social media

Cooper-Hewitt Hits Social Media Milestones


Cooper-Hewitt has just surpassed 50,000 followers on Twitter and 25,000 fans on Facebook! 
social media, design, Twitter, Facebook

DesignPrep: Curating Interaction Design


From cutting-edge karaoke to interactive chair mazes, students envision museum exhibitions of the future.
designprep, interactive exhibition, prototype, social media, education, Teens, Interaction Design

Collections Candy: Very Pinteresting!


If you're not familiar with Pinterest, let me try to paint the picture a bit for you. It's a pretty low-commitment social networking site with a simple signup process and an easy-to-use interface. The logo is swirly and red like a peppermint candy.
Pinterest, social media, collections, Collectors and collecting

Designing Media: Ev Williams


One of 31 video segments featured in 'Designing Media', the new book, DVD and website by Bill Moggridge. More info on 'Designing Medi'a available at http://www.designing-media.com
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Looking into Local Projects


Jake Barton of Local Projects, National Design Award Finalist in 2010 and 2006, warmly welcomed Cooper-Hewitt Members for a behind-the-scenes look at his media-design firm.
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National Design Awards and the 2008 Presidential Election


Perceptive Pixel’s Magic Wall played a central role in CNN’s rather exuberant coverage of President Barack Obama’s press conference last week on the occasion of his 100th day in office. The press conference was streamed on the White House’s YouTube channel, marking the first time the White House had ever livestreamed a news event.
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Design 2.0


The phrase “Web 2.0” refers to the rise of social media over the past four or five years, in which users post their own content as well as shaping the way existing content is viewed through commenting, voting, rating, tagging, and other forms of interaction.
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Indie Publishing


One of the themes running through Design Life Now is the opening up of media to everyday citizens. There’s been an explosion of “social media”—Web sites that allow people to build communities and talk with each other on-line. (Blogs like this are one example.)
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