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Cooper-Hewitt: IDEO- Eye on Emerging and Disruptive Technologies


Emerging technologies can be potentially quite disruptive to our lives and businesses. Join a team of IDEO leaders who are actively considering the effect these technologies have on designing new experiences, as well as the opportunities and challenges they present for designers and the business community. Participants; Jason Alexander, Practice Lead Software Experiences, Fred Dust, Head of Smart Spaces Practice, and Tom Eich, Location Head, IDEO New York
IDEO, technologies, disruptive, emerging, Jason Alexander, Fred Dust, Tom Eich, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: An Evening with the Campana Brothers


Fernando and Humberto Campana take a low-tech, artisanal approach to design, employing sustainable, readily available, and often recycled materials to craft high design. Together, the two brothers have designed idiosyncratic, evocative, and sometimes humorous works for Edra and H. Stern, among others. Held in conjunction with the opening of Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection, Cooper-Hewitt invites Roberto Stern of H. Stern and Giuliana Michelotti of Edra to join Curatorial Director Cara McCarty and the Campanas in a discussion of their work.
Campana Brothers Select, Exhibition, Campana Brothers, Fernando Campana, Humberto Campana, Designer, low-tech, sustainable, recycled, materials, Roberto Stern, Giuliana Michelotti, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Groundbreaking- The Past as Inspiration


Giovanni Battista Piranesi, an eighteenth-century designer of architecture, elaborate Interiors and exquisite furnishings, boldly combined historical elements to create innovative designs that still resonate today. Cooper-Hewitt invites a panel of designers to discuss how, like Piranesi, their imaginative and often irreverent use of historical motifs invigorates contemporary design. This panel features: Anna Sui, Fashion Designer; Bill Diamond, Interior Designer, Diamond + Baratta; Tony Baratta, Interior Designer, Diamond + Baratta;
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, architect, Designer, interiors, furnishings, Anna Sui, Bill Diamond, Tony Baratta, Jessica Smith, Ellen Lupton, historical motifs, inspiration, contemporary design, Piranesi as Designer, Exhibition, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Designing the Modern Kids' Rooms with Cookie Magazine (Pt2 of 2)


Cookie Magazine, the stylish parenting magazine for the new mom and dad, fills its pages and website with gorgeous, fanciful, and delightful examples of kids’ rooms. Join Cookie Home Editor, Kiera Coffee, for a presentation by selected kids’ room designers including Adam Weintraub and Mishi Hosono from KOKO Architecture, Jennifer Ward from MINOR DETAILS, and Jan Eleni from Jan Eleni Interiors. Pick up some fun ideas and things to try in your kids’ room today!
Cookie magazine, parenting, kids rooms, Kiera Coffee, editor, Adam Weintraub, Mishi Hosono, KOKO Architecture, architect, Jennifer Ward, MINOR DETAILS, Designer, interior design, Jan Eleni, Jan Eleni Interiors, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: 2008 National Design Awards Winners' Panel


Michael Bierut, this year's winner of the Design Mind award, discusses the state of contemporary design with our National Design Awards winners: Tom Kundig, FAIA; Scott Stowell (OPEN); Ralph Rucci; Lucinda Sanders (OLIN); and Charles Harrison.
National Design Awards, 2008, Winners Panel, contemporary design, Michael Bierut, Pentagram, Tom Kundig, Olson Kundig Architects, Scott Stowell, Open, Ralph Rucci, Lucinda Sanders, Olin, Charles Harrison, Architecture, Industrial Design, fashion, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: House Proud - Revealing Interiors


As documents of domestic life, the watercolors featured in House Proud celebrate nineteenth-century interiors and the designers that conceived of them. Cooper-Hewitt invites contemporary designers Hermes Mallea, Carey Maloney, Mitchell Owen, and Thomas Jayne to join exhibition curator Gail Davidson for a roundtable discussion on residential interior design, historic restorations, design promotion, and the role of the interior space as a source of pride, convenience, personal status, and presentation then and now. Participants Hermes Mallea, M (Group) Carey Maloney, M (Group)
House Proud, Exhibition, interiors, 19th century, watercolors, Thaw Collection, Hermes Mallea, Carey Maloney, Mitchell Owen, Thomas Jayne, Designer, gail davidson, curator, residential interior design, historic renovation, design promotion, interior space, domestic life, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Designing the Modern Kids' Rooms with Cookie Magazine (Pt1 of 2)


Cookie Magazine, the stylish parenting magazine for the new mom and dad, fills its pages and website with gorgeous, fanciful, and delightful examples of kids’ rooms. Join Cookie Home Editor, Kiera Coffee, for a presentation by selected kids’ room designers including Adam Weintraub and Mishi Hosono from KOKO Architecture, Jennifer Ward from MINOR DETAILS, and Jan Eleni from Jan Eleni Interiors. Pick up some fun ideas and things to try in your kids’ room today!
Cookie magazine, parenting, kids rooms, Kiera Coffee, editor, Adam Weintraub, Mishi Hosono, KOKO Architecture, architect, Jennifer Ward, MINOR DETAILS, Designer, interior design, Jan Eleni, Jan Eleni Interiors, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Business of Design 2008


A morning panel moderated by Bruce Nussbaum of BusinessWeek discusses community and co-creation. This panel will explore what happens when consumers become producers and ask what impact this shift will have on the future global success of corporations. Panelists: Bob Greenberg, R/GA Marissa Mayer, Google, Inc. Amy Radin, Citi
Business of Design, 2008, community, co-creation, consumers, producers, Bruce Nussbaum, Business Week, Bob Greenberg, R/GA, Marissa Mayer, Google, Amy Radin, Citi, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Crossing Boundaries - The Transmission of Rococo


During its first wave of influence, the sinuous and sensuous curves of rococo rapidly spread across France, Holland, and Germany,developing a unique personality in each location. Cooper-Hewitt invites curators Henry Hawley, Reinier Baarsen, and Wolfram Koeppe to a panel discussion that examines the diaspora of rococo during the eighteenth century, and the regional differences in its expression.
Crossing Boundaries, rococo, transmission, France, Holland, Germany, Henry Hawley, Reinier Baarsen, Wolfram Koeppe, curator, diaspora, 18th century, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Design Du Jour, the End of the Plate? - Panel Discussion


Katsuya Fukushima (minibar, Washington, DC), Homaro Cantu (Moto, Chicago), and Grant Achatz and designer Martin Kastner (Alinea, Chicago) discuss experimentation and iconoclastic new ways of presenting food. Moderator: Darra Goldstein, co-curator, Feeding Desire
Design Du Jour, Grant Achatz, chef, Alinea, Chicago, Katsuya Fukushima, Minibar, Washington DC, Homaru Cantu, Moto, Martin Kastner, Designer, Darra Goldstein, Feeding Desire, food presentation, experimentation, alternatives, iconoclast, panel, talk, long, public program

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