National Design Awards

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Announces New Trophy for the 2011 National Design Awards

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

A new trophy will be introduced at the 2011 National Design Awards Gala Oct. 20 at Pier Sixty in New York. Created by The Corning Museum of Glass in collaboration with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the trophy features a new take on the original twisted asterisk form, designed in 2000 by William Drenttel and Jessica Helfand.

Cooper-Hewitt to Host Sixth Annual National Design Week Oct. 15-23

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will host its sixth annual National Design Week from Oct. 15 through Oct. 23. The museum will offer a series of public programs and a range of online resources for students, teachers, design professionals and the general public to celebrate the important role that design plays in all aspects of daily life.

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the National Design Awards with White House Ceremony and Luncheon

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum today announced First Lady Michelle Obama will celebrate the 2011 National Design Awards Tuesday, Sept. 13, with a White House ceremony for the winners and finalists of the awards. In support of the First Lady’s emphasis on education and outreach to the Washington, D.C. community, the award winners will participate in an education program for local high school students before the luncheon. First Lady Michelle Obama serves as the honorary patron for this year’s National Design Awards.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Announces Winners and Finalists of the 12th Annual National Design Awards

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 12th annual National Design Awards program. Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners and finalists of the 2011 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence across a variety of disciplines. The award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner Thursday, Oct. 20, at Pier Sixty in New York.

The Braille Alphabet Bracelet Wins the 2010 People’s Design Award

Friday, October 15, 2010

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presented its fifth People’s Design Award to the Braille Alphabet Bracelet Thursday, Oct. 14, at its 11th annual National Design Awards gala in New York. White House Deputy Social Secretary Ebs Burnough and fashion designer Cynthia Rowley announced the winning design and presented the award to Leslie Ligon, designer of At First Sight Braille Jewelry.

First Lady Michelle Obama Celebrates the National Design Awards with White House Ceremony and Luncheon

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum today announced First Lady Michelle Obama will celebrate the 2010 National Design Awards Wednesday, July 21, with a White House ceremony for the winners and finalists of the awards. In support of the First Lady’s emphasis on arts education, prior to the luncheon, the award winners will participate in an education program for high school students in Washington, D.C. First Lady Michelle Obama serves as the honorary patron for this year’s National Design Awards.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Announces Winners and Finalists of the 11th Annual National Design Awards

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 11th annual National Design Awards program, now in its second decade. Today, Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge announced the winners and finalists of the 2010 National Design Awards, which recognize excellence across a variety of disciplines. The Award recipients will be honored at a gala dinner Thursday, Oct. 14, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. First Lady Michelle Obama serves as the Honorary Patron for this year’s National Design Awards.

Trek Lime Bike Wins the 2009 People’s Design Award

Friday, October 23, 2009

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum presented its fourth People’s Design Award to the Trek Lime bicycle Thursday, Oct. 22, at its 10th annual National Design Awards gala in New York. Tyler Florence, host of Food Network’s “Tyler’s Ultimate,” announced the winning design and presented the award to Hans Eckholm, senior industrial designer for Trek Bicycles.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Celebrates Winners and Finalists of the 10th Annual National Design Awards

Monday, September 21, 2009

The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will celebrate outstanding achievement in design this fall with its 10th annual National Design Awards gala dinner Oct. 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. The winners and finalists were first announced April 30 and honored at a White House luncheon July 24.

Cooper-Hewitt Announces Fourth Annual National Design Week

Monday, September 21, 2009

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum will host its fourth annual National Design Week from Oct. 18 through Oct. 24. The museum will offer free museum admission, sponsored by Target, along with a series of public programs and a range of online resources for students, teachers, design professionals and the general public to celebrate the important role that design plays in all aspects of daily life.

 

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