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Design Life Now (Softcover)
Celebrating the most creative and forward thinking designs, trends, and future horizons across the many fields of design.
Frederic Church, Winslow Homer and Thomas Moran: Tourism and the American Landscape
Tourism and the American Landscape
Exploring the promotion of nature tourism in nineteenth-century America through Cooper-Hewitt's extraordinary collections of oil paintings, drawings, and watercolors by these artists.
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New Design from Israel
The first museum exhibition of contemporary Israeli design in the U.S., New Design from Israel covered approximately 25 works, including prototypes, experimental objects, and production pieces. Only 700 copies printed.
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Shock of the Old: Christopher Dresser’s Design Revolution
This book features more than 300 superb color photographs revealing Dresser's highly innovative ceramics, cast-iron garden furniture, and stark geometric silverplate tableware, along with previously unattributed designs for textiles, wallpaper, and glass.
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Inside Design Now: The National Design Triennial
A critical selection of work by eighty designers and firms operating at the most provocative level in design today.
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Design Life Now (Hardcover)
Celebrating the most creative and forward thinking designs, trends, and future horizons across the many fields of design.
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Skin: Surface, Substance and Design
Featuring the work of notable designers from Greg Lynn to Marcel Wanders, along with essays on artificial skin and digital surfaces, and a glossary of surface materials.
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Design is Not Art SC: Functional Objects from Donald Judd to Rachel Whiteread
Catalog for the groundbreaking exhibition of virtually unknown design works by some of the most significant Minimalist and post-Minimalist artists of the last fifty years, including Donald Judd, Scott Burton, Richard Tuttle, Dan Flavin, Sol Lewitt and Rachel Whiteread.
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Design for Life
Highlights from the Cooper Hewitt collection that demonstrate the universal urge to improve the quality of our lives.