The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is pleased to announce an open call for nominations for the thirteenth annual National Design Awards [http://www.cooperhewitt.org/nda] program honoring lasting achievement in American design. Each year, the Awards recognize excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life across a range of disciplines. Award categories include Lifetime Achievement, Design Mind, Corporate & Institutional Achievement, Architecture, Communication Design, Fashion Design, Interaction Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Product Design. Help us find great designers to honor in 2012! Nominate online www.cooperhewitt.org/nda/nominate by December 15, 2011.