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Design for a Living World

May 14, 2009 – January 4, 2010

Museum: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Location: 2nd Floor

Ten leading designers have been commissioned to develop new uses for sustainably grown and harvested materials in order to tell a unique story about the life cycle of materials and the power of conservation and design. The featured designers and places include Yves Behar/Costa Rica, Stephen Burks/Australia, Hella Jongerius/Mexico, Maya Lin/Maine, Christien Meindertsma/Idaho, Abbott Miller/Bolivia, Isaac Mizrahi/Alaska, Ted Muehling/Micronesia, Kate Spade/Marshall Islands, and Ezri Tarazi/China. The exhibition will feature the prototypes, drawings and finished products created by the designers.