in memoriam

Bill Moggridge 1943-2012


A tribute to esteemed museum director Bill Moggridge, who passed away on September 8, 2012 following a battle with cancer. Hear about his pioneering work and influence in the field of design from Tim Brown and David Kelley of IDEO, Bernie Roth of Stanford University and Caroline Baumann and Cara McCarty of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
Bill Moggridge, in memoriam

Eva Zeisel's Playful Search for Beauty


Eva Zeisel was 105 years old when she died on December 30, 2011. She was born in Budapest, Hungary, in 1906 and entered the Hungarian Royal Academy of Fine Arts as a painter in 1923, but soon decided that she wanted to become a “maker of useful things.”
Eva Zeisel, in memoriam, pottery, ceramics, playful, useful, Playful Search for Beauty