Cooper-Hewitt: Gilbert Rohde and Design Now - pt.3 of 3

Pioneering and little known furniture designer, Gilbert Rohde (1894 1944), specialized in designing clean, modern pieces appropriate for any room in the house, and his advanced merchandising techniques with Herman Miller laid the groundwork for future designers including George Nelson and Charles and Ray Eames.
Gilbert Rohde, Herman Miller, George Nelson, Charles Eames, Ray Eames, Phyllis Ross, Ayse Birsel, Birsel + Seck, Pablo Castro, OBRA Architects, Russel Flinchum, interior design, modernism, modernist furniture, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Scrapbooks and Self Works- Jessica Helfand and Rebecca Johnson Melvin

Combining pictures, words and a wealth of personal ephemera, scrapbook makers preserve on the pages of their books a moment, a day, or a lifetime. Join Jessica Helfand, graphic designer, co-editor of Design Observer, and author of Scrapbooks: An American History, and Rebecca Johnson Melvin, manuscripts librarian and curator of Self Works: Diaries, Scrapbooks, and Other Autobiographical Efforts, for a presentation and conversation about this lively art and its history.
scrapbook, Self works, Jessica Helfand, Rebecca Johnson Melvin, craft, archive, history, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Sustainable Fashion for a Living World (AUDIO ONLY)

Join Rogan Gregory and Scott Hahn, co-founders of Loomstate, Julie Gilhart, Senior Vice President and fashion director of Barneys New York, and Leslie Hoffman, executive director of Earth Pledge in conversation with Sarah Scaturro, textile conservator, curator and author, on the importance and future of sustainable fashion.
Sustainable Fashion, Living World, panel, Sarah Scaturro, John Rogan Gregory, Scott Hahn, Loomstate, Ecofashion, sustainability, Slow, Julie Gilhart, Barneys, Leslie Hoffman, Earth Pledge, education, talk, long, public program, audio

Cooper-Hewitt: 2009 National Design Awards Winners' Panel

2009 National Design Award winners participate in a panel discussion about their inspiration and drive as designers and the state of contemporary design in America. Moderator: Walter Hood, HOOD Design, Landscape Design Winner Panelists include: Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Design Mind Winner Andrew Blauvelt, Walker Arts Center, Corporate / Institutional Winner Christopher Sharples, SHoP Architects, Architecture Winner Laurene Boym, Boym Partners, Product Design Winner
National Design Awards, 2009, Winners Panel, walter hood, landscape, Amory Lovins, Rocky Mountain Institute, Mind, Andrew Blauvelt, Walker Art Center, Corporate Institutional, Christopher Sharples, SHoP Architects, Laurene Boym, product, Calvin Tsao, TsAO McKOWN, Interior Architecture, Jeff Han, Perceptive Pixel, interaction, Steve Duenes, New York Times, Graphics Department, Communications, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: 2009 The Business of Design

Business leaders discuss how design impacts their overall strategy and affects their bottom line. Moderated by Daniel H. Pink, the panelists will discuss the role of design thinking in the workplace as it relates to consumer goods as well as overall company vision. Moderator: Daniel H. Pink, author of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future Panelists include: Bill Moggridge, 2009 Lifetime Achievement National Design Award Winner, co-founder of IDEO
2009, Business of Design, Bill Moggridge, Jeanne Liedtka, Sam Lucente, Daniel H. Pink, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Design Revolution

Join us for a discussion with Emily Pilloton, author of Design Revolution, Allan Chochinov, founder of Core77, Susan Szenasy Editor in Chief of Metropolis Magazine, and Cynthia E.
Emily Pilloton, Design Revolution, Allan Chochinov, Core77, Cynthia Smith, curator, Susan Szenasy, Metropolis Magazine, materials, sustainability, product design, Project H Design, panel, talk, long, program

Cooper-Hewitt: Pioneers of Change: Towards a New Notion of Luxury

Since the economic downfall the notion of luxury has come under attack. Pioneers of Change does not apply the luxury to an ethos of riches as such but to qualities now hard to come by, such as space, fresh air, respect, care, silence, slowness and time. Can we reach a new notion of luxury: a luxury of content and experience over luxury of expensive materials and name and fame of brands and designers? Moderator: Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director and Head of Textiles, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Panelists:
Pioneers of Change, Towards New Notion Luxury, Matilda McQuaid, Laurene Boym, Partners Inc, Winy Maas, MVRDV Architects, Marije Vogelzang, Proef, Amale Andraos, Work Architecture Company, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Pioneers of Change: New Collaborations

Pioneers of Change celebrates the blurring of low- and high brow, questioning the difference between the design world and the normal world. How can non-professionals play an intricate role in realizing creative projects? Moderator: Julie Iovine, Executive Editor Architects Newspaper Panelists: Jake Barton, Local Projects Pascale Gatzen, Painted Arne Hendriks, Platform 21 Scott Stowell, Open
collaboration, non-professionals, Droog, Jake Barton, Local Projects, Pascale Gatzen, Painted, Arne Hendriks, Platform 21, Scott Stowell, Open, Julie Iovine, Executive Editor, Architects Newspaper, Pioneers of Change, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Museum Design Lab: Museum Future Symposium

The Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum hosts the Future of Museum Symposium featuring six groups of interdisciplinary students from the course Museum Lab taught by Tim Ventimiglia at Parsons The New School for Design as well as five museum partners. The symposium starts with an introduction by Ventimiglia followed by the students presenting strategies for six New York area museums, and the symposium concludes with a panel discussion of five partnering museum staff responding to the presentations. Jenny Florence & Maria Antonia Villegas present on Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum.
Masters Program, course, Museum Design Lab, Future Symposium, student presentations, Tim Ventimiglia, panel, event, long

Cooper-Hewitt: Design in the Face of Disaster

Moderator Chris Hacker, Chief Design Officer for Johnson & Johnson, leads a discussion on how design can alleviate some of the innumerable problems facing Haiti right now.
UNICEF, Design Tools, Haiti Earthquake, Chris Hacker, Pierre Fouche, Anna Muoio, Jean-Cedric Meeus, Gerald Martone, rebulding, disaster response, panel, talk, long, public program