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Do I want an iPad?

Posted by Bill Moggridge, on Monday April 05, 2010

As the popularity of eBooks and eInk surges, I wonder about the impact on book publishing and ponder the pleasures of traditional paper books. Why would anyone want an electronic book?

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Flowing Forms

Posted by Bill Moggridge, on Friday April 02, 2010

Design Watch Members of the Museum had a preview of the 2010 New York International Automobile Show this week. Phil Patton led the group – he’s the design critic and author who knows lots about whatever moves you and writes the Wheels blog for NYTimes.com.

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Paris: Buzzing with Design

Posted by Caroline Baumann, on Friday April 02, 2010

With the Pavilion des Arts et Design at the Tuileries last week, Paris was buzzing with design.

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Voices in American Fashion

Posted by Jennifer Northrop, on Friday April 02, 2010

Last night at Cooper-Hewitt, Washington Post Style Editor Robin Givhan lead a conversation with past National Design Award Winners Francisco Costa (Women’s Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection), Yeohlee Teng, and Maria Cornejo about their work and the role of fashion in contemporary culture. 

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City Views

Posted by Cynthia E. Smith, on Wednesday March 31, 2010

Preparation for the next exhibition in the Design for the Other 90% program series brought me to numerous informal communities in mega-cities throughout Southeast Asia. 

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At Home from Roof to Basement

Posted by Bill Moggridge, on Wednesday March 31, 2010

Yes, I’m starting to feel at home at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, having started work here this week. On the first day Angela Hall, who looks after everyone’s well being here, gave me a complete tour of the place.

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Best of the Blogs

Posted by Cynthia E. Smith, on Friday March 26, 2010

The Design for the Other 90% blog is a finalist for a BOBs Award for Best English Language Weblog! 

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Video: Chip Kidd + Milton Glaser

Posted by William Berry, on Friday March 26, 2010

Chip Kidd, National Design Award winner in 2007 for Communications Design, speaks with Milton Glaser, National Design Award winner in 2004 for Lifetime Achievement, on work, ideas, and loving New York.

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Behind the Scenes of Quicktake: Tata Nano

Posted by Jennifer Northrop, on Friday March 19, 2010

On February 16th the smiling Tata Nano rolled through the front doors of Cooper-Hewitt, up the stairs and settled on a platform in the Great Hall. Unveiled last year in India by Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile manufacturer, the Tata Nano is targeted to families who had not previously been able to afford a car.

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Behind the Scenes of Quicktake: Rodarte

Posted by Jennifer Northrop, on Monday March 08, 2010

The making of any exhibition is a fascinating and complex project. This video gives you a sense of what happened behind the scenes in the run up to the opening of Quicktake: Rodarte.

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