Cooper Hewitt celebrates the publication of David Gill: Designing Art. Gallerist David Gill is joined by Daniella Ohad to discuss their collecting practices and ideologies.

David Gill is one of the most influential tastemakers in the global world of contemporary design. Since opening his gallery in 1987, he has taken a leading role in promoting, advancing, and producing the design of the forefront. Gill is a benefactor of museums and public institutions worldwide, supporter of award-winning exhibitions, and was honored with the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts & des Lettres and as Officier of the Ordre des Arts & des Lettres. His new book, David Gill: Designing Art reveals his private life, his collections, homes, and his inspiring philosophy on design.

Dr. Daniella Ohad is a design historian, educator, writer, curator, and influencer. She has taught in some of the world’s leading art institutions, has spoken in global conferences on design history, theory, collecting, taste, and the digital revolution of design. Her articles and critiques have been published in magazines and peer-review journals, and she has curated and hosted programs on design and architecture. Dr. Ohad is the host of the new talk show Spring/Harvest Dialogues.