Member Benefits & Design Discounts


Design Discounts

Members receive special discounts at a select design establishments and publications. New discounts are yours when you present your valid Membership card.

Design Resources

SHOP Cooper Hewitt offers products by a range of designers including limited editions, jewelry, accessories, tableware, glassware, and a wide selection of books on design, including many rare and hard to find titles. Save 10% in-store and online.

Material ConneXion is the leading global platform for innovative material solutions. Receive 10% off membership to the Materials Library and Online Database, the largest resource for advanced materials in the world.


Rates apply to mailing addresses in the United States only. Contact the Membership Office for the discount code at 212.849.8349 or

The Magazine Antiques
A guide to buying, selling, and collecting antiques.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $24.95

Art + Auction
Premier source for international art collectors, featuring auction previews and reviews, art fairs, trends, and collecting advice.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $70.00

Art in America
Cataloguing the changing art world from contemporary to classical.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $24.95

Cutting-edge criticism and reviews of international contemporary art.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $39.00

Trends and events in the art world, including art market updates.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $32.95

Art Papers
Art Papers is about Contemporary Art and all it has been about for thirty-seven years—stubbornly, unpredictably, yet reliably. Recognized as the independent magazine that covers all regions of the USA, Art Papers asserts a unique global perspective on what shapes art now. Art Papers is the essential guide to Contemporary Art.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $30.00

Covering art and culture topics, from high theory to pop sensibilities.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $28.00

International innovations in home and product design.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $12.00

Offering cutting-edge designer viewpoints and decorating tips.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $10.00 (10 issues)

Contemporary art criticism, reviews, and interviews.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: 10% discount

Gallery Guide
Gallery information, locations, openings, and past and current exhibitions.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $20.00

Interior Design
The business and aesthetics of the latest in interior design.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: 12 issues for $17.95, 24 issues for $27.95, and 36 issues for $37.95

A pop culture mélange of celebrities, music, and fashion.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $9.97

What’s next, what’s new, what matters in architecture and design.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $23.96 (11 print issues) / $19.95 (11 digital issues)

Modern Painters
International source on contemporary art and culture featuring original editorial that sparks insight and creativity.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $30.00

Ornament Magazine displays the richness and diversity of the art and craft of wearable art in a stunning visual display of creative work. The only international magazine covering all aspects of personal adornment, Ornament provides a wealth of information on contemporary, ethnographic and ancient jewelry, clothing, beads, and costume.
Both print and digital versions for one year (5 issues)
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $25.00

Smithsonian Magazine
Historical and contemporary trends in politics, science, and art.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $18.00

Surface Magazine
Surface is the definitive American voice of the contemporary luxury and design world. Surface provides a rich editorial resource to discover leading talents from the worlds of fashion, architecture, furniture, interiors, technology, and transport. From rising stars to established tastemakers, Surface encapsulates the leading edge of style in all it’s forms.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $30.00 for 10 issues

Town & Country
America’s premier lifestyle magazine.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $10.00

Luxury design for those with a discerning eye and a passion for living well.
Cooper Hewitt Member Rate: $15.00


Ciao Bella Café
27 East 92nd Street
Premier producer of high-end handmade gelato and sorbets. Indulge and receive a 10% discount.

Columbus Avenue Wines & Spirits
730 Columbus Avenue
Enjoy 25% off on any twelve still (non-sparkling wines) in inventory and save 10% on any spirit purchase when you show a Cooper Hewitt membership card. Offers do not apply to sparkling wines.

Celebrate any occasion – or any day – with an FTD floral arrangement at a 20% discount.

Hotel Wales
1295 Madison Avenue
Receive preferred rates and save up to 15% at this elegant boutique hotel situated in Carnegie Hill where rates include 24-hour coffee and tea service. Members also enjoy $2.00 off any drink at the Carnegie View Bar Thursday and Friday nights from 6:00-10:00 p.m.

Lido Harlem
2168 Frederick Douglass Blvd at 117th St. (Near Cooper Hewitt Design Center)
Executive chef Serena Bass does simple, modern, delicious Italian food in an elegant, relaxed setting. Take 10% off lunch on Monday through Friday, and off dinner Monday through Thursday.

Loft Opticians
1106 Lexington Avenue between 77th and 78th Streets
A small neighborhood store with a great selection and service to match. Save 10% off any purchase.

New York Yoga/New York Hot Yoga
1629 York Avenue at 86th Street/132 East 85th Street at Lexington
Over 100 classes a week-vinyasa, hot yoga, gentle and restorative-come visit your neighborhood yoga studio. 10% off regular memberships for new students only.

Morgenthal Frederics
Locations at 944 Madison Avenue and
699 Madison Avenue
For over 25 years, Morgenthal Frederics has been creating legendary designs for the most recognizable faces in the world. The company focuses on ultra high-end optical eyewear and sunglasses for those who covet classic American design and appreciate superlative quality. Receive a 10% discount.

1281 Madison Avenue; 1232 Third Avenue
Luxury shopping destination for women of distinct taste for understated luxury and contemporary design. Receive 15% off all full-priced merchandise. Offer valid in-store only!

Paola’s Restaurant
1295 Madison Avenue
Paola’s Restaurant is a welcoming home for Italian cuisine and the classic dishes of Rome. Enjoy 10% off the lunch menu. Not valid on weekend brunch.

Richard’s Interior Design
1390 Lexington Avenue
Interior design services and items, including furnishings, wall coverings, fabrics, and draperies. Receive a 10% discount on merchandise, excluding sale items and previous orders.

Sarabeth’s East
1295 Madison Avenue
Started in 1981 as a bakery, Sarabeth’s now offers a popular array of breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Enjoy a 10% discount.

Urban Athletics
1291 Madison Avenue at 92nd Street
New in 2012! Urban Athletics carries the finest, most stylish brands in technical apparel and footwear for running and fitness. Save 10% on all full priced footwear and apparel.

Vintage Grape
1479 Third Avenue
Enjoy 25% off on any twelve still (non-sparkling wines) in inventory and save 10% on any spirit purchase when you show a Cooper Hewitt membership card. Offers do not apply to sparkling wines.

Cooper Hewitt Members and Friends save 10% on purchases at AOC Fine Wines, an online retailer specializing in artisanal wines, with a network of small wine boutiques in Westchester, Fairfield, and at Nancy’s Wines for Food in Manhattan’s Upper West Side (313 Columbus Ave., between 74-75 St.). Plus, AOC will make a donation to the Museum valued at 10% of the sale. Discover local wine from around the world and help support Cooper Hewitt! Use code cooperhewitt to save 10% when you place an order at, or mention Cooper Hewitt at one of the stores. Visit for store locations.