acquisitions

Object of the Month - February 2012: Knoll Textiles


For over seventy years, Knoll has been a leader in modern workplace furnishings and textiles. Cooper-Hewitt recently added forty pieces of Knoll textiles and furniture to the collection, most of which were recently seen in the exhibition Knoll Textiles: 1945–2010 at the Bard Graduate Center Museum in New York.
Object of the Month, textiles, Knoll, workplace, furnishings, acquisitions

Cooper-Hewitt Visits Smart Design


Cooper-Hewitt recently acquired several original prototypes and drawings used to develop OXO's Good Grips product line. Cooper-Hewitt curators identified this line for the museum's collection because the products were a game-changing innovation iconic of late 20th century design.
SmartDesign, products, product design, product development, oxo, good grips, icon, 20th century, acquisitions

Trove’s Treasures


Trove founders Jee Levin and Randall Buck invited Cooper-Hewitt’s Design Watch Members to their environmentally responsible wallcovering atelier for a private visit.
Trove, Jee Levin, Randall Buck, wallcoverings, environmental, responsible, atelier, Design Watch, members, visit, modern, photographic, mixed-media, custom, print, waste, excess, Why Design Now, Triennial, Exhibition, Indi, Ara, acquisitions