“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. …

A Global Design Superteam Supports Apple in Copyright Case

After a law suit, a series of appeals, a payout and another appeal, The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington upheld Apple’s claims that Samsung (a component supplier for Apple) did, in some ways, draw from Apple’s user interface and style and violated existing patents. That said, they also ruled that “the iPhone’s appearance could not be protected through trademarks.” And …

The First-Ever Dieter Rams Documentary

There are few names that draw as many design associations as Dieter Rams. The legendary figure of unprecedented imagination altered the world of industrial design. But remarkably, there’s never been a documentary about him or his immense contribution. That can change however, thanks to the efforts of Gary Hustwit, the filmmaker behind design docs “Helvetica,” “Objectified” and “Urbanized.” Hustwit is currently funding the Rams documentary …