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Join us to celebrate visionary design and empower the next generation of designers!

The National Design Awards program brings the inspiration and expertise of today’s foremost designers to students and lifelong learners across the country. Your support sustains Cooper Hewitt’s learning programs and broadens the impact of the National Design Awards, during National Design Week and throughout the year.

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2022 Special Thanks

The National Design Awards are made possible with major support from
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Major support is also provided by Helen and Edward Hintz and Shelby and Frederick Gans. Generous support is provided by Alexandra and Paul Herzan, Crystal and Chris Sacca, and Lisa Roberts and David Seltzer. 

Additional support is provided by Agnes Gund, Amita and Purnendu Chatterjee, Esme Usdan and James Snyder, Jon C. Iwata, Keith Yamashita, Kim and Mac Schuessler, Margery and Edgar Masinter, Richard M. Smith and Dr. Soon-Young Yoon, and Cooper Hewitt’s Board of Trustees.

National Design Week programs are made possible with major support from

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Generous support is provided by The Hirsch Family Foundation and The Pinkerton Foundation.

Featured Image: 2022 National Design Award winners