Revealing MODU + Eric Forman Studio’s 2020 Times Square Valentine Heart

"Heart Squared" wins the 12th annual public art installation competition

Set in front of Father Duffy Square’s iconic Red Steps, Times Square‘s Valentine Heart public art installation appears year after year from 30 January through 28 February. For the 12th annual installation, selected through the Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, MODU Architecture and Eric Forman Studio‘s winning design will come to life. Known as “Heart Squared,” the multi-dimensional, mixed material work will celebrate love …

“Bob Greenberg Selects” at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum

A master of design's concise exhibition highlights special pieces from the collection

To know the work of Bob Greenberg—founder and chief executive of advertising and design agency R/GA—is to understand the full scope of his genius. A global roster of clients have benefitted from his vision since 1977. Greenberg is the latest (and 16th) guest curator for Cooper Hewitt‘s “Selects” series, a run of exhibitions wherein an expert selects certain pieces from their permanent collection to highlight. …

Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

Forging unique definitions through innovative design

The work of designers is rooted in shape, form and color—qualities attributed to external appearance—yet many shy away from consciously acknowledging the notion of beauty. Opening today, “Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial” (taking over two floors of NYC’s Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum) is brave enough to attempt navigating the concept. Works from 63 international designers in a range of fields—each armed with their unique perspective …