Providence Academy sophomore wins national contest for chair design

Claire Christianson presents her chair design to a panel of judges at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City April 3.  Photo by Angela Jimenez for Cooper Hewitt www.angelajimenezphotography.com

Claire Christianson presents her chair design to a panel of judges at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City April 3.
Photo by Angela Jimenez for Cooper Hewitt
www.angelajimenezphotography.com

As long as she can remember, Claire Christianson, a Providence Academy sophomore, has wanted to be a designer.

As the winner of Cooper Hewitt’s Student Design Challenge #ThinkOutside, Christianson is that much closer to making her dreams come true.

Christianson won the first-ever nationwide high school design contest hosted by the New York based design museum – in collaboration with Target – for her unique chair design inspired by one a vase from the museum’s collection. Her design was ultimately chosen from among hundreds of submissions in 19 states.

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