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Design ≠ Art: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread


This groundbreaking exhibition explores the virtually unknown design works by some of the most significant Minimalist and post-Minimalist artists of the last 50 years.
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The Braille Alphabet Bracelet Wins the 2010 People’s Design Award


The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presented its fifth People’s Design Award to the Braille Alphabet Bracelet Thursday, Oct. 14, at its 11th annual National Design Awards gala in New York. 
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National Design Award Winners Are Favorites of First Lady Obama


What are two things that Maria Cornejo, Narciso Rodriguez and Isabel Toledo have in common? Well, all three designers are personal favorites of First Lady Michelle Obama, who personally chose to wear their garments during President Obama’s campaign. 
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