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Cooper-Hewitt: The Winner's Panel 2010


2010 National Design Award winners participate in a panel discussion about their inspiration and drive as designers and the state of contemporary design in America. Moderated by Stephen Doyle, Communication Design Winner. Speakers include:
Tom Dair, Smart Design, Product Design Winner
 Stephen Kieran, KieranTimberlake, Architecture Design Winner
 Ellen Neises, James Corner Field Operations, Landscape Design Winner
 William Sofield, Interior Design Winner
 Lisa Strausfeld, Interaction Design Winner
National Design Awards, 2010, Winners Panel, cooper-hewitt, interaction design winner, james corner field operations, Kieran Timberlake, museum, Pentagram, Smart Design, smithsonian, Stephen Doyle, studio sofield, talk, long, public program

Nordic Design Now: Design Policy - Lessons Learned


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 Now, panel discussions, Social Awareness & Sustainability, Design Policy: Lessons Learned, Bradford McKee, Christian Scherfig, Danish Design Centre, Lavrans Løvlie, live|work, Robin Edman, SVID, Sanna-Mari Jäntti, World Design Capital Helsinki 2012, Halla Helgadottir, Iceland Design Centre, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Alberto Alessi in Conversation with Bill Moggridge


Since taking the company helm in 1970, Alberto Alessi, President and Director of Marketing Strategies and Design Management, has continually striven to work at the heart of international creative culture, treating the company as a "research lab in the Applied Arts".
Alberto Alessi, Alessi, Bill Moggridge, product design, Michael Graves, kitchen, ustream, talk, long, public program

Tableware Design in Vienna, 1850-2009


Annette Ahrens will give an overview and the historic lineage of Viennese tableware designs, production and design influences from 1850 to the present day.
Annette Ahrens, austria, bohemia-chekia, Glass, glassware, Lobmeyr, Porcelain, sarah coffin, table culture, table decoration, tableware, vienna, talk, long, public program

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

Bringing Graphic Design to the Classroom: Workshop with Curator Ellen Lupton


This free program was for high school teachers interested in entering student work into the Department of Education's annual Cover Design Competition.
Ellen Lupton, MICA, education, Department of Education, DOE, NYC DOE, visual arts, classroom, students, graphic design, pedagogy, teaching, techniques, Caroline Payson, Allison Dunn, Karen Rosner, talk, long, public program

Bill's Design Talks: Haiti Panel


Richard Kurin, Under Secretary for History, Art and Culture at the Smithsonian will moderate a discussion with Atim Oton, co-founder of the Black Design News Network, and Amy Wilentz, author and journalist, about the design implications and opportunities arising from disaster relief efforts in Haiti. Among the efforts discussed are the "Haiti Cultural Recovery Project," which focuses on the rescue and safeguard of works of art and culture that were harmed or under threat due to damaged buildings and the plan for new housing in Port-au-Prince.
Haiti, earthquake, disaster relief, Haiti Cultural Recovery Project, housing, Port-au-Prince, Richard Kurin, Atim Oton, Amy Wilentz, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Sonia Delaunay - A Conversation Among Friends


Petra Timmer, design scholar and Delaunay expert, will moderate a discussion between Matteo de Monti and Elaine Lustig Cohen, as they recount their personal experiences with Sonia Delaunay and offer unique insight into the life and work of this iconic artist and designer. Matteo de Monti is the grandson of the director of Metz and Co, the Dutch department store that had a long standing collaboration with Delaunay. Elaine Lustig Cohen is a graphic designer and author of "The New Art of Color: The Writings of Robert and Sonia Delaunay."
Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, fashion, textiles, paris, 20th century, Petra Timmer, Matteo de Monti, Metz & Co, Elaine Lustig Cohen, Matilda McQuaid, talk, long, public program

Bill's Design Talks: YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley


Chad Hurley, co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of YouTube, will join Bill Moggridge to discuss the role of the revolutionary video sharing platform within the changing world of mainstream media. Their conversation will examine how YouTube was designed and developed and how mainstream media has expanded and evolved in a world of emerging new patterns of media consumption.
Chad Hurley, YouTube, co-founder, video sharing, bills design talks, talk, long, public program

Sonia Delaunay and the "New Woman"


Dr. Sherry Buckberrough, associate professor at the University of Hartford and author of Sonia Delaunay: A Retrospective, will discuss Sonia Delaunay's role in 1920s Paris and the remarkable effect her designs had on shaping the modern woman. Placing her work in the context of Paris fashion of the time, Dr. Buckberrough will illuminate Delaunay's impact on the fashion capital of the world.
Sonia Delauney, Color Moves, Exhibition, retrospective, fashion, textiles, paris, 20th century, modern woman, Sherry Buckberrough, talk, long, public program

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