When Max Younger was a kid, his dad Dan was always on crutches. A serious childhood injury meant that his father was constantly in-and-out of the hospital, getting surgeries and knee replacements. "They caused irritation, bruising, and nerve damage in his hands," Max remembers. "He was never one to complain, but you could see it, and if you asked, he'd tell you."
Cooper Hewitt Hosts HS Design Summit
Three hundred Washington, DC public high school students will convene to participate in real-world design challenges followed by mentoring sessions with some of the nation's most celebrated designers in fields such as design, fashion, architecture and interior design. IDSA will offer on-site mentoring and career advice on industrial design.
Before Peter Muller-Munk molded plastic into headgear, the articulate, cultured German silversmith was a 22-year-old immigrant from Berlin to New York City. In the mid-1920s, he landed a job at Tiffany & Co., then left after less than a year to open his own studio. In a prophetic review of his silver designs published in December 1927, The New York Times called him “an artist of vision and taste.”