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Panelists talk to a large audience during National Design Awards panel in Boston 2017
2017 National Design Awards in Boston
Live from the National Design Awards reception in Boston!
2017 National Design Awards in San Francisco
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, celebrates the west coast winners of the 2017 National Design Awards in San Francisco
When the Artisanal & Industrial Collide
New York-based designer Stephen Burks is known internationally for his innovative synthesis of industrial manufacturing and hand-made craft traditions.[1] 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...
Image of Mary Ping, Slow and Steady Wins the Race, accepts the 2017 National Design Award for Fashion Design, at Cooper Hewitt, on October 19, 2017
National Design Awards Gala 2017
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2017 National Design Awards Gala.
2017 Teen Design Fair | National Design Week
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!
COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES 2017 NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD WINNERS
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum has announced the winners of the 2017 National Design Awards, recognizing design excellence and innovation in 11 categories. Now in their 18th year, the annual awards promote design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world and are accompanied by robust educational programs. The award recipients will be honored...
National Design Awards Gala 2016 – Ceremony
Gala held in honor of the 2016 National Design Award winners. The National Design Awards were conceived by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to honor lasting achievement in American design. The Awards are bestowed in recognition of excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life. First launched at the White House in 2000 as...
National Design Awards Gala 2016 – Opening Remarks
Opening Remarks by Smithsonian’s Acting Provost and Under Secretary for Museums and Research, Richard Kurin, and Cooper Hewitt’s Director, Caroline Baumann. Gala held in honor of the 2016 National Design Award winners. The National Design Awards were conceived by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum to honor lasting achievement in American design. The Awards are bestowed...
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A Stone’s Throw Away
Transcending the boundaries of art and design, Rebeca Méndez’s graphics explore delicate relationships between the organic and the digital.[1] Throughout her career, the Los Angeles-based Mexico native has maintained a fascination with the physical structures, forces and matter of nature. Today, her work is identified with the use of strong symbolism and bespoke typography.[2] Such...