Overwhelm the eye, activate the diagonal, or assault the surface to create your own poster design in this multi-session hands-on workshop. Join DesignPrep as we uncover the design principles behind the iconic posters in Cooper Hewitt’s new How Posters Work exhibition. Get inspired by design pioneers such as Herbert Matter, Paul Rand, and Philippe Apeloig then blaze a new design trail creating a poster of your own.

This FREE 3-session workshop will begin on Tuesday, May 19. Sessions are from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Open to NYC high school students grades 9–12.

Session dates:
Tuesday, May 19th
Wednesday, May 20th
Thursday, May 21st



DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of
Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.