2011 National Design Awards Gala


The National Design Awards are bestowed each year at a gala benefit dinner and awards ceremony hosted by Cooper Hewitt. Hundreds of guests celebrated the 2015 National Design Awards at Pier Sixty in New York City on Thursday, October 15, 2015.

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2015 Gala Co-Chairs

Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
Scott and Erica Belsky
Beth Comstock
Vin and Erica Di Bona
Aaron Dignan
Tony Fadell
Milton Glaser
Alice Gottesman
Edward and Helen Hintz
Jon and Shigemi Iwata
Madeleine Rudin Johnson
Jon Kamen
David and Cindy Lubars
Barbara and Morton Mandel
Avi and Dorit Reichental
David Rockwell
Michael Ventura
Todd Waterbury
Judy Francis Zankel and Norman S. Benzaquen

2015 National Design Awards

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