Videos

Andrew Revkin

Wednesday October 24, 2012

Join Andrew Revkin, professor, author, and creator of the New York Times Dot Earth blog on climate change and sustainable living, to explore contemporary trends in collaborative communication and design and how they can be used to shape a sustainable human journey. How can nurturing the 'knowosphere' increase public awareness of an increasingly human-dominated planet and foster constructive discussion and action?

Cooper-Hewitt Design Center, ecological, green design, talks

The 21st-century Design Library

Tuesday October 23, 2012

A conversation about libraries in the 21st century. This event was held in Cooper-Hewitt's newly renovated National Design Library. Features Gary E. Strong, University Librarian, UCLA, and Stephen H. Van Dyk, Head of the Art Division, Smithsonian Libraries. Moderated by Nancy E. Gwinn, Director, Smithsonian Libraries.

library, technology, design, cooper-hewitt, smithsonian, panel, talks

2012 National Design Awards Gala: Part 1

Thursday October 18, 2012

The National Design Awards are bestowed at a gala benefit dinner and awards ceremony in New York City each fall. This year's festivities will be held at the spectacular Pier Sixty on the Hudson River on the evening of Wednesday, October 17. This year's vice-chairs are Beth Comstock, Aaron Dignan, Paul Herzan, Madeleine Rudin Johnson, Fern Mallis, Todd Oldham, and Judy Francis Zankel.

Cooper-Hewitt Design Center, National Design Award, gala

2012 National Design Awards Gala: Part 2

Wednesday October 17, 2012

The National Design Awards are bestowed at a gala benefit dinner and awards ceremony in New York City each fall. This year's festivities will be held at the spectacular Pier Sixty on the Hudson River on the evening of Wednesday, October 17. This year's vice-chairs are Beth Comstock, Aaron Dignan, Paul Herzan, Madeleine Rudin Johnson, Fern Mallis, Todd Oldham, and Judy Francis Zankel.

National Design Award, gala, Jury Panel

Tim Gunn's Keynote at the Teen Design Fair

Tuesday October 16, 2012

Tim Gunn speaks about design and answers real questions from teens. Webcasting live from New York City.

The Teen Design Fair is a special opportunity for teens who want to learn about design careers from National Design Award winners and others working at the top fields in fashion, interaction, communications, architecture, and more.

Teen Design Fair, Tim Gunn, fashion

2012 National Design Awards Winners' Panel

Monday October 15, 2012

2012 National Design Award winners share their inspiration and drive as designers in a panel discussion moderated by Richard Saul Wurman (Lifetime Achievement).

Panelists:
Janine Benyus (Design Mind)
Thom Browne (Fashion Design)
Rebeca Méndez (Communication Design)
Scott Wilson (Product Design)

 

National Design Award, panel

Bill Moggridge 1943-2012

Sunday September 09, 2012

A tribute to esteemed museum director Bill Moggridge, who passed away on September 8, 2012 following a battle with cancer. Hear about his pioneering work and influence in the field of design from Tim Brown and David Kelley of IDEO, Bernie Roth of Stanford University and Caroline Baumann and Cara McCarty of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Bill Moggridge, in memoriam

Graphic Design- The Final Hours

Saturday September 01, 2012

During the final weekend of the exhibition "Graphic Design—Now In Production" on Governors Island, come talk with some of the field's leading practitioners about life, death, and visual communications. Hear about how new and old media are changing how designers work; commiserate on the loss of some of the world's greatest logotypes; and celebrate the birth of new design methods and talents.

Graphic Design: Now in Production, panel, Exhibition, Governors Island

America's Most Wanted Eco Graphics

Saturday August 25, 2012

Be a part of history as Ed Morris, the co-author of Green Patriot Posters, leads a team of designers, thinkers, environmentalists and audience participants in creating America's Most-Wanted Eco-Poster in real time! The team will have two hours to come up with the design. In designing the poster Morris will also be leading the team through a discussion of the history of environmental and activist imagery, the current state of the environmental movement and the efficacy of art and design. The working process will be projected on a screen for all to see.

posters, green design, graphic design, environmental design

Curator's Tour of Graphic Design—Now in Production

Monday August 13, 2012

In this ten-minute gallery tour, curator Ellen Lupton talks about indie publishing, typographic spectacle, non-normative software use, and design as fiction. The exhibition explores some of the most vibrant sectors and genres of graphic design from 2000 to the present.

Last day to catch this exhibition is September 3rd, 2012.

process, Ellen Lupton, Andrew Blauvelt, curators, Graphic Design Now in Production, Exhibition, sosolimited, graphic design, Walker Art Center, lust, installation, museum, gallery tour, walkthrough, Governors Island, empty words, poster system, makeready, facestate, metahaven, best made products

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