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September 11, 2015 | DesignPhiladelphia, 2015 Festival
SOCIETY OF DESIGN CONFERENCE THURSDAY 10/15 | 9AM-5PM Harrison Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania | 3260 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 PART OF THE 2015 DESIGNPHILADELPHIA FESTIVAL Design Your Own Schedule at DESIGNPHILADELPHIA.ORG Click HERE to add this event to your 2015 Festival Schedule A one-day, multidisciplinary design event featuring leading creatives who shape culture around the world. Eight speakers will take the stage in the Harrison Auditorium on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania to share compelling and thought-provoking case studies from a wide range of design disciplines. Three of the featured speakers are visiting from Europe which helps to make the day’s presentations even more of a unique opportunity. Nick Asbury (England) has been described by Creative Review magazine as ‘the designer’s writer,’ Annie Atkins (Ireland) has designed graphics for two Oscar-nominated films, the animated feature The Boxtrolls and Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel (Academy Award for Best Production Design), and Oskar Zieta’s (Poland) efforts in industrial design are permanently exhibited, among others, in Centre Pompidou in Paris. The featured speakers from the U.S. include internationally-awarded architect Craig Dykers from Snøhetta, interaction and media designer John Ryan from Local Projects, lettering superstars Spencer Charles and Kelly Thorn, and...more