design

Cooper-Hewitt: Sourcing Sustainable Fashion


The trend toward organic goods and ethical trade is spreading in the fashion world with a wealth of new initiatives to connect designers to sustainable resources and materials.
Sourcing Sustainable Fashion, Tone Tobiasson, Summer Rayne Oakes, NICE, Source4Style, fashion, smithsonian, cooper-hewitt, National Design Museum, design, wool, sustainable, sustainability, talk, long, public program

Nordic Design Now: Social Awareness and Sustainability


Nordic Design Now consists of two panel discussions, Social Awareness & Sustainability and Design Policy: Lessons Learned, co-presented by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Scandinavia House. These panels are held in conjunction with two design exhibitions: National Triennial 2010: Why Design Now? at Cooper-Hewitt and Nordic Models + Common Ground at Scandinavia House.
Nordic Design, Scandanavia, Matilda McQuaid, Nille Juul-Sørensen, Index Award, Arup, Lavrans Løvlie, liveIwork, Stefan Magnusson, No Picnic, Ville Kokkonen, Artek, Halla Helgadottir, Iceland Design Centre, cooper-hewitt, smithsonian, sustainability, Green, design, craftsmanship, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Material Use


francois azambourg, eben bayer, dafna alsheh, andrew dent, andrew h. dent, Matilda McQuaid, national design triennial, why design now?, cooper-hewitt, smithsonian, design, materials, Designer, icestone, ecovative, lin 94, BEES, Material Connexion, panel, talk, long, public program

DesignPrep: A City of Neighborhoods


City of Neighborhoods is an innovative experience about the design process, learning from professionals to understand how design can affect and improve your community. This 11-session workshop offers youth participants the opportunity to incorporate the latest technologies which includes iPads, Macbooks, and FlipVideos. Youth participants use these tools to capture and display their work via the NYCLN a social network that enables the exchange of civic minded ideas and discussion.
education, design, design thinking, design process, learning, high-school, high school, Teens, prototyping, Neighborhoods, urban planning, iPad, Mac, Flip video, NYCLN, learning network

From Imperial To Contemporary: A Rediscovery of Traditional Austrian Craft and Manufacturing


Thomas Geisler will speak about contemporary design work in Austria, including Viennese tableware, 20th century and contemporary design. Thomas is design curator at the Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Arts (MAK) in Vienna and co-founder of Vienna Design Week which has initiated projects with contemporary designers and local traditional manufactures such as J.&L. Lobmeyr and Augarten porcelain, to protect and reinvent this extraordinary legacy of Viennese crafting skills.
Thomas Geisler, MAK, glassware, tableware, austria, vienna, Museum of Applied Arts, Lobmeyr, Glass, design, imperial, contemporary, vienna design week, 2010, craft, manufacturing, craftsmanship, talk, long, public program

Ted Muehling and Sarah Coffin: Gallery Walkthrough


Watch designer Ted Muehling and curator Sarah Coffin as they discuss highlights from the exhibition, "Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection" in this 5 minute gallery walkthrough.
Ted Muehling, Lobmeyr, Glass, glassware, nancy and edwin marks gallery, sarah coffin, design, glassblowing, craft, craftsmanship, vienna, austria, josef hoffmann, J&L Lobmeyr, tableware, table culture, technique

Reflecting Personalities: Jewelry on the Famous and Its Impact on Design


Jewelry can help create a public persona, and in turn the wearer can help promote style. Something treasured, jewelry is rich with private symbolism for its recipients, givers, and owners. The jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels has been worn by Grace Kelly, Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, and many others in the public eye. Come hear a discussion of some of the key jewelry icons of the last 80 years and the behind-the-scenes stories gathered from archives, photos and designs.
Set in Style, Exhibition, Van Cleef & Arpels, jewelry, design, sarah coffin, Ruth Peltason, Nicholas Luchsinger, celebrity, icon, Elizabeth Taylor, Jacqueline Kennedy, Grace Kelly, talk, long

DesignPrep: Teen Programs at Cooper-Hewitt


DesignPrep is a series of FREE programs, including workshops, studio and college visits, that focuses on all design disciplines from fashion and architecture to product design. DesignPrep participants also have the opportunity to take part in programs offered through the Hive Learning Network. Various DesignPrep programs are offered throughout the year—check out videos from previous workshops to see the type of experiences offered.
youth, Teens, free, high school, fashion design, interior design, Architecture, product design, graphic design, portfolio, college, studio visits, design, Hive

Set In Style: Gallery Tour with Patrick Jouin


Now on view at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the Set In Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition boasts hundreds of stunning jewels, timepieces, fashion accessories, objets d’art, and drawings by Van Cleef & Arpels. The six-room installation of these brilliant jewels is itself an innovative work of design.
Set in Style, Exhibition, jewelry, Van Cleef & Arpels, Patrick Jouin, Jouin Manku, installation, design

Design for Play


"Rationale and reflections on teaching science through play- an informal, affective, qualitative and somewhat playful case study" by Scott Henstrand. Scott, a Physics teacher at Brooklyn High School for Collaborative Studies, is working alongside the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to intertwine science and design.
Science, design, interdisciplinary, teaching, education, play, qualitative, affective, Workshop, Carmen Dukes, Katie Koch, Project Interaction, youth, high school, high-school, students, tools

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