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2010 D.C. Teen Design Fair


Washington DC teens gathered at the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Renwick Gallery to learn about education and careers in design from the National Design Awards winners, finalists and jurors. These professionals are working in the fields of fashion, industrial design, architecture, multimedia, and graphic design. Tim Gunn and Cooper-Hewitt's Director of Education Caroline Payson lead a discussion with the audience.  
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Bringing Graphic Design to the Classroom: Workshop with Curator Ellen Lupton


This free program was for high school teachers interested in entering student work into the Department of Education's annual Cover Design Competition.
Ellen Lupton, MICA, education, Department of Education, DOE, NYC DOE, visual arts, classroom, students, graphic design, pedagogy, teaching, techniques, Caroline Payson, Allison Dunn, Karen Rosner, talk, long, public program

DesignPrep: Makerbot Workshops


Cooper-Hewitt is launching a series of FREE workshops for NYC teens on building, programming, and prototyping with the Makerbot 3D printer. Participants will learn how to assemble, program, and print their designs on the Makerbot 3-D printer. They'll learn about hardware, software, and 3D modeling software like Google Sketchup and Blender. This is a huge opportunity for kids to geek out on the cutting edge of technology and bond with the Makerbot developers--the hippest, funnest nerds in the country.
designprep, Teens, youth, high school, students, NYC, New York City, education, design education, Makerbot, robotics, 3D, printer, printing, Mike Kelberman, Matt Griffin, Workshop, free, hands-on, product design, prototype, prototyping, engineering, programming, coding

DesignPrep: From Design to Movement


NYC teens worked alongside master jewelry designers from Van Cleef & Arpels as they try their hand at jewelry design here at Cooper-Hewitt in this exciting hands-on program. The exacting labor of creating a maquette, first in wax and then in pewter, is an important part of the jewelry design process. In this video, the Van Cleef & Arpels creative team works with our teens to create and critique their own jewelry designs.
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Doodle 4 Google: What I Wish for the World


Doodle 4 Google: What I Wish for the World presents 39 designs selected among tens of thousands of entries submitted by K–12 students from all 50 states in Google's annual "Doodle 4 Google" design competition. Inspired by the theme "What I Wish for the World," children from across the United States were challenged to think like designers and utilize Google's iconic logo as a springboard to convey their message. The submissions represent a vast array of wishes, from environmental conservation to improvements in housing, health, and education.
doodle 4 google, exhibitions, K-12, students, logo design, Communication Design

Design Ignites Change Award Winners


Design Ignites Change, an initiative of Worldstudio, promotes and encourages talented high-school and college students across the country to use design thinking and innovation to develop actual projects that will benefit their own communities while giving them a voice on important social issues.
Design Ignites Change, award, winners, students, youth, Teens, social impact, projects, community

Target: Design in the Classroom


Target: Design in the Classroom is an innovative new program that brings Cooper-Hewitt, to NYC schools. This video shows a kids-eye-view into a full day of design workshops at P.S. 124 in South Ozone, Queens.
Design in the Classroom, target, education, program, Workshop, school-age, K-12, k12, students, New York City, NYC

Attention all NYC teachers!


We're proud to announce an innovative new program, Target® Design K-12: Design in the Classroom. This FREE design-based workshop comes to your classroom, and all K-12 teachers in New York City are eligible. The 45-minute session focuses on teamwork, brainstorming, and problem-solving.
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Students Aim “High” With Interaction Design Projects


High-school students in New York City are part of an ever increasing digital generation. They not only have an extensive knowledge about social media tools and technology— but also use it on a daily basis.
students, high school, hs, New York City, NYC, interaction, interactive, digital, Workshop, Katie Koch, Carmen Dukes, High Line

High School Students Visit the Glass House


Cooper-Hewitt Youth Programs students were in for an exciting excursion when they ventured outside the city to nearby New Canaan, Connecticut. They visited Philip Johnson’s Glass House and received a two-hour tour of the extensive campus.
high school, hs, students, Teens, Glass House, Philip Johnson, tour, visit, New Canaan, Architecture, architectural

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