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Isistius brasiliensis

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division

Uropterygius xanthopterus

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division

Uropterygius

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
Label in jar says 2 specimens, and 2 specimens were xrayed on 29 Jan 1997

Uraspis uraspis

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division

Uraspis uraspis

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division
112mm FL.

Uropterygius xanthopterus

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division

Uropterygius

NMNH - Vertebrate Zoology - Fishes Division

The Amenities of 2030

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Illustration for Frederick Edwin Smith’s book, The World in 2030 A.D., for which Kauffer produced a series of drawings using an airbrush technique. At bottom, two rows of people sit in chairs watching a presenter, standing in front of them. The standing figure points to a large presentation screen above. On the screen, a depiction of an artist mannequin running to the right, and a note on the diagram at upper left that reads: Chart A / Movement.

Defiant Jewelry: A Business Model for Challenging Social Injustice

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Talk by Amy Peterson, cofounder and CEO, and Patricia Caldwell, production manager, of the Detroit-based jewelry design studio Rebel Nell. Conversation to follow with Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design and curator of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

Sidewall

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Against a light blue ground, finely embossed, is printed an arabesque design with circular motifs composed of addorsed griffins, an urn, a chalice, bunches of roses and wheat, connected by thin, serpentine ribbons and leafy branches. Printed in several values of warm gray, with gold details. Drop match straight repeat. Printed in margin: "590".

Digital Pioneers and the Urban Environment

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Across the United States, designers are using cognitive computing and data analysis to help American cities meet the needs of their diverse populations. Tiffany Chu, Code for America fellow and cofounder of the public transport data initiative Remix; Adam Cutler, distinguished designer at IBM Design; and Sarah Williams, director of MIT’s Civic Data Design Lab and cocreator of the City Digits: Local Lotto project, will discuss the promise and challenges of this important partnership with moderator Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design. Remix and City Digits: Local Lotto are currently on view in the special exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

Design Revolution

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Join us for a discussion with Emily Pilloton, author of Design Revolution, Allan Chochinov, founder of Core77, Susan Szenasy Editor in Chief of Metropolis Magazine, and Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Design Revolution, features more than 100 contemporary design products and systems — safer baby bottles, a high-tech waterless washing machine, low-cost prosthetics for landmine victims, Braille-based Lego-style building blocks for blind children, wheelchairs for rugged conditions, sugarcane charcoal, universal composting systems, DIY soccer balls — that are as fascinating as they are revolutionary, in an exceptionally smart, friendly and well-designed book that makes the case for design as a tool to solve some of the worlds biggest social problems in beautiful, sustainable and engaging ways—for global citizens in the developing world and in more developed economies alike.

Sidewall and border

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Against a light gray ground are printed isolated, oval-shaped rings of stamped silver, leafy vines. Drop match. Two incomplete widths are joined with a section of printed border, with beading and arches against a deep red ground, across the top.

Golda Meir

National Portrait Gallery

Senecio mucuyanus Cuatrec.

NMNH - Botany Dept.
Notas a la Flora de Colombia, VI. March 1944, Fig. 22

Cuatrecasas, Jose

Senecio mucuyanus (Asteraceae). - Type; Collection: Gehriger 90, Venezuela, Laguna de Mucuy; leaf. - ca. 1944.

Senecio tamaensis (Asteraceae). - Type; Collection: Cuatrecasas, R.E. Schultes & E. Smith 12737, Colombia, Norte de Santander; leaf. - ca. 1944.

Reimagining Mobility: Designing the Connected City

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles provides cities and residents an opportunity to reimagine shared public spaces. How can design further this effort and help to create more livable, equitable streets? This conversation tackles shared data, transportation technology, and civic responsibility with three leaders in the field of mobility design. Panelists: Sarah Williams, Director, Civic Data Design Lab at MIT Ryan Powell, head of research and UX design, Waymo Jack Robbins, Principal, Director of Urban Design, FXCollaborative Moderator: Cynthia E Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design

Reimagining Mobility: Designing the Connected City

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles provides cities and residents an opportunity to reimagine shared public spaces. How can design further this effort and help to create more livable, equitable streets? This is a conversation about shared data, transportation technology, and civic responsibility with three leaders in the field of mobility design. Panelists: Sarah Williams, Director, Civic Data Design Lab at MIT Ryan Powell, head of research and UX design, Waymo Jack Robbins, Principal, Director of Urban Design, FXCollaborative Moderator: Cynthia E Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design

Game Changers: Liz Ogbu on Social Innovation

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Liz Ogbu in conversation with Curator of Socially Responsible Design at Cooper Hewitt Cynthia E. Smith. From designing shelters for immigrant day laborers in the United States to a water and health social enterprise for low-income Kenyans, Liz Ogbu has a long history of working with communities in need to leverage the power of design to deliver social impact. A designer, urbanist, and social innovator, she is founder and principal of Studio O, a multidisciplinary design and innovation firm, as well as adjunct faculty at UC Berkeley and Stanford’s d.school. Previous roles include first ever Scholar-in-Residence at the Center for Art & Public Life at California College of the Arts, Innovator-in-Residence through the inaugural IDEO.org Fellowship, and Design Director at the nonprofit Public Architecture. Game Changers is made possible by support from IDEO.

Sink or Float: Water and Design Solutions

Smithsonian Education
People around the world are confronted with rising water, drought conditions, increased weather extremes and are challenged by the need for sustainable energy resources. From increasing access to water to helping people respond to changing environments, designers are responding with innovative solutions ranging from floating houses to energy produced by ocean waves. Presented by: Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design and Caroline Payson, Educator at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Original Airdate: February 8, 2012 You can stay connected with the Smithsonian's upcoming online events and view a full collection of past sessions on a variety of topics.: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/events/online_events.html With support from Microsoft Partners in Learning.

Design Talks: Timothy Prestero

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Design that Matters, National Design Award winner for Corporate and Institutional Achievement, is a nonprofit design company that partners with social entrepreneurs to design products that address basic needs in developing countries. Led by cofounder Timothy Prestero, over 850 academic and professional collaborators have worked together to create dozens of product concepts, including a low-cost neonatal incubator using spare car parts, and a phototherapy device for treating newborn jaundice in Vietnam (see image above). Join Timothy Prestero as he speaks with Cynthia E. Smith, Cooper-Hewitt's Curator of Socially Responsible Design, about his work and the important role of mentoring in the fields of design and social entrepreneurship. About the series: The Design Talks series was started in spring 2010 by late Cooper-Hewitt Director Bill Moggridge (1943-2012), and has featured Chad Hurley of YouTube, Michael Bierut of Pentagram, Michael Graves, and Acumen Fund Founder and CEO Jacqueline Novogratz, among others.

Design Talk | Reimagining Mobility: Designing the Connected City

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
The arrival of connected and autonomous vehicles provides cities and residents an opportunity to reimagine shared public spaces. How can design further this effort and help to create more livable, equitable streets? This in-depth conversation with three leaders in the field of mobility design covers shared data, transportation technology, and civic responsibility . Panelists: Sarah Williams, Director, Civic Data Design Lab at MIT Ryan Powell, head of research and UX design, Waymo Jack Robbins, Principal, Director of Urban Design, FXCollaborative Moderator: Cynthia E Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design The exhibition, "The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility" is on view at Cooper Hewitt through March 31, 2019.

Beyond Books: Redefining the Civic Role of Public Libraries

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
U.S. public libraries are redefining and expanding their roles in civic life to ensure community access to the vital information and tools needed to learn, create, and improve lives. Join us for a conversation on public libraries as hubs for civic engagement, with a focus on the innovative neighborhood libraries featured in the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America. Cynthia E. Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design at Cooper Hewitt, moderates a discussion between Zena Howard, principal and architect at Perkins+Will and project manager of two branch libraries for the D.C. Neighborhood Libraries project, and Nate Hill, executive director of Metropolitan New York Library Council and former deputy director of the Chattanooga Public Library.

With Empathy and Care: Designing to Improve People’s Lives

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
How do designers best understand and meet the needs of underserved communities? What practices foster deeper insight and promote new creative thinking? In conjunction with the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America, Cooper Hewitt and Pratt Institute, with additional support from CaringKind, host a presentation and discussion of these questions and more with National Design Award winner Constantin Boym, Chair of Pratt Institute’s Industrial Design program, graduate students of the program, and prosthetic designer Garrett Hurley. Pratt Institute collaborated with the nonprofit organizations CaringKind, dedicated to Alzheimer’s caregiving, and CHiPS, a soup kitchen and shelter, to develop multi-disciplinary designs to meet the needs of these communities with empathy and care. Hurley is the designer of the Infinite Socket, a breakthrough prosthetic socket design, which was developed in the community-based prototyping and fabrication studio TechShop, now on view in the exhibition. Curator of Socially Responsible Design Cynthia E. Smith moderates the program.
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