David Adjaye OBE is an architect and designer known for combining the aesthetics of his African heritage with classic, modernist design. His studio, Adjaye Associates, has established projects on four continents, including the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, scheduled to open in 2016. The latest installment of Cooper Hewitt’s Selects series, currently on view in the  Nancy and Edwin Marks gallery, features 14 Central and West African textiles chosen by Adjaye from the museum’s permanent collection.

Join us for a discussion on textiles and design with David Adjaye and Susan Brown, Associate Curator of Textiles at Cooper Hewitt.

David Adjaye Selects is made possible by the Marks Family Foundation Endowment Fund.

The Design Talks conversation series is made possible in part by

Additional support is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.