Behind the Design

Design for the backdrop used during the main act of "Checkmate". Background composed of vertical stripes of blue, green, yellow, orange, red and black. At center, 4 large triangles in white, red, black, and green white, red, and green superimposed with three groupings of perspectival, converging lines. At center, an orange diamond and three small, gray cloud forms.
Tue. September 28, 2021
12:30 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET
How do graphic designers engage with Cooper Hewitt’s own graphic design collection? Curators Caitlin Condell and Emily M. Orr welcome their recent collaborators, designers Lucinda Hitchcock and Lucienne Roberts, to discuss their experiences of interpreting the work of commercial art pioneer E. McKnight Kauffer (American, 1890-1954). .
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