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Cooper-Hewitt: 2008 National Design Awards - Jury Panel

Wednesday June 20, 2012Members of the 2008 National Design Awards jury discuss the selection process and reveal this year's winners and finalists. The Jury Panel brings together a diverse group of design leaders, including: Mark Robbins, Dean, School of Architecture, Syracuse University and Raquel Tudela, Global Creative Director, Bloomberg LPNational Design Awards, nda, 2008, Jury Panel, Mark Robbins, architect, Syracuse University, Raquel Tudela, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Summer Design Institute 2007 - When Traditional Approaches Fail

Wednesday June 20, 2012Dr. Paul Polak, founder of International Development Enterprises and D-Rev, explores when traditional approaches to alleviating poverty fail and how more affordable alternative solutions can succeed. Paul Polak, International Development Enterprises, IDE, D-Rev, alleviating poverty, traditional approaches, failure, alternatives, affordable, Summer Design Institute, talk, long

Sonia Delaunay and "The New Woman"

Wednesday June 20, 2012Dr. Sherry Buckberrough, Delaunay scholar and author of Sonia Delaunay: A Retrospective, will discuss Sonia Delaunay as a modern fashion and textile designer and a radical force in shaping the image of the Parisian "New Woman" of the 1920s. Buckberrough will illuminate how her designs emphatically deployed the look of modernity across two hemispheres." Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, fashion, textiles, Designer, paris, 1920s, retrospective, Sherry Buckberrough, simultane, simultaneity, Susan Brown, Matilda McQuaid, talk, long

Bill's Design Talks: Nonobject—A Radical New Approach to Design

Wednesday June 20, 2012Does form always follow function? Within the world of product design, only a few lone voices challenge this convention. Among this group of visionary individuals is Branko Lukic, Founder and Principal of Nonobject Studio. Lukic's design philosophy presents an entirely new way of developing and experiencing the world of objects and our relationship with them.Branko Lukic, Nonobject Studio, product design, nonobject, intuitive, intangible, product development, research, application, bills design talks, talk, long, public program

Bill's Design Talks: Jacqueline Novogratz

Wednesday June 20, 2012

As Acumen Fund's Founder and CEO, Jacqueline Novogratz developed the Fund's unique approach to using philanthropic capital to invest in scalable businesses that serve the poor. Her vision is that one day all human beings will have access to the critical goods and services they need—including affordable health, water, housing, energy, agricultural inputs, and services—so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full potential. Novogratz has led the Acumen Fund since its launch in 2001.

Jacqueline Novogratz, Acumen Fund, The Blue Sweater, developing world, access, philanthropy, bills design talks, talk, long, public program

Reflecting Personalities: Jewelry on the Famous and Its Impact on Design

Wednesday June 20, 2012Jewelry can help create a public persona, and in turn the wearer can help promote style. Something treasured, jewelry is rich with private symbolism for its recipients, givers, and owners. The jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels has been worn by Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, and many others in the public eye. Come hear a discussion of some of the key jewelry icons of the last 80 years and the behind-the-scenes stories gathered from archives, photos and designs.Set in Style, Exhibition, Van Cleef & Arpels, jewelry, design, sarah coffin, Ruth Peltason, Nicholas Luchsinger, celebrity, icon, Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, talk, long

Color Lives: A Conversation about Art, Life, and Fashion

Wednesday June 20, 2012Textiles serve as the most engaging and tactile vehicle for color and life. They wrap, protect, and define us, and tell stories of the maker, user, and culture in which they were woven. This lively conversation with fashion curator, Dilys Blum; artist, Sheila Hicks; and designer, Luca Missoni will cover topics related to current exhibitions and recent projects related to textiles, the influence of the fine arts on their textile making and thinking, and how textiles have been woven from each of their lives.Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, retrospective, fashion, textiles, paris, 1920s, influence, Dilys Blum, Sheila Hicks, Luca Missoni, Matilda McQuaid, panel, talk, long

DesignBoost NYC: David Gresham

Wednesday June 20, 2012DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.DesignBoost, 2011, conference, Design beyond Design, David Gresham, Material Connexion, consulting, materials, innovation, technology transfer, nasa, nike, adidas, chilewich, liquid metal, apple, screen, library, talk, long

DesignBoost NYC: Bill Moggridge

Wednesday June 20, 2012DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.DesignBoost, 2011, conference, Design beyond Design, Bill Moggridge, ira glass, jimmy wales, shinichi takemura, designing media, stories, crowds, teams, talk, long

DesignBoost NYC: Todd Bracher

Wednesday June 20, 2012DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference's theme, "Design Beyond Design" in this series of short talks.DesignBoost, 2011, conference, Design beyond Design, Todd Bracher, Designer, context, simplicity, georg jensen, talk, long

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