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Teen Design Fair

At the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

The Cooper-Hewitt presents “The Teen Design Fair”

Teen Design Fair
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Date 15 October, 2012
Location The Altman Building
125 West 18th Street btwn 6th & 7th Avenue
New York, NY

Teen Design Fair (#TeenDesign)

Brooks will be participating as Assistant Professor at NJIT’s College of Architecture & Design in the 2012 Teen Design Fair!

An annual event held in New York City and Washington, D.C., the Teen Design Fair is a special opportunity for teens who want to learn about design careers from National Design Award winners and others working at the top their fields in fashion, interaction, communications, architecture, and more.

Photo Credit: Angela Jimenez Photography © Smithsonian Institution

Photo Credit: Angela Jimenez Photography © Smithsonian Institution

Meet Tim Gunn and other celebrity design professionals!

Registration is now open—reserve your spot. This is a special event for teens in grades 9-12 only, all other guests will not be admitted.

Designer guests from previous years have included: Tim Gunn, Chief Creative Officer for Liz Claiborne and host of Project Runway; Cynthia Rowley, acclaimed American fashion designer; Dennis Hwang, chief Google webmaster and logo designer; Maira Kalman, illustrator for The New Yorker, The New York Times, and National Design Award finalist for communication; Stephen Doyle, winner of communication National Design Award whose clients include Wired magazine; Jeff Hahn, creator of the interactive graphics wall for CNN and founder of Perceptive Pixel; Phil Jimenez, comic book illustrator for Marvel Comics, and many, many more!

About Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only museum in the nation devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. The Museum presents compelling perspectives on the impact of design on daily life through active educational and curatorial programming.

It is the mission of Cooper-Hewitt’s staff and Board of Trustees to advance the public understanding of design across the twenty-four centuries of human creativity represented by the Museum’s collection. The Museum was founded in 1897 by Amy, Eleanor, and Sarah Hewitt—granddaughters of industrialist Peter Cooper—as part of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. A branch of the Smithsonian since 1967, Cooper-Hewitt is housed in the landmark Andrew Carnegie Mansion on Fifth Avenue in New York City.


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