To mark the occasion of Cooper Hewitt’s reopening, and virtual and physical renovation, the museum is publishing an expansive book based on its unparalleled collection, which consists of more than 210,000 objects from all over the world, spanning 30 centuries. Designed by Irma Boom, and a wonderful design object in itself at over 900 pages,...
From the earliest times to the present, tools have been at the frontier of design, demonstrating how technology and culture are inextricably linked.
From user research to hacking, open source to maker culture, Beautiful Users explores the changing relationship between designers and users.
A poignant and witty meditation on the importance of both quotidian and unusual objects.
The story of the building that Cooper Hewitt calls home.
Maira Kalman’s joyfully illustrated romp through the treasures of Cooper Hewitt’s design collection