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.
Author, educator and designer Kimberly Elam will talk about “Grids, Non-Grids, Broken Rules, and Passion in Design” on May 5 at Rochester Institute of Technology.
How does design change behavior? Antenna Design founders Masamichi Udagawa and Sigi Moeslinger will visit RIT for a Design Conversations lecture on March 4, 2015. This lecture is open to the public.
The Vignelli Center’s annual Design Conversations lecture series provides the community with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from design professionals.
Chris Pullman’s lecture scheduled for Monday, February 16 “10 Things I’ve Learned,” has been cancelled. Please join us tomorrow, February 17, in the University Gallery for a Design Conversations lecture on “Designing with Motion.” This talk focuses on how the conventions of typography and the dynamics of word-image interactions change when working with time, motion and sound.
“Designing with Motion.” Chris Pullman, former Design VP of WGBH Boston, will visit the Vignelli Center to deliver a Design Conversations lecture on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. His talk focuses on how the conventions of typography and the dynamics of word-image interactions change when working with time, motion and sound.This lecture is open to the public.
Gary Smith, Vice President of Product Design & Exploration at Herman Miller, Inc., the global leader in designed furnishings for working, living and healing environments, will lecture at Rochester Institute of Technology on December 2, 2014.
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.
What is #AskAnArchivist day?
On October 30th, archivists around the world will take to Twitter to answer your questions about any and all things archives! This day-long event will give you an opportunity to connect directly with archivists to ask questions, get information, or just satisfy your curiosity.
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
two galleries and a study room. It is open to the public and welcomes all visitors.
Jan Conradi, author of Lella and Massimo Vignelli: Two Lives, One Vision will speak at Rochester Institute of Technology about the Vignellis and Modernism.
“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/
James E. Booth Hall
Rochester Institute of Technology
Park in lots E or F
For more information
Contact Katie Nix, Vignelli Center Program Assistant
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies hosts and supports a variety of events that advocate for design excellence including lectures, exhibitions and workshops.
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.
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
George M. Beylerian: Learning from Experience
Gregory Beylerian: From Concept to Reality, The Art of Living a Creative Life
Wednesday, May 8, 2014
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.
Vignelli Center Visiting Scholar Michael Burke will lead a roundtable discussion regarding Bayer’s work on the Atlas for Container Corporation of America.
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.
Ken Carbone, co-founder and Chief Creative Director of the Carbone Smolan Agency, will speak about what drives his design.