Fashion Design

Cooper-Hewitt: Inside the Designer's Studio with Maria Pinto

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presents Maria Pinto in conversation with Mary Tomer, founder of and author of Mrs. O: The Face of Fashion Democracy. Maria Pinto, the Chicago-based designer, is known for her confident and sophisticated clothes, produced in clean lines and luxurious fabrics. Pinto is also known for providing many of First Lady Michelle Obamas signature looks starting with President Obamas term as U.S. Senator. Maria Pinto is featured in Mrs.
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Quicktake: Rodarte

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. Hear from Kate and Laura Mulleavy, Acting Director Caroline Baumann and Curator Gregory Krum.
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Cooper-Hewitt: Voices in American Fashion

Washington Post Style Editor Robin Givhan, leads a conversation with past National Design Award Winners Francisco Costa (Womens Creative Director of Calvin Klein Collection), Yeohlee Teng, and Maria Cornejo about their work and the role of fashion in contemporary culture. Their designs are featured in Design USA: Contemporary Innovation.
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