Ten leading designers have been commissioned to develop new uses for sustainably grown and harvested materials in order to tell a unique story about the life-cycle of materials and the power of conservation and design. On view will be the prototypes, drawings, and finished products created by the designers.
Design for a LIving World, exhibitions, Abbott Miller, Ellen Lupton, sustainable design, conservation, Nature Conservancy, materials
On May 14, 2009, Cooper-Hewitt opens Design for a Living World, an exhibition developed by The Nature Conservancy, one of the world’s leading conservation organizations.
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