Hey! DesignMatters inaugural event focuses on the concept of collaboration and the interplay between the various design disciplines. A chair design competition will be held to exhibit the process, creativity, and ingenuity of collaborative design.
Steve Frykholm, Creative Director at Herman Miller, joins DesignMatters as the keynote speaker. Frykholm was recognized as the 2010 AIGA Medalist for establishing the highest standards of corporate design through his work shaping the visual identity and sensibility of American design innovation company Herman Miller for more than 40 years. His work has been published and exhibited around the world; his posters are in the collections ranging from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to the Cooper- Hewitt National Museum of Design to the Library of Congress. He’s won graphic design and communications awards from AIGA, the New York Art Directors Club, American Centerfor Design, Communication Arts, Graphis, and Print. The event will feature a Slide Slam, fast paced and entertaining presentations focusing on the theme of collaboration and curated exhibit of all entries.
We invite all design professionals, their providers, students and anyone interested to participate in the DesignMatters chair design competition. Entries will be showcased at the forum. Attendees of the event will have the opportunity to participate in a chair auction and People’s Choice Award.
DesignMatters celebrates and advocates the value of good design. Well designed objects, images, and spaces have the power to empower an individual, inspire the masses, and enrich a whole community.
Request for call for entries: firstname.lastname@example.org
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