Design Journal Summer 2018
Download this issue for free! It includes conservation of Cooper Hewitt’s historical mansion as well as contemporary design exhibition, new perspectives on design education, theories on color in a digital world, and a rumination on design and culture by designer and artist Rebeca Méndez in conjunction with her exhibition presented at Cooper Hewitt.
Design Journal Winter 2017
Download this issue for free! It includes August de los Reyes, Jeffrey Mansfield, and Walei Sabry writing on design and agency; Mario Carpo on revolutions in architecture, including the work of Joris Laarman Lab; profiles on the Axis Project and artist Emilie Gossiaux by Steve Landau; and an interview with Susan Grant Lewin on her...
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Design Journal Spring/Summer 2017: Optimism
Download this issue for free! It includes an exploration of Alice Waters and the Edible Schoolyard Project, the Ability Project at NYU on designing a more accessible museum, a celebration of design optimism by curatorial director Cara McCarty, an interview with Esperanza Spalding, and eggs…
Design Journal Winter 2016
Download this issue for free! It includes FABSCRAP founder Jessica Schreiber’s approach to combating fashion waste, Rebel Nell‘s defiant approach to jewelry design and business models in Detroit, a history of library architecture in New York City, and a stroll through Harlem in the Jazz Age by Ryan Maloney of The National Jazz Museum in...
Design Journal Spring 2016
Download this issue for free! It includes a tribute to design writer Phil Patton; an interview with George Kravis, whose modern design collection was on display at Cooper Hewitt in the exhibition Energizing the Everyday; and an article on the Smithsonian’s ambitious campaign to digitize museum collections.
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Design Journal Fall 2015
Download this issue for free! Includes an article on the nation-wide expansion of Cooper Hewitt’s Design in the Classroom initiative, an interview with Good Dinosaur director Peter Sohn, and a meta-conversation on Beauty.
Design Journal Spring 2015
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Design Journal Fall 2014
Grand reopening edition of the museum's bi-annual journal.