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CityRacks Competition
Last spring, the New York City Department of Transportation, in partnership with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, requested proposals for functional, innovative bike rack designs that would raise the profile of cycling as both a convenient and eco-friendly mode of transportation in New York City. The jury received over 200 entries from architects, artists, engineers, landscape...
Video: Boym Partners at GlassLab
Constantin and Laurene Boym of Boym Partners, a New York-based design studio, collaborated with GlassLab which set up shop last month in Cooper-Hewitt’s garden. Boym Partners, finalists for the 2008 National Design Award for Product Design, bring a playful, experimental approach to product design. Watch the video below to see them in action. Watch this...
Design Education for Everyone
An amazing group of teachers just spent the week at Cooper-Hewitt, participating in our on-going City of Neighborhoods program for educators. This year, the museum invited around forty teachers from New Orleans to take part in a week-long study of how design can work in the classroom, with a focus on exploring one’s local community....