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Meet the Staff: Chad Phillips
Can you explain a little bit about the type of work you do at Cooper-Hewitt? Sure, it is part Buyer, part Creative Direction, part Product Development. On a daily basis I look for great products for the museum’s store. I also work with young designers and custom manufacturers who make pieces especially for us. Additionally,...
Designer Wish List : Laurene Leon Boym
Join the Conversation: Tweet Your Wish List using #SHOPDESIGNMOM   Aubock Bell, 3603 "Put a ring on it like royalty with a Bronze Bell by Aubock. Celebrate being the lady of the manor and summon your family at will with a beautiful union of the handmade and industrial craft. It's an indulgence, but the object...
Meet the Staff: Robert Nachman
Can you explain a little bit about the type of work you do here at Cooper-Hewitt as the Director of Retail? I oversee the retail aspect of the museum which at the moment, due to the renovation, is focused on our on-line shop as well as pop-up shops such as the one we currently have...
The World According to Paula Scher
We’re excited about Paula Scher’s limited-edition print of The World as part of Cooper-Hewitt’s Limited Editions in Design program. Released by our friends at 20×200 and based on her gorgeous maps series—these prints are now available! Cooper-Hewitt has honored Paula as a National Design Award Communications Design Finalist. One third of the proceeds from the...
Come Home to Cocktails@Cooper-Hewitt
  When the Carnegie mansion was built, it may have been lavish, but it was designed to be home. That spirit lives on in Cocktails@Cooper-Hewitt, our popular summer series. Every Friday evening, Members and museum visitors come “home” to Cooper-Hewitt to unwind for the weekend.     The Ed Fuqua Group provides smooth sounds of...
National Design Awards and the New York Waterfront
Credit: SHoP Architects I have been looking at this image from SHoP’s submission for quite some time without really understanding what the firm is proposing. Somehow, I managed to largely miss the announcement of the plan of General Growth Properties (GGP) to completely transform the area known as the South Street Seaport – an increasingly...