modern design

Tools for Easier Living


For craftsman and industrial designer Russel Wright (1904-1976), flatware was not just a tool for the tabletop. It was a tool for easier living. From the late 1920s through to the 1960s, Wright introduced Americans to modern, practical, and easy-to-care-for homewares and furnishings suited to a more informal and sociable way of life.
Russel Wright, flatware, design, modern design, table ware, drawing, stamps, Highlight/Pinch

Cooper-Hewitt: Multiple Choice - Marketing Design in the Twenty-first Century


Join modern design firms Maharam, Design Within Reach and Tricycle as they share their companies' approaches for marketing design. Held in conjunction with the exhibition Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product, this panel will explore current marketing trends such as consumer customization and online outreach.
Multiple Choice, Exhibition, sample, product, marketing, trends, 21st century, modern design, Maharam, Design Within Reach, Tricycle, customization, outreach, online, panel, talk, long, public program