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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. The Carnegie Mansion, built between 1898-1902, underwent major renovation in order to become the new home of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Shopping bag design for Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. On white ground, a black and white photoillustration of a black shopping bag with printed white text: National / Design / Museum

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Cooper-Hewitt Museum, the Smithsonian Institution. Image of Carnegie Mansion museum building on blue background.

Happy Holidays from Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
This holiday greeting was designed by Stephen Doyle, winner of the 2010 National Design Award for Communication Design, for Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
On a stark white background large multicolored Futura font letters spell out the name of the Museum. Cooper-Hewitt [in small blue letters]; National [multicolored letters]; D [large blue letter]; e [red]; s [yellow]; i [maroon]; / g [blue]; n [gray-brown]. At bottom of sheet lower left in multicolored letters: Museum, and in maroon at lower right, Smithsonian / Institution.

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
On a stark white background large multicolored Futura font letters spell out the name of the Museum. Cooper-Hewitt [in small blue letters]; National [multicolored letters]; D [large blue letter]; e [red]; s [yellow]; i [maroon]; / g [blue]; n [gray-brown]. At bottom of sheet lower left in multicolored letters: Museum, and in maroon at lower right, Smithsonian / Institution.

COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES 2017 NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD WINNERS

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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...

Celebrating 100 Years, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Shopping bag design celebrating 100 years of Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. "100" in large orange font on white ground. "National Design Museum/ Years" superimposed on "100". Colored circles and text inside, floating, with lines all converging to "A" in "YEARS" located in center

COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES 2018 NATIONAL DESIGN AWARD WINNERS

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum today announces the winners of the 2018 National Design Awards, recognizing design excellence and innovation in 10 categories. Now in their 19th year, the annual awards promote design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world and are accompanied by robust educational programs in cities nationwide. The award recipients...

COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 2018 NATIONAL DESIGN WEEK EVENTS

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
The National Design Awards trophy, a stout glass asterisk, against a black background. Click on this image to learn more about the 2018 National Design Award winners.Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will host National Design Week from Oct. 13 through Oct. 18. National Design Week is a highlight of Cooper Hewitt’s full suite of fall programs, including interactive, hands-on activities, design workshops, an educator open house, panel discussions and master classes with National Design Award winners. National Design Week will culminate...

COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 2019 NATIONAL DESIGN WEEK EVENTS

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
FREE ADMISSION TO THE MUSEUM AND NATIONAL DESIGN WEEK PROGRAMS, OCT. 12–19 Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum today announced its National Design Week event lineup, which features action-packed programming for all ages from Saturday, Oct. 12, through Saturday, Oct. 19. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the National Design Awards, Target will offer free...

COOPER HEWITT LAUNCHES SECOND NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL DESIGN COMPETITION

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Print“Jeweled Splendors of the Art Deco Era: The Prince and Princess Sadruddin Aga Khan Collection” at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will feature more than 100 extraordinary examples of luxury cigarette and vanity cases, compacts, clocks and other objects. On view in the Carnegie Mansion’s Teak Room from April 7 through Aug. 27, the collection includes exquisite work from the premier jewelry houses of Europe and America—among them Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, Lacloche Frères, Boucheron and Bulgari—dating from 1910 to 1938.

Cooper Hewitt Short Stories: Erskine Hewitt

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
In our last Short Story, we perused children’s books by great designers donated by the Kean sisters. This month, staying in the theme of sibling charity, we profile another Hewitt who, in his own way, made a substantial contribution to Cooper Hewitt: Erskine Hewitt! In managing his family’s estates, particularly those of his sisters Sarah...

Earth Optimism at Cooper Hewitt

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
A Smithsonian celebration of Earth Day will focus attention on effective solutions for saving the planet.

Cooper Hewitt to Represent United States at London Design Biennale

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
CHSDM_Immersion_Room_WebFeatureCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum today announced that it will represent the United States at the inaugural London Design Biennale at Somerset House this September. The London Design Biennale will mark the first time that Cooper Hewitt’s Immersion Room and Pen, developed by the museum in collaboration with leading design firms and made possible through...

COOPER HEWITT AND CUBE DESIGN MUSEUM TO CO-ORGANIZE 2019 DESIGN TRIENNIAL

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
In spring 2019, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and Cube design museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands, will co-organize the exhibition “Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial,” which will open simultaneously at both museums. On view May 10 through Jan. 20, 2020, the Design Triennial will feature innovative projects, from 2016 and later, that highlight the ways designers are...

COOPER HEWITT, SMITHSONIAN DESIGN MUSEUM TO PRESENT “THE SENSES: DESIGN BEYOND VISION”

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” exhibition, on view April 13 through Oct. 28, which examines how multisensory design amplifies everyone’s ability to receive information, explore the world, satisfy essential needs and experience joy and wonder. “The Senses” features direct sensory experiences and displays practical, innovative and exploratory products...

Cooper Hewitt Short Stories: Hewitt Sisters Collect Wallcoverings

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
In last month’s Cooper Hewitt Short Story, we buttoned up with a rousing exploration of the history of the button as illustrated by Cooper Hewitt’s expansive collection. This month, we delve into the uniquely Cooper Hewitt collection of historical and contemporary wallcoverings. Greg Herringshaw, the museum’s curator of wallcoverings, outlines three key areas collected by...

Cooper Hewitt Short Stories: Sarah Hewitt’s Other Passion

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
featureTwo years ago, we launched a series of monthly blogs titled “Meet the Hewitts” in order to provide a social history of the Cooper Union Museum and its founders—sisters Sarah and Eleanor Hewitt—from 1859 to Sarah Hewitt’s death in 1930. We are supplementing that history with “Cooper Hewitt Short Stories,” brief observations about the Hewitt...

2017 Teen Design Fair | National Design Week

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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 PRESENTS “TABLESCAPES: DESIGNS FOR DINING”

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Detail view of surtout de table. In a magnificent golden centerpiece, sculptures of the Three Graces provide an architectural support for a food stand.Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum presents “Tablescapes: Designs for Dining,” an exhibition that offers a creative timeline of dining experiences through three distinct installations. At the center of the exhibition is Cooper Hewitt’s surtout de table, a magnificent, newly conserved treasure from the museum’s expansive collection of over 210,000 design objects that once ornamented the...

COOPER HEWITT PRESENTS “DESIGN BY HAND” PROGRAMS WITH SÈVRES PORCELAIN

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
For the seventh installment of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s popular Design by Hand series, the museum will present hands-on workshops with world-renowned Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory, celebrated for its technical innovation in form and materials throughout its 250-year history. Taking place May 15–20, the programs offer a unique opportunity for the public to engage with...

COOPER HEWITT ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 17TH ANNUAL NATIONAL DESIGN AWARDS

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
trophy2-e1460477176653Today, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Director Caroline Baumann announced the winners of the 2016 National Design Awards, recognizing excellence and innovation across a variety of disciplines in 11 categories. Now in its 17th year, the annual awards were established to promote design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world. The award recipients...
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