Cooper-Hewitt Launches "Get Set in Style" Facebook Application


NEW YORK, NY.- The Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum today launched a Facebook application that allows users to virtually try on more than 25 objects from the “Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels” exhibition, on view at the museum through July 4. Developed in collaboration with the digital agency Kettle, the “Get Set in Style” Facebook app is the first of its kind for the Smithsonian Institution. “Cooper-Hewitt continually seeks new avenues to expand its community and fulfill its national mandate to raise awareness about design’s important role in daily life,” said Cooper-Hewitt Associate Director Caroline Baumann. “The ‘Get Set in Style’ app is a fun and innovative way for the museum to reach new audiences and spread the word about jewelry design.” By logging on to