Videos

Cooper-Hewitt: House Proud - Revealing Interiors

Wednesday June 20, 2012As documents of domestic life, the watercolors featured in House Proud celebrate nineteenth-century interiors and the designers that conceived of them. Cooper-Hewitt invites contemporary designers Hermes Mallea, Carey Maloney, Mitchell Owen, and Thomas Jayne to join exhibition curator Gail Davidson for a roundtable discussion on residential interior design, historic restorations, design promotion, and the role of the interior space as a source of pride, convenience, personal status, and presentation then and now. Participants Hermes Mallea, M (Group) Carey Maloney, M (Group)House Proud, Exhibition, interiors, 19th century, watercolors, Thaw Collection, Hermes Mallea, Carey Maloney, Mitchell Owen, Thomas Jayne, Designer, gail davidson, curator, residential interior design, historic renovation, design promotion, interior space, domestic life, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Cloak and Dagger - Design Espionage

Wednesday June 20, 2012In past centuries sample books served to record patterns and motifs used in decorative arts and were carefully guarded by manufacturers against espionage attempts from competitors. In this panel, held in conjunction with Multiple Choice: From Sample to Product. Cooper-Hewitt invites you to join intellectual property lawyer Harley Lewin, and Susan Posen, CEO of Zac Posen, in a conversation with Eric Wilson of The New York Times on how designers strive to protect their work in a knock-off culture.Multiple Choice, Exhibition, Cloak and Dagger, espionage, intellectual property protection, sample books, sample, product, knock-off, competitor, Harvey Lewin, lawyer, intellectual property, IP, Susan Posen, Zac Posen, Eric Wilson, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Bring Graphic Design to the Classroom: Workshop with Ellen Lupton

Wednesday June 20, 2012Join Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum for a presentation and discussion on teaching graphic design with Ellen Lupton, Curator of Contemporary Design, graphic designer, educator, and author of several books on design including D.I.Y.: Design it Yourself, and D.I.Y. Kids. The presentation will offer strategies for explaining and teaching graphic design principles and ways to move your students to thinking and working like designers. graphic design, cover design, classroom, Ellen Lupton, curator, contemporary design, NYC, New York City, teachers, educators, middle school, high school, teaching strategies, design education, Workshop, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Summer Design Institute 2008 – Design as a Process of Learning

Wednesday June 20, 2012Sandy Speicher, Practice Lead, Transformation, of IDEO leads a discussion of the different applications of the design process, and the knowledge, skills, and mindsets developed along the way.Summer Design Institute, 2008, Sandy Speicher, IDEO, design process, applications, Workshop, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Richard Campanella at City of Neighborhoods 2008

Wednesday June 20, 2012Richard Campanella tracks the physical geography, historical development, and population of New Orleans from colonial times to after Hurricane Katrina.City of Neighborhoods, 2008, Richard Campanella, geographer, Tulane, New Orleans, history, physical geography, development, population, Hurricane Katrina, civic engagement, Lecture, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Designing the Modern Kids' Rooms with Cookie Magazine (Pt1 of 2)

Wednesday June 20, 2012Cookie Magazine, the stylish parenting magazine for the new mom and dad, fills its pages and website with gorgeous, fanciful, and delightful examples of kids’ rooms. Join Cookie Home Editor, Kiera Coffee, for a presentation by selected kids’ room designers including Adam Weintraub and Mishi Hosono from KOKO Architecture, Jennifer Ward from MINOR DETAILS, and Jan Eleni from Jan Eleni Interiors. Pick up some fun ideas and things to try in your kids’ room today!Cookie magazine, parenting, kids rooms, Kiera Coffee, editor, Adam Weintraub, Mishi Hosono, KOKO Architecture, architect, Jennifer Ward, MINOR DETAILS, Designer, interior design, Jan Eleni, Jan Eleni Interiors, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Business of Design 2008

Wednesday June 20, 2012A morning panel moderated by Bruce Nussbaum of BusinessWeek discusses community and co-creation. This panel will explore what happens when consumers become producers and ask what impact this shift will have on the future global success of corporations. Panelists: Bob Greenberg, R/GA Marissa Mayer, Google, Inc. Amy Radin, CitiBusiness of Design, 2008, community, co-creation, consumers, producers, Bruce Nussbaum, Business Week, Bob Greenberg, R/GA, Marissa Mayer, Google, Amy Radin, Citi, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Crossing Boundaries - The Transmission of Rococo

Wednesday June 20, 2012During its first wave of influence, the sinuous and sensuous curves of rococo rapidly spread across France, Holland, and Germany,developing a unique personality in each location. Cooper-Hewitt invites curators Henry Hawley, Reinier Baarsen, and Wolfram Koeppe to a panel discussion that examines the diaspora of rococo during the eighteenth century, and the regional differences in its expression.Crossing Boundaries, rococo, transmission, France, Holland, Germany, Henry Hawley, Reinier Baarsen, Wolfram Koeppe, curator, diaspora, 18th century, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Design Du Jour, the End of the Plate? - Panel Discussion

Wednesday June 20, 2012Katsuya Fukushima (minibar, Washington, DC), Homaro Cantu (Moto, Chicago), and Grant Achatz and designer Martin Kastner (Alinea, Chicago) discuss experimentation and iconoclastic new ways of presenting food. Moderator: Darra Goldstein, co-curator, Feeding DesireDesign Du Jour, Grant Achatz, chef, Alinea, Chicago, Katsuya Fukushima, Minibar, Washington DC, Homaru Cantu, Moto, Martin Kastner, Designer, Darra Goldstein, Feeding Desire, food presentation, experimentation, alternatives, iconoclast, panel, talk, long, public program

Cooper-Hewitt: Design Du Jour - Grant Achatz and Martin Kastner

Wednesday June 20, 2012Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea in Chicago, IL and designer/sculptor Martin Kastner discuss experimentation and iconoclastic new ways of presenting food.Grant Achatz, chef, Alinea, Chicago, Martin Kastner, Designer, sculptor, food presentation, experimentation, iconoclast, Design Du Jour, talk, long, public program

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