Events Calendar: April 6, 2005

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  • Extreme Textiles
    • “Cooper Hewitt exhibition showcases highly engineered technical textiles and products. More than 150 textiles will be on view, with areas of application ranging from architecture and apparel to health care, aerospace, and transportation.”
    • Through January 15, 2006
    • Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
    • 2 E. 91st St., New York. (212) 849-8400
  • Introduction to Sustainability: Twenty-First Century Paradigms, Practices, and Habits of Mind
    • “What is sustainability, and why are a growing number of business people, architects, government officials, designers, educators, planners, and others talking about it? In this all-day intensive seminar, professionals, community leaders, and concerned individuals explore the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind essential to developing sustainable practices.” Event is co-sponsored by Metropolis . AIA credits available.
    • April 16, 2005
    • The Graduate Center, CUNY
    • 365 Fifth Ave., New York. (212) 817-8215
  • Designing the It Girl: Lucile and Her Style
    • “English couturière Lucile was a master at turning her models and clients into star celebrities; the first “It” girls. Original garments, accessories, sketches and photographs are all on view, demonstrating the romantic, exotic, and modern Lucile style. “
    • Through April 16
    • Museum at FIT
    • 7th Ave. at 27th St., New York. (212) 217-5870
  • IDSA’s Northeast District Conference 2005
    • The Beyond… Conference promises to address, head on, the crossroads the Industrial Design profession is at today.
    • April 8-9, 2005
    • Pratt Institute, 200 Willoughby Ave., Brooklyn


  • Basquiat
    • We hear this is a damn good show and that Basquiat’s art is still hot – proof that he wasn’t just a flash in the pan. NY Mag says: “it catches the messy energy of the artist in his moment”
    • Through June 5, 2005
    • Brooklyn Museum


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