Being a platform for design.
“As designers, we use our skills to catalyze change.”
Cooper Hewitt works closely with the Smithsonian Institution to achieve greater reach, relevance, and impact worldwide.
This magnificent surtout de table, which once belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte’s stepson, Prince Eugène de Beauharnais, is a newly conserved masterpiece of design and is on view for the first time in 30 years thanks to support from the Smithsonian Women’s Committee.
Made possible by support from Target, Design Within Reach, Facebook, and Bloomberg Philanthropies, the National Design Awards honor lasting achievement in American Design.
Major support from Target and Adobe has helped us expand our National Design Week programming, which engages broad audiences in design workshops led or inspired by National Design Award winners.
Funding was also provided by Design Within Reach, Altman Foundation, Facebook, Edward and Helen Hintz, and Siegel Family Endowment.