch
Alexander Heminway
Claudia Kotchka
Alix M. Laager
Thomas Lee
Francine Lembo
Ligne Roset
Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller
Susan Lyons
Gardner McFall and Peter Olberg
Rebeca Mendez
Sergio Mercado
Jim Mercier

Design in the ClassroomDesign in the Classroom

Ellie Moser
MRB Foundation
Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation
Douglas Newhouse
Catherine Nierras
Margaret Nomentana
Noreen Mary O'Grady
Pannonia Foundation
Louis Perlman
Lloyd J. Princeton
Prophet
Lana Rigsby
Deedie and Rusty Rose
Lela Rose
Mr. and Mrs. S. Lawrence Schlager
Gordon I. Segal
Robert Shapiro
Joseph Holtzman and Carl Skoggard

Design Scholars and National Design Award Winners at the White House Luncheon, 2013Design Scholars and National Design Award Winners at the White House Luncheon, 2013

Janet Stanwood
Randall Ian Stempler
Lisa Strausfeld
Kate Swann
David Teiger
The Jean L. & Raymond S. Troubh Fund
The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation
The Lauder Foundation
The Seattle Foundation
Tim Tompkins
Rima Vargas-Vetter
Michael Ventura
David and Sharynne Wilder
Ransom Wilson
Angela Yeh
David Diamond and Karen Zukowski

 

$500–$999

Design Watch Members private viewing of selected objects from the museum’s jewelry collectionDesign Watch Members private viewing of selected objects from the museum’s jewelry collection

Mai M. Allan
Anonymous
Ava Barbour
Janice Barefoot and Nick Zocchi
Joan Barenholtz
Alexandra Bates
Caroline Baumann
Joshua and Ginette Becker
Mary Lynn Bergman-Rallis
Christina Black
Annie Chen
Ellen Christiansen
Dale B. Cohen
Gail Davidson
Daniel De Siena
W. Leslie Duffy
Julie Eckert Shoval
Carolyn Eisenhardt
ExxonMobil Foundation
Susan J. Fiester
David Firestein
Suzanne Frye, M.D.
Gail E. Goldberg
Beth and Brent Harris

Tim Gunn, Chief Creative Officer, Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., at the New York Teen Design Fair 2012Tim Gunn, Chief Creative Officer, Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc., at the New York Teen Design Fair 2012

William F. Harrison and Lois Hull
Isaac Heimbinder
Lauren Howey
Helen Rauch Hughes and Derek Hughes
Bruce Jabbonsky, R.A.
Daniel King and Marilyn Katz
Joel D. Koblentz
Jack Lehman
Peter Levenson and Pamela Sweeney
Brenda Levin
Sol W. & Hermina Cantor Foundation
Henry and Catherine Lewis
Audrey Lipton
Bozena A. Massey
Cara McCarty
Andrew McIntyre
Katherine Meeker-Cohen
Joy and Allan Nachman

Members Design Miami trip, 2012Members Design Miami trip, 2012

Ingrid Norman
David Nosanchuk
Patricia Ohnell
Orentreich Family Foundation
Mary Pat Osterhaus
Barbara G. Pine
Max Pine
Potion
Mary Ann Quinson
Dominic Randolph
Juergen Riehm, FAIA, 1100 Architect
Renato Roque
Cye E. and Rona Ross
Calvin Roth
Tai Ping Carpets
Elizabeth Schmier
James Shoreland
Lee and Roger Strong
Maleyne M Syracuse and Michael Trenner
Alice Szigethy
George P. Ververis, Jr. and Wynn W. Riley
George and Patti White
Carol Wilkinson
Richard Yau

Design Watch Members visit the International Contemporary Furniture FairDesign Watch Members visit the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

GIFTS-IN-KIND

Adobe Systems, Inc.
Alessi S.P.A.
Behance
Citibike
Fast Company Magazine
Google, Inc.
Mozilla Foundation
Nissan North America

DONORS TO THE COLLECTION

William Agle
Jesper Andersen
Philippe Apeloig
Marian Bantjes
Marc Benda

Armchair: Braniff Airlines, Model 66310, ca. 1968 Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993 Armchair: Braniff Airlines, Model 66310, ca. 1968
Designed by Alexander Hayden Girard, American, 1907–1993
Manufactured by Herman Miller Furniture Company, Zeeland, Michigan, 1923–1960

Anthony Burrill
Ben Cerveny
Tom Carden
Wendell Castle
Chunghi Choo
Mary Kate Conrad
Damon Crain
Fiona Druckenmiller
FLOS
Barry Friedman
Friedman Benda
Ed Goldman
Hemmerle
Herman Miller, Inc.
George R. Kravis II
Robert Hodgin
Lytro, Inc.
Fanette Mellier
FLOS
Forrest Myers

Long Chair, 1936 Designed by Marcel Breuer, American, b. Hungary, 1902–1981 Long Chair, 1936
Designed by Marcel Breuer, American, b. Hungary, 1902–1981
Manufactured by Isokon Furniture Company, London, England, 1935 - 1939

Nest Labs, Inc.
NLXL
Non-Format
Elena Phipps
Max Pine
Raw Color
Abby Ruddick
Lisa Ruddick
Margie Ruddick
Harry C. Sigman
Paula Scher
Studio Printworks
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw
Henry Trevor
Aimee B. Troyen
George P. Ververis, Jr.
Wallace Sewell
Elizabeth Werter