Matilda McQuaid

National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?


Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presents the fourth exhibition in the National Design Triennial series. Why Design Now? explores the work of designers addressing human and environmental problems across many fields of design, from architecture and product design to fashion, graphics, new media and landscape design.
national design triennial, why design now?, Ellen Lupton, Cara McCarty, Matilda McQuaid, Cynthia Smith, global, Architecture, product design, fashion design, graphic design, new media, landscape design, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350969

Bill's Design Talks: Pentagram


Michael Bierut and Yve Ludwig of Pentagram talk about designing the catalog for the National Design Triennial: Why Design Now?
Michael Bierut, yve ludwig, Pentagram, graphic, triennial exhibit, New York, sustainable, Why Design Now, environment, Chuck Kim, Matilda McQuaid, Bill Moggridge, bills design talks, talk, long, public program

Nordic Design Now: Social Awareness and Sustainability


Nordic Design Now consists of two panel discussions, Social Awareness & Sustainability and Design Policy: Lessons Learned, co-presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Scandinavia House. These panels are held in conjunction with two design exhibitions: National Triennial 2010: Why Design Now? at Cooper-Hewitt and Nordic Models + Common Ground at Scandinavia House.
Nordic Design, Scandanavia, Matilda McQuaid, Nille Juul-Sørensen, Index Award, Arup, Lavrans Løvlie, liveIwork, Stefan Magnusson, No Picnic, Ville Kokkonen, Artek, Halla Helgadottir, Iceland Design Centre, cooper-hewitt, smithsonian, sustainability, Green, design, craftsmanship, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Material Use


francois azambourg, eben bayer, dafna alsheh, andrew dent, andrew h. dent, Matilda McQuaid, national design triennial, why design now?, cooper-hewitt, smithsonian, design, materials, Designer, icestone, ecovative, lin 94, BEES, Material Connexion, panel, talk, long, public program

DesignPrep: The Digital Curators Project


A short video explaining youth participation in shaping Cooper-Hewitt's effort to make its vast collection web-accessible. NYC teens work with museum staff to select objects, tag them in their own words, and suggest features to make the virtual museum system more youth-friendly.
designprep, Teens, youth, high school, New York City, NYC, digital curating, digital curation, virtual museum, collection, tagging, design education, education, workshops, free, hands-on, Susan Brown, Matilda McQuaid, objects, feedback

Cooper-Hewitt: Sonia Delaunay - A Conversation Among Friends


Petra Timmer, design scholar and Delaunay expert, will moderate a discussion between Matteo de Monti and Elaine Lustig Cohen, as they recount their personal experiences with Sonia Delaunay and offer unique insight into the life and work of this iconic artist and designer. Matteo de Monti is the grandson of the director of Metz and Co, the Dutch department store that had a long standing collaboration with Delaunay. Elaine Lustig Cohen is a graphic designer and author of "The New Art of Color: The Writings of Robert and Sonia Delaunay."
Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, fashion, textiles, paris, 20th century, Petra Timmer, Matteo de Monti, Metz & Co, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Matilda McQuaid, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Unity of Opposites: A Conversation with Doshi-Levien


Join London-based design duo Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien in a conversation about their new furniture collection for Moroso that combines handmade and industrial production, a design approach that reflects a cross-cultural creative process. The discussion is moderated by Julie Lasky, Editor-In-Chief of I.D. Magazine.
Unity of Opposites, Nipa Doshi, Jonathan Levien, Doshi Levien, Designer, London, Industrial Design, industrial production, handmade, furniture, Moroso, cross-cultural, Julie Lasky, I.D. Magazine, Matilda McQuaid, talk, long, public program

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."
Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, fashion, textiles, Designer, paris, 1920s, retrospective, Sherry Buckberrough, simultane, simultaneity, Susan Brown, Matilda McQuaid, talk, long

Color Lives: A Conversation about Art, Life, and Fashion


Textiles serve as the most engaging and tactile vehicle for color and life. They wrap, protect, and define us, and tell stories of the maker, user, and culture in which they were woven. This lively conversation with fashion curator, Dilys Blum; artist, Sheila Hicks; and designer, Luca Missoni will cover topics related to current exhibitions and recent projects related to textiles, the influence of the fine arts on their textile making and thinking, and how textiles have been woven from each of their lives.
Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, retrospective, fashion, textiles, paris, 1920s, influence, Dilys Blum, Sheila Hicks, Luca Missoni, Matilda McQuaid, panel, talk, long

Design Destination: Miami 2010


Design Watch Members from across the nation – Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Detroit, Tampa, New York, and Miami – gathered for an action-packed week of design in Miami.  
Miami, 2010, Design Watch, members, Design Miami/, Caroline Baumann, Matilda McQuaid, tours, Design District

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