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Cooper-Hewitt: Design Du Jour, the End of the Plate? - Panel Discussion


Katsuya Fukushima (minibar, Washington, DC), Homaro Cantu (Moto, Chicago), and Grant Achatz and designer Martin Kastner (Alinea, Chicago) discuss experimentation and iconoclastic new ways of presenting food. Moderator: Darra Goldstein, co-curator, Feeding Desire
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Cooper-Hewitt: Design Du Jour - Grant Achatz and Martin Kastner


Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea in Chicago, IL and designer/sculptor Martin Kastner discuss experimentation and iconoclastic new ways of presenting food.
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Sonia Delaunay and "The New Woman"


Dr. Sherry Buckberrough, Delaunay scholar and author of Sonia Delaunay: A Retrospective, will discuss Sonia Delaunay as a modern fashion and textile designer and a radical force in shaping the image of the Parisian "New Woman" of the 1920s. Buckberrough will illuminate how her designs emphatically deployed the look of modernity across two hemispheres."
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DesignBoost NYC: Todd Bracher


DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.
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DesignBoost NYC: Andrea Ruggiero


DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.
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DesignBoost NYC: Harry Allen


DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.
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4 Questions 4: Matt Webb


quick interview with Matt Webb, CEO & Principal at BERG, a London Design Consultancy. BERG might be best-known for its new product, "Little Printer," a compact and charming device that has garnered plenty of buzz in recent months in the tech & design world. In this interview, Matt talks about his life path, the tricky question of defining design, and the future of personal computing.
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4 Questions 4: Kevin Palmer


Kevin Palmer, founding partner of Kin Design, recently stopped by Cooper-Hewitt for a chat. Seated in the beautiful North Reading Room of the National Design Library, we asked him four questions about starting his business, designing for the museum context, and a new definition of craftsmanship for digital designs.
Kevin Palmer, Designer, Kin Design, Interaction Design, 4 Questions 4, Interview

Bill's Design Talks: Emily Oberman


Emily Oberman started the design studio, Number Seventeen, in 1993 with Bonnie Siegler and developed a flourishing practice working in print, television, and online media. Emily believes that the idea is the most important part of the design process, but also adds her unique blend of creative design and inventive panache. Join Emily and Cooper-Hewitt's Director, Bill Moggridge, as they discuss Emily's work and life as a designer and her decision to join Pentagram.
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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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