Design by Hand

An annual week of events celebrating the role of the human hand in design.

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10/24
Monday
Mon. October 24, 2016
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Join us for a discussion with Hubert Barrère, Art Director of Maison Lesage, the venerable French embroidery company. For nearly a century, Maison Lesage has created extraordinary embroidered designs for Elsa Schiaparelli, Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior, and many other revered designers. In 2002, Chanel acquired Maison Lesage to ensure that the treasured tradition of French hand... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian National Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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10/25
Tuesday
Tue. October 25, 2016
10:30am to 12:30pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Open to college students... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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10/25
Tuesday
Tue. October 25, 2016
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Open to NYC high... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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10/26
Wednesday
Wed. October 26, 2016
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Founded in 1924 and a part of Chanel’s Métiers d’art since 2002, Maison Lesage creates opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skill. In this special family workshop, children ages 7–12 and guardian will learn about the traditional methods of Maison Lesage and work alongside Cooper Hewitt educators to create an embroidery sampler... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 E 91st Street
New York, NY 10128
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10/26
Wednesday
Wed. October 26, 2016
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Since 1924, Maison Lesage has created opulent embroidery requiring countless hours of work and exceptional skills for haute couture fashion houses, prêt-à-porter designers, and accessories manufacturers. In this workshop, participants will learn the traditional methods of Maison Lesage designers and will create their own embroidery based on Maison Lesage’s classical designs. Ages 18 and up.... .
Event Address:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY 10128