recent acquisitions

The Wonders of Thread: A Gift of Textiles from the Collection of Elizabeth Gordon


textiles, textile design, permanent collection, recent acquisitions, 20th century, Elizabeth Gordon

Recent Acquisitions by the Cooper Union Museum: A Picture Book in Honor of Calvin S. Hathaway


decorative arts, decorative objects, recent acquisitions, permanent collection, survey, Calvin S. Hathaway

Recent Acquisitions: Textile Selection


Featured objects include Monuments of Indiana designed by American Paul Riba, and contemporary screen-printed fabrics by the Swiss firm Création Baumann.
recent acquisitions, textiles, textile design, textile printing, permanent collection, exhibitions

Collecting A to Z: Recent Acquisitions


An alphabetically-arranged exhibition of recent acquisitions. "A is for Architecture" features three studies by architect Aldo Rossi for Euro Disney. "H is for Humor" includes industrial designer Constantin Boym’s Mona Lisa clock. “U is for Universal Design” showcases kitchen tools designed by the New York firm, Smart Design. 
recent acquisitions, permanent collection, textiles, Industrial Design, product design, Architecture, furniture, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349787

Choices: Recent Acquisitions


These recent acquisitions demonstrate the importance of design in everyday life. Teapots and chairs are on display, along with a group of drawings for the Central Park Zoo, an early-19th-century French textile depicting the “Monuments of Paris,” and late-20th century posters by Japanese graphic designer Ikko Tanaka.
stoneware, housewares, furniture, textiles, graphic design, recent acquisitions, permanent collection, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349869

Looking Forward/Looking Back: Recent Acquisitions in 20th and 21st Century Design


Looking Forward/Looking Back will display objects from the past 100 years that were acquired in order to expand the breadth of the collection and augment the Museum’s contemporary holdings. The exhibition will feature significant works by renowned 20th century designers, including Paul Frankl, René Herbst, Herbert Matter and Philippe Starck.
Looking Forward/Looking Back, exhibitions, permanent collection, 20th century, furniture design, textile design, graphic design, recent acquisitions, ch:exhibition=35350945

Curators Select: Recent Acquisitions, 2003–2008


This exhibition will feature recent acquisitions to all four of the museum's collecting departments: Product Design and Decorative Arts; Drawings, Prints and Graphic Design; Textiles; and Wallcoverings.
curators select, recent acquisitions, permanent collection, exhibitions, product design, decorative arts, drawings, prints, graphic design, textiles, wallcoverings, ch:exhibition=35350961

New & Notable Books for June, 2011


The Cooper Hewitt National Design Library, a branch of Smithsonian Institution Libraries, is the major resource in the United States for books, trade catalogs, serials, pictures, and archival material covering design and decorative art from the Renaissance to the present. Students, artists and designers, writers, researchers from auction houses, preservation and historical societies, conservators, collectors, and museum professionals come and use our library to research and document design and decorative arts- and everyone is welcome.
National Design Library, New York, books, recent acquisitions, new and notable, June, 2011

Typography: Digital Fonts


Have you ever considered how many fonts there are in the font menu on your computer?
typography, digital, fonts, graphic design, choice, advertising, technology, variety, variations, installation, recent acquisitions, digital typography

Typography: Digital Fonts


Have you ever considered how many fonts there are in the font menu on your computer? 
typography, digital, fonts, graphic design, choice, advertising, technology, variety, variations, installation, recent acquisitions, digital typography

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