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DesignPrep: Jell-O Mold Competition

Wednesday June 20, 2012Student teams work with designers to develop and create molds using traditional techniques and 3-D printing technology to enter into the third annual Jell-O Mold Competition scheduled for June 25, 2011. Workshop sessions are hosted at Cooper-Hewitt, Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, and Smart Design. 3D printing materials at Eyebeam were generously provided by Stratasys.designprep, youth, high school, jell-o, jello, jell-o mold, jell-o design competition, eyebeam, Smart Design

Set in Style :15 TV Spot

Wednesday June 20, 2012Set in Style, Van Cleef & Arpels, Exhibition, TV spot, jewelry

Target Design K12: Sign up Today!

Wednesday June 20, 2012Target Design K12: Design In The Classroom is a unique, FREE program for K-12 teachers in New York City. The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will come to you for a 45 minute session that's adaptable to any subject area. A special focus on teamwork, brainstorming and problem-solving through design thinking will equip your students with new tools for taking on challenges across subjects.target, Design in the Classroom, k12, K-12, free program, educators, NYC, class, kids, design thinking

Ready, Set, Design!

Wednesday June 20, 2012Ready, Set, Design is one of our favorite educational activities here at Cooper-Hewitt. We use it as a way to introduce the concepts behind "design thinking" to all kinds of groups-- from kindergartners to professional designers to museum trustees. It's very adaptable, and lots of fun! Watch this video to learn how you can use Ready, Set, Design for your group! Find the accompanying PDF on Ready, Set, Design here: http://cdn.cooperhewitt.org/2011/09/02/Ready%20Set%20Design%20vX.pdfdesign activity, design education, design thinking, brown bag challenge, kids, educators, fun, Inna Alesina, inventomania challenge

2011 D.C. Teen Design Fair

Wednesday June 20, 2012Now in it's second year, the Teen Design Fair is one of the best new parts of the National Design Awards. Held annually in Washington, D.C. and in New York City, The Fair invites hundreds of local teens to learn about careers from a diverse array of design professionals. Design colleges from around the country are also on hand to provide admissions and financial aid information. Teens have the opportunity to meet Tim Gunn and top designers from the worlds of fashion, industrial design, architecture, interaction, and communicationTeen Design Fair, 2011, Washington DC, National Design Awards, career fair, Tim Gunn

Babajob.com_CITIES exhibition

Tuesday June 19, 20122011. Created by Jaaga Media Center; produced by Babajob Services; directed by Clemence Barret and Archana Prasad; animated by Hannes Wagner. Courtesy of Babajob Services. Informal workers often find jobs through people they know, just as employers look to their social networks to find informal workers. Babajob.com, a social networking service, connects impoverished job seekers with employers and expands the reach of both jobs and job seekers, in many ways mimicking the network through which Indians find and fill jobs.Design for the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, Babajob, job seeking, informal workforce, informal workers, India, social network, social networking

M-PESA Money-transfer System_CITIES exhibition

Tuesday June 19, 20122009. Editor: Red Sky Advertising Agency. Courtesy of Safaricom. Urban workers traditionally sent money home to their villages by post or courier or delivered it themselves. M-PESA (M stands for mobile, and pesa means "money" in Swahili) allows users—over thirteen million users in three and a half years—to send and receive money securely with a simple text message on their mobile phones.Design for the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, M-PESA, money transfer system, money transfer, remittances, mobile banking, Kenya

National Design Awards: The Trophy Story

Tuesday June 19, 2012This video tells the design story behind the elegant and ever-evolving National Design Awards trophy, which has been awarded in all its iterations to hundreds of renowned designers since the program's inception in 2000. Music by Benjamin Bernstein.National Design Awards Trophy, National Design Awards, nda, Winterhouse, Asterisk, Smart Design, Corning Museum of Glass

2011 NYC Teen Design Fair

Tuesday June 19, 2012Watch Teen Design Fair NYC, the kick-off event of National Design Week. Held annually in Washington, D.C. and in New York City, The Fair invites hundreds of local teens to learn about careers from a diverse array of design professionals. Design colleges from around the country are also on hand to provide admissions and financial aid information. Teens have the opportunity to meet Tim Gunn and top designers from the worlds of fashion, industrial design, architecture, interaction, and communication.Teen Design Fair, 2011, NYC, National Design Week, career fair, Tim Gunn, event, long, public program

Winners' Panel

Tuesday June 19, 2012Live webcast of the National Design Awards Winners' Panel, part of National Design Week 2011.National Design Awards, 2011, nda, Winners Panel, webcast, panel, panel discussion, long, public program

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