Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

Think Digital! Interactive Workshop With the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York

On Monday, November 9th, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum will hold an interactive workshop inspiring participants to think digitally!

Verizon and Cooper Hewitt call on innovators to create interactive museum experiences

Verizon sponsors a competition created by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s Interaction Lab which calls creators to build tools that would assist museums with new digital interactions.

2020 SEGD Exhibition + Experience Week 1: Day 2 Q&A Roundtable

 

Roundtable Discussion - How do we break our unconscious biases?

Featuring:

Marko Rasic, Rasic+Vrabec, Croatia-based creative director and Red Dot Award winner
Monica Coghlan, Studio Joseph, Architect and lead designer for several Cooper Hewitt exhibitions
Andrea Lipps, Associate Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Purchase the 2020 Exhibition + Experience course videos

Design with the 90%

Finalist 2019
Design with the 90%

This exhibition celebrates design as a process, a way of thinking, and an approach to solving a problem—and the important role design can play in addressing critical human problems. Through the lens of design and inspiring objects, the exhibition appeals to broad audiences who might not otherwise visit the Discovery Center or engage in topics related to the Gates Foundation mission and work.

The Senses—Design Beyond Vision

Merit Award 2020
Finalist 2019
The Senses: Design Beyond Vision

Museums are places for community education, yet they are seldom accessible to everyone nor equitable in their presentation of content. Acknowledging the unfortunate truth that visually impaired people struggle to enjoy museum experiences, “Senses: Design Beyond Vision” invited visitors of all abilities to actively engage in the exhibition in ways surpassing conventional “universal design” considerations.

Thoughtful, Sustainable and Community-focused—Studio Matthews for Design with the 90%

Thoughtful, Sustainable and Community-focused—Studio Matthews for Design with the 90%

Read Time: 7.5 minutes

The third exhibition in the newly launched rotating exhibit space at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center (Seattle), “Design with the 90%,” was a collaboration between the Discovery Center, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (New York) and award-winning local design firm Studio Matthews.

Highlighting Design that Improves Lives

Highlighting Design that Improves Lives

Read Time: 1.5 minutes

Seattle’s award-winning team at Studio Matthews recently premiered the design of their newest exhibition at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center: "​Design with the  90%​." The exhibition, curated by Cynthia E Smith, Curator of Socially Responsible Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, and presented by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, is the third exhibition in the newly launched rotating exhibit space.  

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