Tag Archives for Cooper-Hewitt

Top 10 Design Publications to Shop at Design Miami/

The international design and art book publisher and retailer ARTBOOK | D.A.P. is here at the fair, presenting a curated selection of books and objects in partnership with The Shop at the Cooper-Hewitt, the Smithsonian’s National Design Museum.

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Summer Museum Shows

Design Miami’s selection of must see summer exhibitions from around the world!

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Museum Matters/ Caroline Baumann, Director of the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum

From 17th-century wearable textiles to airplane-printed wallpaper to part-Kevlar athletic shoes, design has the task of doing double duty: to function while being beautiful. To trace design’s history stateside, Artsy turns to its partner the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, the only museum in the U.S. devoted exclusively to historical and contemporary design.

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Caroline Baumann’s Favorite Work at DM/12

“Here’s to Charlotte Perriand, one of the most influential furniture designers of the early modern movement! I love of course the 1928 tubular steel chair, which she’s best known for, but it’s nice to see this 1963 piece here at Design Miami, very resonant with today’s trends. Functional, elegant, modern, and sculptural with simple lines and an innovative mix of materials for the period – still very much at the heart of contemporary lifestyle!”

CAROLINE BAUMANN/ Acting Director, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

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Cooper-Hewitt Tours of Design Miami/ 2012

The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum was opened in 1897 under the auspices of the Smithsonian, with the purpose of enriching the public’s knowledge of the nature and far-flung impacts of design. It is our pleasure to announce that Andrea Lipps, Assistant Curator of the Museum, will be be giving guided tours…

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