Panels & Talks

Sign of the Times: Music and Design, 1960s–1980s  

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The Harvard Club, 35 West 44th Street

Join us for a look at how popular music and design influenced the material culture and lifestyle of the 1960s–1980s.
Pat Kirkham (Bard Graduate Center), Paula Scher (Pentagram), Ben Watson (Herman Miller), and Stephen Duncombe (NYU) explore highlights of Cooper-Hewitt's collection, from graphic design to furniture and product design.

Reception: 6:30-7:00 p.m.
Lecture: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Design by Hand | Public Lecture with Heath Ceramics  

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The Greene Space at New York Public Radio

Join us as Catherine Bailey (Creative Director), Robin Petravic (Managing Director), and Tung Chiang (San Francisco Studio Director) of Heath Ceramics talk about the history and inspiration behind the iconic American brand.

Design Talks | Aidlin Darling Design  

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

The Greene Space at WNYC

With a shared interest in exploring design across a wide range of scales, programs, and disciplines, partners Joshua Aidlin and David Darling started Aidlin Darling Design around a woodshop in 1998. With an emphasis on designing for all of the senses, they have cultivated a diverse and collaborative studio that acts as the creative hub for an extended network of builders, fabricators, artists, engineers, chefs, and other collaborators.