Design Conversations Lecture Series 2014/2015

The Vignelli Center’s annual Design Conversations lecture series provides the community with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from design professionals.
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Medicine + Design Conference

Around the world healthcare professionals and designers are collaborating to produce innovative solution to major challenges in the wellness community. The Vignelli Center will host Medicine + Design: Healthcare and Wellness Conference at Rochester Institute of Technology on November 7 and 8, 2014.
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Design Conversations: Annette Kroger

 

 

Kroger-Lecture

 

“At First Sight…Pierre Mendell”

Graphic designer Annette Kröger has been in charge of 
Pierre Mendell Design Studio in Munich since 2009, 
after working there for many years as Mendell’s assistant. 
She will discuss his celebrated posters and her experiences
working in the studio with Pierre Mendell (1929–2008).
This talk complements the major exhibition of Mendell’s
posters in the Bevier and University Galleries at RIT
from August to October, 2014. The lecture and exhibition
are supported by a grant from Mark and Maura Resnick.

Interpreting services available upon request https://myaccess.rit.edu/

University Gallery
James E. Booth Hall
Rochester Institute of Technology

Park in lots E or F

For more information
Contact Katie Nix, Vignelli Center Program Assistant
kcnfaa@rit.edu

Upcoming Events and Exhibitions

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies hosts and supports a variety of events that advocate for design excellence including lectures, exhibitions and workshops.
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Pierre Mendell Poster Exhibition

June 4, 2014. The Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT will host a major exhibit of graphic designer Pierre Mendell’s posters concurrently in both Bevier Gallery and University Gallery.
The exhibition opens August 25, 2014.
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Visit the Vignelli Center

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies, located on Rochester Institute of Technology’s campus in Rochester, New York, is home to the archives of Massimo and Lella Vignelli.

The archives contain a comprehensive collection of primary source materials along with many examples of their finished works including identity campaigns, products, and furniture. The Vignelli Center has two levels of archival storage,
two galleries and a study room. It is open to the public and welcomes all visitors.

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Vignelli Center Open House: May 13, 2014

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies’ welcomes all members of the Rochester community to tour the archives and galleries, learn about our design programs and projects, and view artifacts from our unique collections on May 13, 2014
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Design Conversations: George M. and Gregory Beylerian

George M. Beylerian: Learning from Experience
Gregory Beylerian: From Concept to Reality, The Art of Living a Creative Life

Wednesday, May 8, 2014

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Design Conversations: Robert Appleton

Designer Robert Appleton will give a Design Conversations lecture titled “Vortex: Why Design Needs New Ways of Speaking” on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Rochester Institute of Technology.
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Design for Herbert Bayer’s World Geographic Atlas Roundtable

Vignelli Center Visiting Scholar Michael Burke will lead a roundtable discussion regarding Bayer’s work on the Atlas for Container Corporation of America.

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Design Conversations: Michael Bierut

In the world of design, every job, every project, every conversation, every fight, every heartbreak, every victory is a chance to learn something. Michael Bierut talks about his life in design and what he’s learned from his teachers, bosses, partners, and clients.

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Design Conversations: Ken Carbone

Ken Carbone, co-founder and Chief Creative Director of the Carbone Smolan Agency, will speak about what drives his design.

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Design Conversations: Spring Semester 2014

The Vignelli Center’s annual Design Conversations lecture series provides the community with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from design professionals.

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Design Conversations: Uniform Wares

Uniform Wares founders Oliver Fowles and Patrick Bek will visit RIT on January 29, 2014 to deliver a Design Conversations lecture.
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Design Conversations Speakers

The Vignelli Center’s annual Design Conversations lecture series provides the community with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from design professionals. Lectures serve to create design dialogue and discourse among students, faculty, and the community.

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Design Conversations: 50 Years and Counting

R. Roger Remington, Vignelli Distinguished Professor of Design, will deliver this year’s first Design Conversations lecture. This year, Remington celebrates 50 years of teaching design at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Massimo Vignelli: A Conversation at RIT

The Vignelli Center for Design Studies at RIT will host an informal evening of dynamic conversation about design with Massimo Vignelli. R. Roger Remington, Distinguished Professor of Design, will moderate.

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Massimo Vignelli Master Designer Workshop 2013

Immerse yourself in an intensive typography + graphic design experience at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies with Massimo Vignelli and RIT Design Faculty July 21-27, 2013.
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August de los Reyes of Xbox to Lecture

August de los Reyes will visit Rochester Institute of Technology in March and lecture as part of the Vignelli Center’s Design Conversations lecture series. His lecture is titled Design and The New Modern: Three Things You Should Know.

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Save the Date: Master Designer Workshop 2013

Massimo Vignelli will lead a Graphic Design + Typography intensive at the Vignelli Center for Design Studies
July 21-27, 2013.

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