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Image features the Knoll Wall Collection sample book with the Niji wallcovering designed by Jhane Barnes showing through the clear plastic cover. This woven textile contains a great variety of muted colors woven together. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
Wall Fashions by Jhane Barnes
In celebration of Women’s History Month, March Object of the Day posts highlight women designers in the collection. Jhane Barnes is best known for her beautifully colored and structured fabrics, and I have always been a fan of her men’s fashion, but she designed furniture and wallcoverings as well. She established her fashion company in...
Students Create Unique Prints with Sena Yang
Celebrated fashion designer Sena Yang, creator of her namesake line SENA, led a two-session fashion workshop at Cooper-Hewitt for high-school students. The workshop was an exciting opportunity for students to create original prints and a concept for a collection based on their own designs.   Sena started the workshop with a bang when she shared...
Fashion Life Now
New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn leads fashion designers Narciso Rodriguez, Ralph Rucci and Maria Cornejo in a panel discussion about the state of fashion today. These designers, all featured in Design Life Now: National Design Triennial 2006, speak about their work and the role of fashion in contemporary culture.