Happy Holidays from Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Monday July 09, 2012Holiday, Happy Holidays, 2010, Stephen Doyle, graphic design, fun

mit citycar

Monday July 09, 2012MIT, citycar, SmartCities, electric car, battery, lithium-ion, transportation, personal mobility, intra-urban, two passenger, William J. Mitchell

Bill's Design Talks: Michael Graves

Monday July 09, 2012

Internationally renowned architect and designer Michael Graves will provide an intimate portrait of his celebrated career and discuss the influences that shaped his thinking and approach to design—from his early days as a student and a recipient of the prestigious Prix de Rome fellowship, to his distinguished academic career at Princeton University and the development of his firm into a global design enterprise practicing architecture, interior design, product design, and graphic design.

Michael Graves, Bill Moggridge, career, life, princeton, Prix de Rome, grand tour, warehouse, the warehouse, michael graves' house, Designer, academic, Architecture, interiors, product design, graphic design, bills design talks, medical care, talk, long, public program

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

Monday July 09, 2012

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

Set in Style: Patrick Jouin

Monday July 09, 2012

An interview with the designer of the exhibit, Patrick Jouin. Patrick is a partner at Jouin Manku, a design firm based in Paris, France.

Set in Style, Exhibition, Van Cleef & Arpels, jewelry, Patrick Jouin, Jouin Manku, Celestial Aeon Project, Antony Raijekov

Bill's Design Talks: Haiti Panel

Tuesday June 26, 2012

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's RE:DESIGN

Tuesday June 26, 2012RE:DESIGN, 2011, Capital Campaign, renovation, construction, Carnegie mansion, Miller-Fox townhouses, adaptation, 21st century

Set in Style: Gallery Tour with Patrick Jouin

Thursday June 21, 2012

Join Patrick Jouin, installation designer for Set In Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels, for a tour of this stunning exhibition from a behind the scenes perspective.

Set in Style, Exhibition, gallery tour, Van Cleef & Arpels, Patrick Jouin, manku, behind the scenes, installation, sound design, Carnegie mansion

DesignPrep: The Digital Curators Project

Thursday June 21, 2012

A short video explaining youth participation in shaping Cooper-Hewitt's effort to make its vast collection web-accessible. NYC teens work with museum staff to select objects, tag them in their own words, and suggest features to make the virtual museum system more youth-friendly.

designprep, Teens, youth, high school, New York City, NYC, digital curating, digital curation, virtual museum, collection, tagging, design education, education, workshops, free, hands-on, Susan Brown, Matilda McQuaid, objects, feedback

Cooper-Hewitt: Sonia Delaunay - A Conversation Among Friends

Thursday June 21, 2012Petra 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