Annual Report of Gifts

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Gifts received from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016

Cooper Hewitt appreciates the generous support of the following donors who believe in the potential of great design to improve our shared world.

$100,000 and above

Elizabeth and Lee Ainslie
Altman Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Ford Foundation
Helen and Edward Hintz
IBM Corporation
Barbara and Morton Mandel
Enid and Lester Morse
Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer
Madeleine K. Rudin
Target
Thom Browne, International
Van Cleef & Arpels

$50,000–$99,999

Anonymous
Anhui Huami Information Technology., Ltd.
Lily Auchincloss Foundation, Inc.
Beth Comstock
Design Within Reach
Deutsche Bank
Eileen Fisher, Inc.
Facebook, Inc.
Michael R. Francis
Bart Friedman and Wendy Stein
GE
Gensler
The Horace Goldsmith Foundation
Alice Gottesman
Alexandra and Paul Herzan
Margery and Edgar Masinter
The Eric W. Mason Fund
The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council
The New York Community Trust
The Pinkerton Foundation
May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.
Judy Francis Zankel

$25,000–$49,999

Anonymous
Autodesk, Inc.
Bank of America
The Barker Welfare Foundation
BBDO
Agnes Bourne
The Coby Foundation, Ltd.
Drue Heinz Trust
Shelby and Frederick Gans
The Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Fund
IDEO
John C. Iwata
Jamestown Properties
Jewish Communal Fund of NY
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
F.M. Kirby Foundation, Inc.
Francine and Edward Kittredge
Claudia Kotchka
The Ambrose Monell Foundation
New York State Council on the Arts with the Support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature
Avi N. Reichental
David Rockwell
Catherine Rose
The Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation
Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd.
Safdie Architects
University of Arkansas Foundation Inc.
Esme Usdan and James Snyder
H. Van Ameringen Foundation

$10,000–$24,999

The Ayco Charitable Foundation
Andy Berndt
Bond | Creative Search
Coen+Partners
City University of New York
Keith David
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Etsy
Fandango Media, LLC
FJC – A Foundation of the Philanthropic Funds
The Freeman Companies
Cary J. Frieze
Susan Grant Lewin
Agnes Gund
Estate of Irene Hollister
Inland Northwest Community Foundation
Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation, inc.
KENZO
Wendy Keys
Constance and Harvey Krueger
Marlene Nathan Meyerson
Michael Graves Architecture & Design
Caroline and Jeremiah Milbank
Henry R. Muñoz III
NBCU Digital Media
Ogilvy & Mather
Pepsico Design and Innovation
Pratt Institute
The School of Visual Arts
Maleyne M. Syracuse and Michael Trenner

$2,500–$9,999

Anonymous
Kathleen B. Allaire
American Architecture Prize
Ammunition
Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation
Virginia Bayer and Robert Hirt
Barbara Bloemink
David Chou
Lucy A. Commoner
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cowin
Erica and Vin Di Bona
William Dougherty

W. Leslie Duffy
The Dutch Culture USA program of the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York
Estate of Gladys P. Edelman
Elizabeth Whelan Design
Elkus Manfredi Architects
Ennead Architects, Tim Hartung + Susie Rodriguez
EW Howell
Michael Fedele
Furthermore: a program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund
Gluckman Tang Architects
Alan Goodin
GRACE Culture Marketing
Jefferson Y. Han
Hargreaves Associates
Harold L. Lee & Sons Inc.
Heath Ceramics
Robert L. and Susan S. Hermanos
Lisina M. Hoch
Randy V. and Kelsey T. Hunt
Judy and Bob Huret
International Awards Inc.
Joseph Holtzman and Carl Skoggard
Kikkerland Design, Inc.
John W. Kilpatrick
Arlene R. Kogod
Lauren S. Kogod and Mr. David Smiley
Anne Kreamer and Kurt Andersen
LongHouse Reserve
John Maeda
Carl Magnusson and Emanuela Frattini Magnusson
Michael Maharam
Mr. & Mrs. Peter L. Malkin
Jim Mercier
Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample
Microsoft Corporation
NIKE, Inc.
Olson Kundig Architects
Pentagram
Andy Proehl and Anne Muldoon
Project Projects
Razoo Foundation
Susan and Jon Rotenstreich
The Charles E. Sampson Memorial Trust
TJ Snyder
Sotheby’s
Specter DeSouza Architects
Alan & Katherine Stroock Fund
Phyllis M. Taylor
Tellart
Barbara Tober
John H. Tyson
Michael Ventura
Ransom C. Wilson
Wolf-Gordon
George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg
Barbara and David Zalaznick

$1,000–$2,499

Acorn Hill Foundation Inc.
The AE Family Foundation
Loreen Arbus
Sheri Ashton
Spencer Bailey
Mr. and Mrs. Russell E. Burke III
Sandy Chilewich and Joe Sultan
Susan Chin and Charles E. McKinney
Ellen Christiansen and Gerrit de Jonge
Sarah D. Coffin
Conulate General of Finland
Joyce B. Cowin
Paolo Cravedi
Sharon Davis Foundation, Inc.
Chip DeGrace
Beth Dickstein
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Elkus
Judith Evnin (AE Charitable Foundation)
Dr. Susan J. Fiester
Mr. and Mrs. David Firestein
Milton Glaser
Dr. Henry P. Godfrey and Ginger Schnaper
Elizabeth M. Gordon
Vivian Haime Barg
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Harnisch
Hal and Barbra Higginbotham
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hodes
Michelle Isaacson
J & AR Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Elliot Jaffe (The Jaffe Family Foundation)
Linda H. Kaufman
Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein
George Kravis II
Alix M. Laager
Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder
Local Projects, LLC
Ellen Lupton and Abbott Miller
Nadine Maleh
David Manfredi
Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation
Karen A. Phillips
Reddymade Architecture and Design
Juergen Riehm, FAIA, 1100 Architect
Nathan Owen Rosenberg
Janet C. Ross
Calvin Roth and Joanne Shenkoff
Lynn Schneider
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Segalas
Ramin Shamshiri
Rachel Shechtman
Debra L. Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Solomon
Studio O+A
Nina Jaroslaw and Mark Tecotzky
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Terranova
Mr. and Mrs. David Tezanos
Tim Tompkins
Laurel Touby
Jean and Raymond Troubh
Calvin Tsao and Zack McKown
Mr. and Mrs. Josh Weston
Scott Wilson
Robert Wong
David B. Wood and Dr. Nancy Judge
Julia Young

$750–$999

Anonymous
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Barakett
Madeleine Bennett
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bennett
Glen Ellen Brown
Don Bruhnke
Mr. and Mrs. George Clairmont
Annie Coggan
Barbara Deisroth
Hester Diamond
Paul Dierkes
Mr. and Mrs. John Ehrenkranz
Rochelle Fang
Florence Feinberg and Ben Geizhals
Mr. and Mrs. J. Michael Fried
Dr. Suzanne Frye
Alex Fung
Marianne Gerschel
Nina Gilson
Thomas Giroux
Mr. and Mrs. David Gochman
William F. Harrison and Lois Hull
Mr. and Mrs. Derek Hughes
Isabel O’Neil Studio
Mary Margaret Jones
Cathy M. Kaplan
Milton Kass
Margo Levine
Donald Lysons
Jacob McPherson
Katherine Meeker-Cohen
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mishaan
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mitchell
David Neill and Susan Griffith
Noreen M. O’Grady
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Perlman
Barbara G. Pine
Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Pustilnik
Sascha Rockefeller
Andreea Avram Rusu
J. L. Scott and Jennifer Davies
Hannah Swett
Alice Szigethy
Maria L. Vecchiotti
George P. Ververis, Jr. and W. Wynn Riley
Mr. and Mrs. Phil Waterman
Mr. and Mrs. George H. White III
Mr. and Mrs. David Wilder
David Diamond and Karen Zukowski

GIFTS-IN-KIND

Duracell
Flavor Paper
Flos USA, Inc.
Hadley Exhibits Inc.
KENZO
Safdie Architects
Scott Landscape Design Inc.
Vitsoe

DONORS TO THE COLLECTION

3D Systems
Aaron Faber Gallery
Philippe Apeloig in honor of Gail Davidson
Astek Inc.
George Azar
Bang & Olufsen
Yves Béhar and fuseproject
Merrill C. Berman in honor of Caitlin Condell
Brompton Bicycle
Brooks + Scarpa
Santiago Calatrava
Calico Wallpaper
Fernando and Humberto Campana Sandy Chilewich
Myra Cooper
Designtex Group
The Detroit Wallpaper Company
Julie Domonkos
Helen W. Drutt English in honor of Aldo Bakker
Emeco
Flavor Paper
Kenneth Frampton
Friedman Benda Gallery
Arata Fuchi
Michael Izrael Galmer
Donald M. Genaro
William Graesser
Götz Gramlich
Vicki Halper in honor of Marion Gartler
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Alexandra and Paul Herzan
Hosoo Co., Ltd.
Ingo Maurer
M. Jane Murphy Johnson and Thomas Alan Johnson in honor of the Woerner Family
Linda Lichtenberg Kaplan
Christina Kim and dosa, inc.
Knoll Textiles
Silvia Kolbowski
George R. Kravis II
Daniel Leffell
Susan Grant Lewin
Gail P. Lloyd
Dennis Lo
Momentum Group
nendo
NLXL
Osborne & Little
Össur North America
John Rombola
Heather Sandifer
Suzanne Tick Design Studio
twenty2 wallpaper
Joseph Walsh
Mathew Weaver in honor of Milton Sonday
Neil and Donna Weisman
Wolf-Gordon Inc.
Katharine Wood in memory of Antonia Schwed

Featured Image: Photo by Angela Jimenez Photography