2008 National Design Awards

On May 8 Cooper-Hewitt announced the winners and finalists of the ninth annual National Design Awards. Each year the Awards recognize excellence, innovation, and public impact across a variety of disciplines, including architecture, communication, fashion, interior, landscape, and product design. We invite you to share your feedback on this year’s winners and finalists.

2008 WINNERS AND FINALISTS

Lifetime Achievement
Winner: Charles Harrison

Corporate Achievement
Winner: Google
Finalists: JetBlue and OXO

Design Mind
Winner: Michael Bierut
Finalists: Bruce Nussbuam and Michael Sorkin

Architecture Design
Winner: Tom Kundig
Finalists: LOT-EK and Weiss/Manfredi

Communication Design
Winner: Scott Stowell
Finalists: Stephen Doyle and Prologue Films

Fashion Design
Winner: Ralph Rucci
Finalists: Thom Browne and Zac Posen

Interior Design
Winner: Rockwell Group
Finalists: Deborah Berke & Partners and Diane Lewis

Landscape Design
Winner: Olin Partnership
Finalists: Gustafson Guthrie Nichol and Stoss Landscape Urbanism

Product Design
Winner: Antenna Design
Finalists: Boym Partners and Karim Rashid