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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum Announce Launch of the 2013 People’s Design Award Contest

The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and Smithsonian magazine today announced the launch of the People’s Design Award contest, Sept. 10 through Oct. 11. This year, the public is invited to vote for their favorite design from a pool of 20 works that emphasizes how innovative design makes a difference in our everyday lives. The winning design will be announced live Oct. 17 at the National Design Awards Gala in New York.

Design enthusiasts are invited to vote once per day for their favorite design by visiting