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Cooper-Hewitt: Fashioning Felt


Fashioning Felt on view Mar 6 through Sept 7, 2009 at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. This exhibition explores the varied new uses of felt in a range of fields, including product design, fashion, architecture, and home furnishings.
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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
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Cooper-Hewitt: Design for Humans


Join the Cooper-Hewitt for a conversation on user-centered design with National Design Award Winners and Finalists who have been recognized for their contribution to the field of Product Design. Moderated by Jesse Ashlock, former Editor-in-Chief of I.D. Magazine. A pioneer of ergonomic design, Niels Diffrient is driven by the need to improve the way existing products work. For Diffrient, the key to human factors, is getting enough data so you really understand whats happening with the body, mind, social context. You let the user drive design.
Sigi Moeslinger, Antenna Design, Niels Diffrient, Dan Formosa, Smart USA, 2010, Jesse Ashlock, I.D. Magazine, product, Ergonomic, panel, talk, long, public program

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.
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Cooper-Hewitt: Cloak and Dagger - Design Espionage


In past centuries sample books served to record patterns and motifs used in decorative arts and were carefully guarded by manufacturers against espionage attempts from competitors. In this panel, held in conjunction with Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product. Cooper-Hewitt invites you to join intellectual property lawyer Harley Lewin, and Susan Posen, CEO of Zac Posen, in a conversation with Eric Wilson of The New York Times on how designers strive to protect their work in a knock-off culture.
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Behind the Scenes of Multiple Choice: from Sample to Product


Exhibitions are hard work. At Cooper-Hewitt they are planned years in advance and involve several departments cooperating towards a common goal of creating the best exhibition possible
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Graphic Design as Consumer Product


One of the themes looked at in the Triennial is the rise of graphic design as a consumer product. It used to be that graphic design was strictly a business-to-business service.
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The Craft of Manufacturing


On April 19, Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey spoke here at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum about their work as owners of the legendary California pottery maker Heath, founded by Edith Heath in the mid-1940s. Their presentation had everyone thinking about the role of craft in manufacturing.
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