October 20, 2017
Last night, Deborah Berke Partners received a National Design Award from the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Partners Deborah Berke, Maitland Jones, Marc Leff and Senior Principals Stephen Brockman and Caroline Wharton Ewing accepted the award on behalf of the firm. Author and comedian Michael Ian Black introduced us at the gala in the Museum’s garden, and Director Caroline Baumann presented the prize, which recognizes “excellence, innovation, and enhancement of the quality of life.” The other recipients include: Hartmut Esslinger, Susan Szenasy, Craig L. Wilkins, Design Trust for Public Space, MASS Design Group, Jennifer Morla, Slow and Steady Wins the Race, Stamen Design, Surface Design, and Joe Doucet. Congratulations to one and all!