Highlights from the Cooper Hewitt collection that demonstrate the universal urge to improve the quality of our lives.
Renowned as one of the finest printmakers of the eighteenth century, Giovanni Piranesi's work a a designer of interiors and furnishings has been largely uncelebrated. Until now.
House Proud commemorates the recent gift of a group of eighty-five nineteenth-century watercolor interior drawings to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum by Eugene V. and Clare E. Thaw.
Through a dozen essays and interviews, sixty profiles of solutions, and 250 photographs, this book examines the complex issues arising from unprecedented urban growth, primarily in the informal settlements and developing economies.
More than thirty projects which reflect the growing movement among designers, engineers, students, professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs to design low-cost solutions for 90% of the world's total population.
A glimpse into contemporary innovation, and an up-to-the-minute survey of what progressive designers, engineers, entrepreneurs and citizens are doing in diverse fields and at different scales.
Sonia Delaunay is a heroine of early modernist art and design. This book focuses not only on her art but also her avant-garde fashion designs.
An unprecedented collection of designers and objects celebrating the joyful and liberating spirit of the rococo movement.
A comprehensive overview of the varied uses of felt in contemporary design.