prototypes

Solos: FutureShack


In the second installment of the Solos exhibition series, Cooper-Hewitt presents Australian architect Sean Godsell’s architectural prototype FutureShack, a low-cost, mobile housing project which addresses the shelter needs of refugees and displaced or homeless persons around the world.
Solos, FutureShack, Sean Godsell, exhibitions, prototypes, Architecture, mobile housing, shelter

Solos: New Design from Israel


Solos: New Design from Israel is the third installment in Cooper-Hewitt’s Solos series and the first museum exhibition of contemporary Israeli design in the United States. 
Solos, New Design from Israel, exhibitions, Israel, product design, furniture design, decorative arts, prototypes

Provoking Magic: Lighting of Ingo Maurer


This retrospective of the celebrated lighting designer Ingo Maurer will offer a comprehensive overview of his nearly four decades of work.
Provoking Magic, Ingo Maurer, lighting design, exhibitions, prototypes, Installations
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Monday Enhancement: Disappearing Hardware


Lots of designers are using video simulations or video prototypes to develop ideas that aren't yet possible. Some of the most fun ideas imagine a digital world in which our hardware devices shrink, dissolve, or vanish altogether.
video, simulations, prototypes, futuristic, immersive, physical, virtual, data, Display, technology, hardware, devices, blocks, animation, Keiichi Matsuda, Julia Tsao

CityRacks Competition


Last spring, the New York City Department of Transportation, in partnership with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, requested proposals for functional, innovative bike rack designs that would raise the profile of cycling as both a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation in New York City.
CityRack, New York City, NYC, Department of Transportation, DOT, partnership, proposals, bike rack, bicycle, cycling, transportation, entries, finalists, prototypes, Display, lesson plans, classroom, education, Educator Resource Center, ERC, wordpress, blog