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2011 National Design Awards: Design Mind Award - Steven Heller


The recipient of the 2011 Design Mind Award is Steven Heller. Steven is the author and editor of more than 130 books on graphic design, satiric art, and popular culture. He was an art director for 33 years at the New York Times, where he continues to contribute as a columnist for the Book Review. A dedicated educator, Steve has co-founded six graduate programs at the School of Visual Arts including the MFA Designer as Author program, which he also co-chairs.
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Sensational Set in Style Opening


Cooper-Hewitt Members and friends celebrated at the Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef and Arpels opening reception on February 17. Guests explored the expansive exhibition, meandered among gem stones, and danced to the beat of a DJ in a tented garden.
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Flowing Forms


Design Watch Members of the Museum had a preview of the 2010 New York International Automobile Show this week. Phil Patton led the group – he’s the design critic and author who knows lots about whatever moves you and writes the Wheels blog for NYTimes.com.
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Slideshow: Glasslab


GlassLab, now on view at Cooper-Hewitt through June 3, is an innovative program of The Corning Museum of Glass that pairs its master glassmakers with some of the most creative minds working in design today.
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