Teens

Cooper-Hewitt: 2008 Teen Design Fair with Tim Gunn


Tim Gunn addresses New York City students on preparing for a career in design.
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DesignPrep: Teen Programs at Cooper-Hewitt


DesignPrep is a series of FREE programs, including workshops, studio and college visits, that focuses on all design disciplines from fashion and architecture to product design. DesignPrep participants also have the opportunity to take part in programs offered through the Hive Learning Network. Various DesignPrep programs are offered throughout the year—check out videos from previous workshops to see the type of experiences offered.
youth, Teens, free, high school, fashion design, interior design, Architecture, product design, graphic design, portfolio, college, studio visits, design, Hive

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

2012 Scholars Program


Cooper-Hewitt’s DesignPrep is a series of free design-education programs that introduces New York City high-school students to collegiate and career opportunities in design. Participating students attend design workshops with professional designers, visit design colleges as well as designers’ studios, and engage in professional development.
designprep, Scholars Program, 2012, high school students, Teens, youth, New York City, NYC, career opportunities

Teens Create Socially Responsible Campaigns


One of the exciting aspects of Design with the Other 90%: Cities is the ability to connect the international themes of the exhibition to a New York setting. In our second DesignPrep workshop held at the United Nations, teens examined key issues highlighted in the exhibition.
designprep, program, Teens, youth, Workshop, United Nations, New York City, NYC, social, responsibility, issues, international, campaigns, iPad, teamwork, proposals, John Emerson

Preparing for Art and Design Colleges


New York City teens joined the DesignPrep program this fall for a series of school visits to local art and design colleges. DesignPrep introduces teens to colleges and career opportunities in design.
designprep, program, Teens, youth, New York City, NYC, school tours, design colleges, Fashion Institute of Technology, FIT, Cooper Union

Teens Upcycle Innovative Garments


Design with the Other 90%: CITIES, currently on view at the United Nations Visitors Center in New York, features projects, proposals, and solutions that address complex issues arising in emerging and developing economies. DesignPrep teens participated in a multi-session workshop led by designer Trudy Miller. Inspired by the CITIES exhibition
designprep, Teens, youth, Design with the Other 90%: Cities, Exhibition, Workshop, Trudy Miller, upcycle, garments, innovative, techniques, traditional, modern

2nd Annual DC Teen Design Fair


Hundreds of Washington, DC high-school students gathered at the Kogod Courtyard of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery to participate in one of the biggest teen design events of the year.
Teen Design Fair, Teens, youth, Washington DC, DC, fair, career fair, career opportunities, First Lady, Michelle Obama

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

Unexpected Design


Teens from around the city joined us for a two-day product-design workshop led by instructor Julia Chiang. It was an unexpected design medium for sure – candy!
Julia Chiang, artist, sculptor, ring pops, candy, Papabubble, Workshop, product design, product-design, Teens, youth, high school, high-school, students

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