Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

New York, NY
May 17 - June 3, 2008
GlassLab at the Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum 2008

GlassLab graced the elegant garden of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, with more than 10 days of design performances. Designers included Harry Allen, Laurene and Constantin Boym, Michelle Oka Doner, Ted Muehling and Tobias Wong.

Designers

Harry Allen was born in New Jersey in 1964. He earned a B.A. in political science from Alfred University in 1986, and an M.I.D. in industrial design from Pratt Institute in 1993. Allen founded his design consultancy, Harry Allen Design, in... more

Constantin and Laurene Boym run Boym Partners, Inc., a New York-based design studio established in 1986. Boym Partners designs products such as tableware for Alessi and Authentics, watches for Swatch, lighting for Flos, showrooms and retail... more

Michele Oka Doner was born in Miami Beach, Florida in 1945. Oka Doner earned a bachelor of science and design (BSDES) in 1966, and her MFA in 1968, both from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. In 1969, she completed postgraduate work ... more

Ted Muehling was born in New Jersey in 1953. In 1975, he earned a degree in industrial design from the Pratt Institute in New York, where his mentors included designers Gerald Gulotta, Rowena Reed, and William Fogler. Since 1976, Muehling h... more

Tobias Wong was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1974, and he died in 2010 in New York City. In 1997, Wong moved to New York to study art and architecture at the Cooper Union School of Art, where he graduated in 2000 with a f... more

Francisco Costa was born in Brazil in 1964 into a family of fashion designers.  In the early 1990s, he moved to New York City to study English and to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), where he was awarded the Idea Como/... more

Massimo Vignelli was born in Milan, Italy in 1931 and died in 2014 in New York City. He studied architecture in Milan and Venice. From 1957 to 1960, Vignelli traveled to the United States on fellowships from the Towle Silversmiths in M... more

Tom Scott, born in 1974, is a native of Pennsylvania. He learned about textiles from his father, who was a carpet weaver, and his grandmother, who was a lace maker. He attended school at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, and... more

Patrick Li was born in 1968. After earning an undergraduate degree in architecture, he worked for magazines, including Emigre, Interview, and Colors. Subsequently, Li was employed for eight years assisting Fabien Baron, a fashion art direct... more

Tim Dubitsky was born in 1978 in Michigan. Dubitsky earned a BA in studio art and psychology from New York University in 2000. Dubitsky works in a style that he has coined “autopluralism.” Drawing from the stylistically free forms of th... more

Steven and William Ladd are brothers who were raised in St. Louis, Missouri. They were born in in 1977 and 1978, respectively. Steven graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City in 1998, where he explored theatre, fashion, performanc... more

Jason Miller was born in New York in 1971. He received a B.A. from Indiana University in 1993, and an M.F.A. from the New York Academy of Art in 1995. From 1995 to 2001, Miller worked in the studios of sculptor Jeff Koons and designer Kari... more

Jon Otis was born in 1957. Otis studied English, journalism, and art history at Moravian College in Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.A. in 1979. He earned a M.S. in interior design and architecture studies from the University of Massachuse... more

Masamichi Udagawa was born in 1964 in Tokyo, Japan. He graduated with a BE degree in industrial design from Chiba University in Japan, and received a Master of Fine Arts degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan in 1991. Prior to co-... more

Sigi Moeslinger was born in 1968 in Vienna, Austria. She studied industrial design in Austria, Switzerland, and the United States. She graduated with a BS in industrial design from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, a... more

Sebastián Errázuriz was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1977, and he was raised in London. Errázuriz was trained as a sculptor and industrial designer. He has attended art courses in Washington, film courses in Edinburgh, Scotland, and desig... more

Paul Haigh was born in England in 1949. He completed his B.A. at Leeds Polytechnic in 1972, and he received his master’s degree (M.Des.) from the Royal College of Art, London in 1975. He immigrated to the United States in 1978 to design f... more

Arik Levy was born in 1963 in Tel Aviv, Israel. After serving in the Israeli army, and then managing a graphic design studio and a surf shop in Tel Aviv, Levy moved to Europe. He studied industrial design at the Art Center Europe in Switzer... more

Chad Phillips was born in 1972. He received a BS in psychology from Tennessee State University in 1995. From 1998 to 2002, Phillips was product manager at Moss in New York City. From 2003 to 2010, Phillips worked at Kidrobot as director of... more

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Videos: 

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Chad Phillips describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designers Constantin & Laurene Boym describe working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Francisco Costa describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Harry Allen describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Laurene Boym describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Masamichi Udagawa describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Massimo Vignelli describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Michele Oka Doner describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Patrick Li describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Sebastián Errázuriz describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Sigi Moeslinger describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Ted Muehling describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Tim Dubitsky describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Tobias Wong describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designer Tom Scott describes working at GlassLab during this event.

In May, 2008, GlassLab presented at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Designers Steven and William Ladd describe working at GlassLab during this event.