Set in Style: Feather

Thursday June 20, 2013

Feather brooch, Paris, France, 1928

Set in Style: John Arpels

Thursday June 20, 2013

Set in Style: Minaudière

Thursday June 20, 2013

Set in Style: Mystery-Set brooch

Thursday June 20, 2013

Mystery-Set brooch, Paris, France, 1936

Set in Style: Seagull brooch

Thursday June 20, 2013

Seagull brooch, Paris, France, 1926.

Set in Style: Sycamore Leaf brooch

Thursday June 20, 2013

Sycamore Leaf Broach, Paris, France, 1951

Cooper-Hewitt: Medellín- Design Transformation

Wednesday June 19, 2013

Join us for a unique discussion of Medellín, Columbia's transformation from one of the most violent cities in the world to a vital community whose new architecture carries the powerful message of social and educational inclusion.

Urban Design, Medellin, Architecture, presentations

Video capture of decommissioned Cooper-Hewitt Set In Style Facebook App (2011)

Wednesday June 19, 2013

As a part of Cooper-Hewitt's Set In Style exhibition (2011) the museum commissioned a Facebook App that allowed users to place jewelry from the exhibition onto their Facebook photos.

The Facebook App was built by Kettle.

Design [R]evolutions: Modern Times

Wednesday June 19, 2013

Cheryl Buckley, Professor of Design History, Northumbria University, Newcastle
From the curving lines of Thonet bentwood furniture and delicate Lalique glass to sumptuous jacquard woven textiles and Japanese-influenced graphics, the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries produced extraordinarily beautiful objects. Professor Cheryl Buckley and a panel of experts will tell the story of the turn of the twentieth century - a time of shifting social and political mores- through a range of important design objects from Cooper-Hewitt's collection.

Post-Digital Culture and Spanish Design

Tuesday June 18, 2013

How does design get made today? Join leading designers from Spain, the U.S. and abroad as they talk about their work and the state of graphic design in today's global, connected design world. The convergence of hand processes, traditional printing methods, and digital production are creating new ways to make and consume media.

graphic design, panel discussion