This year’s National Design Award winners, Gail Anderson, Christina Kim, Gabriel Stromberg of Civilization, and Liz Gerber of Design for America, discuss the role of the designer in creating meaningful and impactful change. This intimate conversation touches on topics such as our changing cultural landscape, issues of access, and the responsibility of the designer.
National Design Awards
2012 National Design Award winner Rebeca Méndez leads a master class exploring the themes on view in Rebeca Méndez Selects, and her research and practice around ‘artistic fieldwork practice.’ Méndez also discusses the CounterForce Lab, a center she created within UCLA, School of Art and Architecture with a focus on art, design and environment.
Winners' panel conversation touching on topics such as the life cycle of materials, the development of new material paradigms, and the future of design resources.
An intimate conversation touching on topics such as their creative practice, challenges facing designers, and the collaborative nature of design.
Live from the National Design Awards reception in Boston!
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, celebrates the west coast winners of the 2017 National Design Awards in San Francisco
New York-based designer Stephen Burks is known internationally for his innovative synthesis of industrial manufacturing and hand-made craft traditions. He has collaborated and consulted with numerous high-profile international design brands and manufacturers, including Cappellini, Dedon, Ligne Roset, Missoni, Roche Bobois, and Swarovski, among others. Through Aid To Artisans, Burks has also partnered with craftspeople in...
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2017 National Design Awards Gala.
Cooper Hewitt hosts the Teen Design Fair; teens talk with top designers working in the fields of fashion, product design, architecture, graphic design, and more! Featuring a Q&A with Tim Gunn!