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Thom Browne Reflecting on Uniformity

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

Join us for a conversation with Thom Browne, 2012 National Design Award winner for fashion design, and Matilda McQuaid, Deputy Curatorial Director and Head of Textiles for Cooper Hewitt. Browne is guest curator of the forthcoming Thom Browne Selects, which will feature mirrors, frames, and reflective wallcovering chosen by the designer from the museum’s permanent

$15

Emiliano Godoy and Rodrigo Corral: DISEÑO

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

Join us for an evening with the acclaimed Latino designers, Emiliano Godoy and Rodrigo Corral. Born in Mexico City, Godoy’s products are on view in Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.  With a commitment to a socially and environmentally responsible practice, Godoy develops processes that rely on skilled labor and utilize local materials. Graphic designer Rodrigo Corral

Kustaa Saksi and Tuomas Markunpoika: New Frontiers of Finnish Design

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

Join us for an evening with the acclaimed Latino designers, Emiliano Godoy and Rodrigo Corral. Born in Mexico City, Godoy’s products are on view in Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.  With a commitment to a socially and environmentally responsible practice, Godoy develops processes that rely on skilled labor and utilize local materials. Graphic designer Rodrigo Corral

Free

Richard Niessen & Craig Welsh: Ornament, Type, and History in Contemporary Graphic Design

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

Two short talks and a moderated conversation featuring graphic designers Richard Niessen and Craig Welsh will explore themes of ornament, type, and history in contemporary graphic design. Niessen’s poster series—Palace of Typographic Masonry—creates intricate arrangements of text and pattern, and is now on view in Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial. Welsh collaborated with AIGA Gold Medalist Elaine Lustig

$15

MORSE HISTORIC DESIGN LECTURE SERIES | SARAH GRANT

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

“Cowcumbers and Cornucopia”: Rediscovering the Grotesque in Design The grotesque is one of the most engaging and enduring motifs in the western ornamental repertoire and has had a profound impact on over four centuries of art and design. Endlessly versatile, the grotesque provided designers with an opportunity to showcase both their artistic imagination and their

$10 – $20

Unlocking the Secret Garden: A Celebration of Cooper Hewitt’s Arthur Ross Terrace and Garden

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

In 1901, Andrew Carnegie commissioned an innovative garden to complement his new home just off of Central Park. This idyllic space is now open to the public after its renovation designed by Walter Hood, principal of Hood Studio and winner of the 2009 National Design Award for landscape architecture. Margie Ruddick, 2013 National Design Award winner

By The People: Designing A Better America

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

The third exhibition of Cooper Hewitt’s Design with the Other 90 % series will examine how design is challenging social and economic inequality across America. Curator of Socially Responsible Design Cynthia E. Smith conducted over two years of field research—traveling to shrinking post-industrial cities, sprawling metro regions, struggling rural towns, along our border, areas impacted

Diseno Lecture | Architectural Innovations: Conversation with Ronald Rael and Patricio del Real

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

An evening of conversation with Ronald Rael of Rael San Fratello and Emerging Objects discussing his publication Printing Architecture: Innovative Recipes for 3D Printing and his work in architectural design. He is a researcher, design activist, author, and thought leader in the fields of additive manufacturing and earthen architecture. Rael will be in discussion with Patricio del

The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum 2 E 91st S, New York , NY, United States

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present “The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility” exhibition Dec. 14 through March 31, 2019. Featuring 40 projects that explore salient topics around the future of mobility and the urban environment, the exhibition will be punctuated with six provocations and a selection of design responses that reimagine livable streets and the way

$16
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