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Cooper Hewitt
The Smithsonian Design Museum, located in the Carnegie Mansion on 91st & 5th. Legal:
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Emily Szasz 7h
As part of a Design Explorers field trip , kindergarteners sketch design objects felt in a special touch box (in this one: a baby bottle). Wonderfully expressive drawings!
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to Lewis Carroll, born 1832. On this most frabjous day, may you not be attacked by a Jabberwock or a deck of cards. Callooh! Callay! 📷 from a pop-up book of Alice in Wonderland from our Library. Learn more about pop-up books:
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Cooper Hewitt 7h
Object of the Day: Hop Smith in Venice
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 25
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 24
Julia Lohmann brings seaweed pavilion to Davos as climate change warning via
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 24
Object of the Day: Chips
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 24
“People always ask me, How do you know it’s a good idea when you start? Well, you don’t know it’s a good idea. All you can do is feed it with your love, hopes, dreams, and desires to make it grow.” — Watch the full talk:
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Caroline Baumann Jan 24
Hear my conversation with artist and innovator Daan Roosegaarde, founder of the social design lab , which seeks to improve life in urban environments:
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Dougal Shaw Jan 24
New Davos report: Could algae offer an alternative to plastic? I spoke with Atelier Luma from France at the conference - they were there with -
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 23
What a lively discussion on and design!
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 23
Today at , designers Sam Van Aken and demonstrated how they use ancient agricultural techniques to create their work.
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 23
Our Partnering with Nature exhibition continues today at . In the spirit of , four interactive installations invite participants to imagine a more sustainable and regenerative approach to working with nature. Learn more:
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 23
Object of the Day: Glass Shaped in Volcanic Stone
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
participants: Learn what ancient agricultural techniques can teach us about caring for the land. Join for a discussion and hands-on workshops with designers and Sam Van Aken, Thurs, Jan. 23, 16:45 - 17:30.
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
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Here's speaking with Julia Lohmann, founder of the Department of Seaweed, and making his own design with seaweed—an abundant, renewable material that has many potential applications.
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
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Rock on! Peter Gabriel dropped by for a grafting demonstration with Sam Van Aken. Through grafting, Van Aken designs a tree that can grow 40 types of fruit.
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
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Angelique Kidjo visited our exhibition Partnering with Nature. She chatted with Sam Van Aken, an artist who employs ancient tree grafting techniques to preserve heritage fruit varietals endangered by industrial agriculture.
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
Music to our ears! At , our curator Matilda McQuaid was joined by Yo-Yo Ma. Here, they explore Totomoxtle, a colorful veneer that designer Fernando Laposse makes from heirloom Mexican corn husks, promoting local economies and preserving traditions.
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Lonnie G. Bunch III Jan 22
When recycling, we try to minimize environmental harm. Discussing climate change, we envision saving ecosystems from ruin. In an exhibit at the World Economic Forum, brings a more hopeful framing to our relationship with nature. What if we collaborated with nature?
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Cooper Hewitt Jan 22
Object of the Day: Winnie the Pooh
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