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New MoMA Flagship Store to Open Next Week
The new flagship Museum Store at the MoMA, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler, with retail design by Lumsden, will open on October 21 adjacent to the lobby of the Museum.
The Value of Good Design at MoMA
The Value of Good Design, on view at MoMA through June 15, explores the democratizing potential of design, beginning with MoMA's Good Design initiatives from the late 1930s through the 1950s, which championed well-designed, affordable contemporary products.
Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948-1980
'Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture in Yugoslavia, 1948- 1980' is the first major US exhibition to study the remarkable body of architectural work from Yugoslavia that sparked international interest during the 45 years of the country's existence.
MoMA Design Store Opens Its Second Standalone Japanese Outpost in Kyoto
The MoMA Design Store opened its second standalone store in Kyoto, designed by Lumsden.
MoMA Adds Original-Condition 1968 Fiat 500 to Collection
The Museum of Modern Art has acquired an original model of the Fiat 500F "Berlina," commonly referred to as the Cinquecento.
MoMA Completes First Phase of Renovation and Reveals Final Expansion Design
Glenn D. Lowry, Director of The Museum of Modern Art, today revealed the completed renovation of the east end of the Museum's campus and unveiled the full design of a multi-year expansion project, developed by MoMA with architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler.
Kickstarter x MoMA Design Store Collection Refresh
The MoMA Design Store has expanded its suite of products made with Kickstarter.
MoMA Design Store Unveils Kickstarter Collection
In honor of NYCxDesign, the MoMA Design Store is launching a new collection in partnership with Kickstarter.
MoMA Unveils Expansion Project
The Museum of Modern Art has unveiled its plans for a major building project that will expand the Museum's public spaces and galleries.
MoMA Audio+ Mobile Guide
The Museum of Modern Art has launched Audio+, delivering a new level of interpretive content for Museum visitors.
Mike Kelley at MoMA PS1
From October 13 through February 02, 2014, the MoMA PS1 will present a comprehensive survey of the work of Mike Kelley - one of the most influential artists of our time.
MoMA Adds Video Games & Gaming Console to Architecture and Design Collection
The Museum of Modern Art has acquired a selection of 6 more video games and 1 gaming console for its Architecture and Design collection.
MoMA Establishes the Department of Prints and Drawings
The Museum of Modern Art will combine its Department of Prints and Illustrated Books with the Department of Drawings, effective July 1.
MoMA Acquires 14 Video Games for Architecture and Design Collection
The Museum of Modern Art has acquired a selection of 14 video games, the seedbed for an initial wish list of about 40 to be acquired in the near future.
MoMA Releases Its First Enhanced Digital Books for iBookstore
The Museum of Modern Art has released its first enhanced digital books for Apple's iBookstore. Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000 and MoMA Collection Highlights: 350 Works from The Museum of Modern Art, made with iBooks Author, are available today from the iBookstore on iPad.
MoMA Art Lab App for iPad
The MoMA Art Lab for iPad is the Museum's first art-making app. Inspired by MoMA Art Labs, a series of interactive spaces at the Museum where kids and adults can engage with art through hands-on activities, the app offers an open-ended exploration of the various ways in which simple shapes and lines…
Art Breaks: MTV to Debut Video Art from Ten Emerging Artists Throughout 2012
Art Breaks is a new series of ten original video art pieces by some of the most exciting emerging artists working around the world today.
MoMA Appoints Pedro Gadanho Curator in the Department of Architecture and Design
Pedro Gadanho has been appointed curator in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art. He is a Lisbon-based architect, curator, and writer whose international work has focused on the connections between architecture and contemporary culture.
The Printed Picture: A Dynamic History of the Evolving Technology of Image-making
The Printed Picture is a website based on the publication and exhibition of the same name at MoMA that focused on the history of the printing of pictures, from prehistoric cave markings to cutting-edge digital printing technologies.
Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront
In the fall of 2009, The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 selected five interdisciplinary teams of architects, engineers and landscape designers to propose solutions to the effects of climate change on New York's waterfront.
Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream
Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream is a 14-month initiative to examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis in the United States.
MoMA Books App: Download MoMA e-books on Your iPad
MoMA Book is a free App for the Apple iPad that allows users to purchase, download, and read a growing number of MoMA's e-books, including favorite backlist titles that are no longer available in print, such as Atget by John Szarkowski.
MoMA Debuts Free iPad App in Conjunction with the Exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York
In conjunction with the exhibition Abstract Expressionist New York, on view at The Museum of Modern Art through April 25, 2011, MoMA released a free application for the Apple iPad.
Christophe Cherix Appointed Chief Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books at MoMA
Christophe Cherix has been appointed The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Chief Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books at The Museum of Modern Art.
MoMA Launches Free iPhone App
The Museum of Modern Art announced that the MoMA App is now available on the App Store.
Peter Eleey Appointed Curator of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center
Klaus Biesenbach, Director of P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, announced today that Peter Eleey has been appointed as the Curator of P.S.1.
New Directors / New Films 2010
The 39th annual edition of New Directors/New Films, the longstanding collaboration between The Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Museum of Modern Art dedicated to the discovery of new work by emerging filmmakers, will screen 38 films, at both venues, from March 24 through April 4, 2010.
Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront by MoMA
Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront is a major project organized by The Museum of Modern Art in cooperation with P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center that will bring together four teams of architects, engineers, and landscape designers to address and create infrastructure solutions to make New…
Rough Cut: Design Takes a Sharp Edge
The Museum of Modern Art presents Rough Cut: Design Takes a Sharp Edge, an installation in The Philip Johnson Architecture and Design Galleries on the third floor that showcases 98 objects in the Museum's collection whose impact is due not to their graceful formal qualities but to their designers' radical…
Image of the Internet Universe
A visualization depicting a frozen moment of activity in the Internet universe using computer tools at the San Diego Supercomputer Center at the University of California, San Diego, will be part of a special exhibit set to open later this month at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
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Gretel Designs Visual Identity for MoMA's Seasonal Reveal Campaign
MoMA opened an expanded and reimagined Museum in October of 2019, with a commitment to a rotating collection presentation, with more works on view that have rarely or never been shown.
Lumsden Designs Eighth MoMA Design Store at LOFT, Japan
Lumsden has designed the newly opened MoMA Design Store in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district. The new concession is the eighth Design Store for MoMA and comes ahead of the institution's reopening in New York later this year following an extensive overhaul.
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana Wins 20th Annual Young Architects Program
Hórama Rama by Pedro & Juana has been named the winner of The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1's 20th annual Young Architects Program.
Lumsden Recognised with German Design Award for MoMA Design Store
Lumsden recently received a German Design Award for the redevelopment of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) Design Store in New York City.
Aruliden Launches Product Collection with The Museum of Modern Art
Aruliden has launched a new product collection created in collaboration with The Museum of Modern Art.
Pigeons and Pretzels: MoMA Challenges Branding Students
MoMA has recently collaborated with the School of Visual Arts to offer design students in Debbie Millman's MPS Branding Department the opportunity to develop, prototype and present a high-stakes international branding campaign for the MoMA Design Store's "Destination: NYC" collection.
Winners of 2013 National Design Awards
The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has recently unveiled the winners of the 2013 National Design Awards.
2013 D-Crit Conference: counter/point
The 2013 D-Crit Conference, moderated by NPR's "The Takeaway" host John Hockenberry, and featuring graduating students of the SVA MFA in Design Criticism, will take place on May 11, 2013 at the Visual Arts Theatre in New York City.
Special Cars by Pininfarina: Pininfarina Launches Scale Car Models Collection
Pininfarina has launched its scale car models collection at International Toy Fair in Nuremberg.
SVA MFA Design Criticism Lecture Series: Fall 2012
SVA MFA Design Criticism Lecture Series, held on Tuesday evenings at D-Crit, presents lectures by the most thoughtful and provocative writers, editors, designers, and curators practicing today in the interrelated fields of design, architecture and urban planning.
Phoenix Design Week 2012
Presented by Lost Creature and the Arizona chapter of AIGA, Phoenix Design Week exhibits an impressive roster of events and internationally respected keynote speakers to the Phoenix Convention Center from September 24 through September 30, 2012.
The Pop-Up Generation: Design Between Dimensions
Young people born with and behind the screen live in a shadow area; a no man's land between the second and third dimension that they wish to connect.
Design/History/Revolution: The Intersections of Design and Revolutionary Movements Across Eight Centuries
Design/History/Revolution is an interdisciplinary conference exploring how design has shaped cultural, political, and scientific upheaval.
Whispers by Marcel Wanders
Whispers is a new wallpaper design collection from Marcel Wanders for Graham & Brown.
Urban Design Week 2011
Urban Design Week is a new public festival created to engage New Yorkers in the fascinating and complex issues of the public realm, and to celebrate the streetscapes, sidewalks, and public spaces at the heart of city life.
ADC 2011 Hall of Fame Laureates
The Art Directors Club announced the latest group of inductees into the prestigious ADC Hall of Fame.
Present Tense: The 2011 D-Crit Conference
School of Visual Arts (SVA) announced Present Tense: The 2011 D-Crit Conference, conceived and organized by graduating students of the MFA Design Criticism Department (D-Crit) at SVA.
Finnish Design Yearbook 2010-11
In 2010, design has taken on a clearly defined role in shaping the future.
Headspace: a Symposium on Scent as Design
Parsons The New School for Design and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced HEADSPACE: A Symposium on Scent as Design, which will take place on Friday, March 26 at Tishman Auditorium at The New School.
FIT Announces Its 2009 Lawrence J. Israel Prize: Gaetano Pesce
Honoring the best and the brightest for their contributions to the field of interior design, the Interior Design Department at FIT/SUNY announced this year's honoree of the 2009 Lawrence Israel Prize, Gaetano Pesce.
From Automotive Lightweight Design to Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York currently is exhibiting a chair designed by Dutch artist Joris Laarman, but created with the help of automotive engineer Dr. Lothar Harzheim, GM Europe Engineering Center in Russelsheim.
Nokia Morph: a Nanotechnology Concept Device
Morph, a joint nanotechnology concept, developed by Nokia Research Center (NRC) and the University of Cambridge (UK) - was launched today alongside the "Design and the Elastic Mind" exhibition, on view from February 24 to May 12, 2008, at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.
Behavior Design Brings George Seurat's Sketchbooks to Life
Behavior Design reunites with The Museum of Modern Art, New York, for their latest exhibition, Georges Seurat: The Drawings, creating an interactive touch-screen kiosk that enables MoMA's visitors to virtually explore Seurat's four surviving sketchbooks.