Cooper-Hewitt: Design Imitates Life - James Korris

James Korris' work is at the forefront of creative visualization in national defense technologies. He came to the defense industry following working Hollywood studio production, producing and writing.
Design Imitates Life, James Korris, Institute for Creative Technologies, ICT, creative visualization, Hollywood, defense, simulation, game-based simulation, military training, talk, long, public program

Hollywood: Legend and Reality

The history of Hollywood production design and as told through 450 images and objects. Sketches, costumes, storyboards, posters, lobby cards, miniatures, props, fan magazines, photographs, and film clips are on view, including Ray Bolger’s scarecrow costume from The Wizard of Oz, Sam’s piano from Casablanca, and the sled from Citizen Kane.
Hollywood, movies, films, production design, graphic design, posters, 20th century, traveling exhibitions

The Right Shoes

Shortly after the Color Moves: Art and Fashion by Sonia Delaunay exhibition opened, I received a call from the Museo Salvatore Ferragamo in Florence. The exhibition features a show-stopping coat designed by Delaunay for the actress Gloria Swanson.
Sonia Delauney, fashion design, coat, Color Moves, Exhibition, inspiration, Salvatore Ferragamo, shoe design, shoes, Gloria Swanson, Hollywood, Inspiration and Vision, Museo Salvatore Ferragamo