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DesignPrep: The Scholars Program


Excerpts from year-end presentations by Cooper-Hewitt's Youth Scholars. They talk about their favorite moments in the Scholars program, which includes intimate seminars, hands-on design workshops, studio visits, prestigious internships, and college tours. The Scholars Program is a component of DesignPrep, a series of free design-education programs for New York City high-school students, developed to introduce them to opportunities in design.
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DesignPrep: Todd Oldham Workshops


DesignPrep Scholars joined renowned designer Todd Oldham for a 3-part workshop to transform the new Cooper-Hewitt, Design Center into a vibrant place.
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2012 Scholars Program


Cooper-Hewitt’s DesignPrep is a series of free design-education programs that introduces New York City high-school students to collegiate and career opportunities in design. Participating students attend design workshops with professional designers, visit design colleges as well as designers’ studios, and engage in professional development.
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Teens Create Socially Responsible Campaigns


One of the exciting aspects of Design with the Other 90%: Cities is the ability to connect the international themes of the exhibition to a New York setting. In our second DesignPrep workshop held at the United Nations, teens examined key issues highlighted in the exhibition.
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Preparing for Art and Design Colleges


New York City teens joined the DesignPrep program this fall for a series of school visits to local art and design colleges. DesignPrep introduces teens to colleges and career opportunities in design.
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Teens Upcycle Innovative Garments


Design with the Other 90%: CITIES, currently on view at the United Nations Visitors Center in New York, features projects, proposals, and solutions that address complex issues arising in emerging and developing economies. DesignPrep teens participated in a multi-session workshop led by designer Trudy Miller. Inspired by the CITIES exhibition
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