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M&M


Moorhead & Moorhead, brothers Granger and Robert, welcomed Cooper-Hewitt Members to their studio last evening.
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Postcard from Tokyo


I was delighted by this New Year’s card from Takeshi Ishiguro in Tokyo. On the front was an image of a snow covered landscape, with one of those crisp blue skies that only seem to visit Japan when it’s cold.
Takeshi Ishiguro, product design, Industrial Design, Creative Lab, studio, Tokyo, Japan, postcard, light light, lamp, feather, Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design, Exhibition, 1995, MOMA, Book of Lights, Artecnica

Studio Visit to Selldorf Architects


Selldorf Architects, located at Manhattan’s Union Square, recently opened their studio to Cooper-Hewitt’s Design Watch Members.
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Jacquard Weave X-Change


After putting the textile into proper archival storage, I promptly forgot about it as I went about doing the rest of my work. That is, until I had the fortune to bump into a woman named Bethanne Knudson at a Brooklyn dinner party a few weeks ago. 
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Optics and Aesthetics


James Carpenter Design Associates opened their studio doors to Cooper-Hewitt Members on October 6. Members were captivated by the ‘show and tell’ of prismatic effects of transmitted and reflected light.
James Carpenter, artist, James Carpenter Design Associates, Architecture, engineering, studio, tour, members, light, reflection, refraction, transmission, Sydney, Olympic Park, 7 World Trade Center, WTC, Hearst Tower, Columbus Center, Israel Museum, natural, environment, phenomena, MacArthur Fellow

Ted Muehling’s Choice


Ted hosted a group of Cooper-Hewitt members at his studio and store in SoHo this week, as you can see from the Monday at Muehling’s post, giving them a peek at his wonderfully creative environment full of glass, emotive sculpture and creatures from the natural world.
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Monday at Muehling’s


Ted Muehling, curator of Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection invited Cooper-Hewitt’s Design Watch Members to his SoHo showroom for a private behind-the-scenes visit. On this rainy Monday, Members passed the noisy construction on Howard Street, left their umbrellas by the door, and retreated into a haven of design.
Ted Muehling, Industrial Design, metals, jewelry, selects, Exhibition, Lobmeyr, Glass, permanent collection, Design Watch, members, behind-the-scenes, tour, showroom, studio, visits

10 Membership Moments in 2010


2010 was a year to remember for Cooper-Hewitt Members. Check out the 10 Membership Moments in 2010 slideshow below.
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Study Tour: Design Miami 2008


Cooper-Hewitt Design Watch Members travelled to Miami—the hottest design destination. Now in its fourth year, Design Miami is the global forum for collecting, exhibiting, and discussing limited edition design.
Design Miami/, 2008, fair, Design Watch, visits, tours, galleries, studio, Aranda/Lasch, Fernando & Humberto Campana, Select, Exhibition, permanent collection