Cooper-Hewitt: 2007 National Design Awards Winners Panel

Cara McCarty, Curatorial Director, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum discusses the state of contemporary design with this year's National Design Award winners: Rick Owens (Owenscorp); Nader Tehrani (Office dA); Marc Tsurumaki & David Lewis (Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis ); and Peter Walker (PWP Landscape Architecture).
National Design Awards, 2007, Winners Panel, Rick Owens, Owenscorp, Nader Tehrani, Office dA, Marc Tsurumaki, David Lewis, Lewis Tsurumaki Lewis, Peter Walker, PWP Landscape Architecture, Cara McCarty, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: 2007 National Design Awards - Jury Panel

Jurors of the 2007 National Design Awards discussed the selection process and revealed this year's winners and finalists. The jury panel brought together a diverse group of design leaders: Michael Gabellini, Principal, Gabellini Sheppard Associates; Reed Kroloff, Dean of the Tulane University School of Architecture; Yeohlee Teng, Founder and Owner of Yeohlee Inc.; Stephen Burks, Principal and founder of Readymade Projects; James Wines, Founder of SITE and Professor of architecture at Penn State University.
National Design Awards, 2007, Jury Panel, Michael Gambellini, Gabellini Sheppard Associates, Reed Kroloff, Yeohlee Teng, Yeohlee Inc, Stephen Burks, Readymade Projects, James Wines, SITE, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: 2007 The Business of Design

Business leaders discuss how green design impacts their overall strategy and affects their bottom line. The panel is moderated by Sarah Murray of the Financial Times and panelists include James Ludwig of Steelcase, John Righini of General Electric, and Sven Shiers of Patagonia. This event took place during National Design Week, October 14-20, 2007.
Business of Design, 2007, green design, Bottom Line, panel, Sarah Murray, James Ludwig, John Righini, Sven Shiers, National Design Week, talk, long

50 Books / 50 Covers

The Design for the Other 90% exhibition catalogue has been selected by American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) as one of the one hundred outstanding book and book cover designs produced in 2007. 
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GlassLab at Cooper-Hewitt

In a very special presentation, Cooper-Hewitt will host GlassLab, an innovative program of The Corning Museum of Glass that pairs its master glassmakers with some of the most creative minds working in design today.
GlassLab, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, master, glassmakers, presentation, live, demonstration, performance, Harry Allen, Constantin Boym, Laurene Boym, Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein, Michel Oka Doner, Paul Haigh, Sigi Moeslinger, Antenna Design, Chad Phillips, Kidrobot, Masamichi Udagawa, Tobias Wong, Tom Scott, collaboration, Design Miami/, 2007

Design Life Now in Boston

On September 28, Design Life Now will open at the Boston Institute of Comtemporary Art (ICA) in Boston, where it will be on view through January 6.
Design Life Now, traveling exhibitions, Triennial, exhibitions, installation, Boston, Institute of Contemporary Art, ICA, Triennial, Michael Meredith, ICA building, Diller Scofidio and Renfro, 2007

Indie Publishing

One of the themes running through Design Life Now is the opening up of media to everyday citizens. There’s been an explosion of “social media”—Web sites that allow people to build communities and talk with each other on-line. (Blogs like this are one example.)
Design Life Now, Exhibition, Triennial, social media, Web, internet, digital, media, user-generated content, participation, blogs, blogging, Communications, revolution, Indie Publishing, public program, event, 2007, Ellen Lupton, Nicholas Blechman, illustrator, art director, NOZONE, Empire, visual, anthology, DIY, Do It Yourself, citizens, graphic design, new media, economy