The biggest teen design event of the year!
Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is gearing up to host the annual Teen Design Fair. We would like to invite your school to participate in this wonderful opportunity to provide New York City youth with information about the design profession. The event will introduce high school students to the world of design. Students will have the opportunity to talk with professionals working in various design disciplines such as fashion, product design, architecture, graphic design, and more. In addition, admissions and financial aid officers from national art and design schools will be on hand to provide information about the college application process.
Among the event highlights, students will hear from television’s most famous design mentor Tim Gunn. Students will also take part in the Design Career Challenge, a series of skill-building activities assisting the teens glean career-building knowledge from the guest designers. Students may earn a digital credential badge for documenting their experience.
Designer guests from previous years have included:
Tim Gunn- 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 2010 National Design Award finalist for communication
Stephen Doyle- winner of 2010 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!
Registration for the TDF is required.
Please use Eventbrite to reserve your tickets to this FREE event.
And one last thing…
A signed Parental/Guardian Consent form is REQUIRED for all youth attending this event. Please fill out the form and submit to the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.
- Submit via fax 212-849-8328
- or email to email@example.com.