Annual Report of Gifts

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Gifts received from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014

Cooper Hewitt appreciates the generous support of the following donors who believe in the potential of great design to improve our shared world.

$1,000,000 & Above
Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee
Alice Gottesman
Nancy A. Marks
Schwab Charitable Fund

$100,000-$999,999
Adobe Foundation
Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
Altman Foundation
BBDO NY
General Electric
The Hearst Foundations
Henry Luce Foundation
Enid and Lester Morse
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
Newell Rubbermaid
Procter & Gamble
Smithsonian Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education
The Studio in a School Association, Inc.
Target
Esme Usdan and James Snyder

$50,000–$99,999
Anonymous
3D Systems
Bloomberg
Design Within Reach
Deutsche Bank
Facebook
Alexandra and Paul Herzan
IBM
Barbara and Morton Mandel
Madeleine Rudin Johnson
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.
Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer
Smithsonian Institution, Research Equipment Pool
H. van Ameringen Foundation
Judy Francis Zankel

$25,000–$49,999
The Achelis and Bodman Foundations
Kathleen B. Allaire
Autodesk
Andy Berndt
Beth Comstock
Richard & Jean Coyne Family Foundation
Citi
Eric and Lisa Green
Etsy
Michael R. Francis
The Ambrose Monell Foundation
Google
Greif, Inc.
Drue Heinz Trust
John Hoke
IDEO
F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.
Claudia Kotchka
Constance and Harvey Krueger
David Lubars
Henry R. Muñoz III
Nike, Inc.
Office
Pepsico
Rockwell Group
Smithsonian Institution, Collections Care Initiative
Smithsonian Institution, Collections Information Systems Information Resources Management
Smithsonian Women’s Committee

$10,000–$24,999
Adobe Foundation
Andrea Cochran Landscape Architecture
Barneys New York
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, Inc./Scott Kaplan Belsky
Agnes Bourne
College of Arts and Architecture, Penn State
eBay
Kim and Al Eiber
Faith Popcorn’s BrainReserve
Chris Hacker
Hintz Family Fund
The JM Foundation
Margery and Edgar Masinter
Meredith Corporation
Caroline R. Milbank
Debbie Millman/Sterling Brands
Alan and Irene Natow
Pentagram
The Pinkerton Foundation
Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf
The Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiatives
TED
Madeline Weinrib

$2,500–$9,999
Gadi Amit
Anne Kreamer and Kurt Andersen
Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation
The Bank of New York Mellon
Beyer Blinder Belle
Sol W. & Hermina Cantor Foundation
Susan Fine
Cary J. Frieze
Furthermore: a Program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund
Gluckman Mayner Architects
Agnes Gund
Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hermanos
Hoch Charitable Trust
The Jaffe Family Foundation
Kikkerland Design, Inc.
The Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
George Kravis II
Landor Associates
Local Projects
John Maeda
Poses Family Foundation
Pratt Institute
Roman and Williams Buildings and Interiors
James Spindler
Alan & Katherine Stroock Fund
Studio Gang Architects
Laurel Touby
Maleyne M. Syracuse and Michael Trenner
Undercurrent
Michael Ventura
Wolf-Gordon

$1,000–$2,499
@radical.media
Acorn Hill Foundation Inc.
Aidlin Darling Design
Ammunition
Ralph Appelbaum
Artek
R. Ellen Avellino
Michelle Barakett
Priscilla Baumann
Joshua and Ginette Becker
Dr. Irwin R. Berman
George M. Beylerian
Sterling & Francine /Clark Art Institute
Sarah D. Coffin
Christopher Coleman
Maria Cornejo
C.C. Culver
Ronald A. DeSouza
Beth Dickstein
Winka Dubbeldam
W. Leslie Duffy
Ennead Architects, Tim Hartung + Susie Rodriguez
The Enterprise Foundation
Susan J. Fiester
Noelle Flood
FLOS USA Inc.
Gail E. Goldberg
Carolyn Gould
Steven Hall
Jefferson Y. Han
Karin Hibma
Hal and Barbra Higginbotham
Steven Holl
Joseph Holtzman
Margaret A. Honey
J & AR Foundation
Jonathan Rose Companies
Milton Kass
Celerie Kemble
Wendy Keys
Rachel Kohler
Tom Kundig
Alix M. Laager
Landscape Forms
Leon Levy Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Peter L. Malkin
Ellen Marchman
David Mayner
Mary-Anne Metrick
Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller
Lee F. Mindel
Minimal
Morphosis
MRB Foundation
Shirley and Thomas Mueller
Jennifer Murphy
NewDealDesign
Catherine Nierras
The Isabel O’Neil Studio Workshop
Karen A. Phillips
Barbara G. Pine
Monica Ponce de Leon
Michael Porter
Prospect Creek Foundation
Juergen Riehm, FAIA, 1100 Architect
Mindy Romero
Deedie and Rusty Rose
Nathan Owen Rosenberg
Ligne Roset
Calvin Roth
Rebecca L. Rozen
Margie Ruddick
James Samuel
Dr. Henry P. Godfrey and Ginger Schnaper
PennDesign
The School of Visual Arts
Ruth Lande Shuman
Smithsonian Institution, Research Opportunity Fund
Zesty Meyers and Evan Snyderman of R & Company
Steelcase North America
Sara Stracey
Lisa Strausfeld
Nora and David Tezanos
Suzanne Tick
The Times Square Alliance
Barbara Tober
Laura Walker
Catherine Walsh
Ransom Wilson
Wolff Olins
The Wolfsonian, Florida International University
Richard Saul Wurman

$500–$999
Anonymous
AIG Matching Grants Program
Joan Barenholtz
Madeleine Bennett
Marlene Bennett
Diane Carol Brandt
Glen Ellen Brown
Susan Chalom
Cary Cheifetz
Dale B. Cohen
Damon Crain
Barbara Deisroth
Benoist Drut
John and Andra Ehrenkranz
Carolyn Eisenhardt
Ryan D. Espinosa
ExxonMobil Foundation
Linda Fischbach
Suzanne Frye, M.D.
Alex Fung
Nina Gilson
Thomas Giroux
Joan Greenfield
Angela Hall
Isaac Heimbinder
Mr. Roger Horchow
Michelle Isaacson
Eva Jespersen
Florencia Jimenez-Marcos
Candace M. Jones
Daniel King and Marilyn Katz
Elizabeth Kujawski
Alice Lainer
Shari Lebowitz
Francine Lembo
Brenda Levin
Bozena A. Massey
Perry McCarty
Andrew McIntyre
Katherine Meeker-Cohen
Jim Mercier
Joy and Allan Nachman
Noreen Mary O’Grady
Max Pine
Suchitra S. Reddy
George P. Ververis, Jr. and Wynn W. Riley
Sascha Rockefeller
Cye E. and Rona Ross
Elizabeth Scheuer
Elizabeth Schmier
Joyce Schwartz
Harry W. Segalas
Felicia Shapiro
James Shoreland
Randall Ian Stempler
Robert A. M. Stern Architects, LLP
Margaret G. Stewart
Robert Wasko
George and Patti White
Jo-Ann H. Whitehorn
Nancy Allerston and Erich Winkler
Nathan Wolaver
David J. Wolf
Julia Young
Janice Barefoot and Nick Zocchi
David Diamond and Karen Zukowski

GIFTS-IN-KIND
Wieden+Kennedy New York
3D Systems
GE
BBDO NY
Herman Miller
IBM
Undercurrent
Theory
@radical.media
Knoll, Inc.
Maharam
Trove
Anonymous
Duracell
Google
Adobe Foundation
Design Within Reach
Alessi S.p.A
FLOS USA Inc.
Ruckstuhl AG, Switzerland
Tandus/Suzanne Tick
Landscape Forms
Vitsœ
Lindsey Adelman Studio
Dyson
Magis S.p.A.
Nike, Inc.
Celebrity Carpet, Inc.
TAKIYA

DONORS TO THE COLLECTION
abigail*ryan
Airo Aida
Masao Aida
Anonymous
Philippe Apeloig
Artemide
Henrie Jo Barth
Virginia Bayer
Linda and Irwin R. Berman
Merrill C. Berman
Harriet Magrish Bernstein
Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec
Brunklaus Amsterdam
Paul and Elissa Cahn
Carnegie Fabrics
Wendell Castle
Theseus Chan
Brian Clyne
Arthur Cohen
Michelle Oka Doner
Fiona Druckenmiller
Michael Eden
Kim and Al Eiber
Experimental Jetset
Urs Fischer
Flavor Paper
Barry Friedman
Marilyn Friedman
Friedman Benda
Google Inc.
Franklin Goss of Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery
Mark Gowing
HAY
Jianping He
Herman Miller
Penelope Hunter-Stiebel
Yuki Ikuta
Ingo Maurer GmbH
Isekatagami Kyoudoukumiai
Chester Jenkins
Hella Jongerius
Takashi Kawashima
Susan Kasakove
Knoll Textiles
Aaron Koblin
Helen Kornblum
Elizabeth J. Kovacs
George R. Kravis II
Maharam
Karel Martens
Miyake Design Studio
Momentum Group
MUJI
nendo
Nest Labs, Inc.
NUNO Corporation
Hiroko Onoyama
Daryl Otte
Graham Owen
Felix Pfäffli
Shiro Shita Saori
Scholten & Baijings
Merle Sternberg
Gerald G. Stiebel
Studio Gang Architects
Sulki & Min
Gift in memory of Ladislav and Iska Sutnar
Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw
Brian Tolle
Isao Uchida
Vlisco
Elizabeth Whelan
The Cristobal Zanartu Family, Paris
Judy Francis Zankel
Victorinox