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2014-07-15 12:30:48

Design students to showcase talents in store windows at Saks Fifth Avenue BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The design:retail Student Window Challenge, a design competition presented in cooperation with Saks Fifth Avenue, will offer visual merchandising students from FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Beverly Hills, Calif., the chance to showcase their talents in front of prominent retailers and design firms. The competition will take place on...

2014-06-17 12:25:08

NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Caroline Baumann, director of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (formerly Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum), today announced plans for the opening of the renovated and restored Carnegie Mansion and the 10 exhibitions that will inaugurate the revamped and expanded gallery spaces. The nation's only museum devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design, Cooper Hewitt will open its doors to the public on Friday,...

2014-06-13 16:22:46

Annual Event Offers Breathtaking Views of the Greater New York City Region and Fireworks Shows from the World-Famous 86th Floor Observatory NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 4, 2014, the Empire State Building (ESB) will host its annual Independence Day Celebration at the world-famous 86(th) Floor Observatory from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. With breathtaking views, guests from around the world will be able to experience the return of fireworks to the East River as part of...

2014-05-28 16:24:04

Design students offered the opportunity to showcase talents in store windows at Saks Fifth Avenue NEW YORK, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The design:retail Student Window Challenge, a design competition presented in cooperation with Saks Fifth Avenue, will bring together visual merchandising students from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and LIM College in New York on June 5 for the chance to showcase their talents in front of prominent retailers and design firms. The...

2014-05-01 23:05:14

LUNAR, one of the world’s leading product design and engineering firms, announced today it has won the prestigious National Design Award for Product Design from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 LUNAR, one of the world’s leading product design and engineering firms, announced today it has won the prestigious National Design Award for Product Design from the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Founded...

2014-04-07 08:39:37

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) ("ESRT") is one of the first New York City real estate owners participating in the launch of WiredNYC, a rating platform that evaluates the broadband connectivity and infrastructure of office buildings. The certification rating system, titled "Wired Certification," will include grades of Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Connected, and broadband information will be shared publicly through a web platform,...

2014-02-18 12:36:22

Innovative Handheld Multimedia Tour Included in Admission Price NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Building Observatory today announced the launch of its new Multimedia Experience which guides visitors through the icon's extraordinary exhibits and views with additional depth on the building's history. Created by industry leader Antenna International, the multimedia tour is included in the admission price and given to each guest to enhance the once-in-a-lifetime...

2014-02-06 12:24:33

NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has received a $10 million gift from the Morton and Barbara Mandel Family Foundation on behalf of longtime trustee and board chair Barbara Mandel and her husband Morton. The gift is the largest in the history of the museum and will support the new Cooper-Hewitt, which opens in fall 2014 with 60 percent more gallery space after a major renovation of the historic Carnegie Mansion...

2014-01-28 12:21:06

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the temperatures have plummeted to some of the coldest Western Pennsylvania has seen in decades, it hasn't changed the fact that the people in the community still need to get around. For many, that means riding the bus. But for those braving the cold at some bus stops in Pittsburgh, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield is offering an unexpected burst of warm air this winter. Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield has installed warming stations at...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.