“We are incredibly humbled by this amazing honor from Cooper Hewitt. We’ve been so fortunate to work with unbelievable clients and partners who understand what great design can do when you put creative talent in a leadership position. I’m very proud of our team and the fantastic body of work we’ve created together, and we are all excited to continue to push the boundaries of what we can accomplish.”
He’s a dedicated public servant who helped shine a global spotlight on industrial design on the 50th anniversary of the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)—and beyond. US Representative Gerald E. Connolly was honored with the 2015 IDSA Special Award for notable results, creative and innovative concepts and long-term benefits to the profession, its educational function and society at large.