David Carlson and Peer Eriksson introduce the Designboost event Back in February, I blogged about the Designboost Web site, likening it to a periodic table of design knowledge. This time, Peer Eriksson and David Carlson were here at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to run the first BoostEvent in the United States. The theme was “Design...
DesignBoost NYC was a two-day design conference held at Cooper-Hewitt in June 2011. Thirteen speakers specializing in everything from biomechanics to filmmaking addressed the conference’s theme, “Design Beyond Design” in this series of short talks.
In any given day, we touch or handle thousands of different materials that are fundamental to our daily lives: a clay pot to hold the food for our dinner, a plastic toothbrush to perform our morning regimen, and a wool sweater to keep us warm and protected. Facing a simultaneous decrease in resources and an...
Design Watch Members got an insider’s look at the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair with Cooper-Hewitt’s deputy curatorial director Matilda McQuaid. Stops included: Areaware, Artek, Trove, Material ConneXion, INSIDENORWAY, Lobmeyr, and Metropolis with Emily Pilloton’s Design Revolution roadster. Watch this video of ActiveMATTER from Material ConneXion. Materials on the go!
ActiveMATTER from Material ConneXion. Design Watch Members got an insiders look at the 22nd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair with Cooper-Hewitts deputy curatorial director Matilda McQuaid.