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.
The Vignelli Approach to Apparel Design: An Early Venture into Sustainability and Investment Dressing was presented at the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) 2012 Annual Conference in Honolulu, Hawaii by Melissa Moukperian and Kristen Morris.
Walt Disney Signature has donated “Airline 009” by designer Cory Grosser to Product Timecapsule. The Airline 009 is inspired by a highly sought after Art Moderne product.
Lee Green, Vice President, Worldwide IBM Brand and Values Experience, will give a talk titled “Design Leadership at IBM” on Wednesday, November 7 in the University Gallery. Mr. Green is also an alumnus of the Rochester Institute of Technology.
American Institute of Architects President Jeffery Potter, FAIA is the Vignelli Center’s next Design Conversations lecturer.
AREAWARE, a New York City based manufacturer of functional and unusual everyday objects, has donated several new items to Product Timecapsule.
George Lois, a leader in the “Creative Revolution” in advertising during the 1960s, on which the popular TV show Mad Men is based, is donating a majority of his archive to Rochester Institute of Technology.
The Vignelli Center for Design Studies first exhibition of the 2011/2012 year, “Bruno Monguzzi: An exhibition of posters from the Tom Strong Collection,” opened on September 9, 2011. Monguzzi’s posters were displayed in both University Gallery and Bevier Gallery through October 28, 2011.
Graduate Industrial Design students participated in a small group discussion and lecture about Braun with Visiting Designer Michael Burke.
The 8125 Calculator for Monroe, designed by Josh Owen, joins Product Timecapsule collection.