September 13: Exploratory Languages with Rick Valicenti

September 13: Exploratory Languages with Rick Valicenti
Hosted by SAIC’s Visual Communication Design department, the Exploratory Languages lecture series features leading designers / educators from the across the country that design interactions and experiences of social benefit and cultural critique.

Rick Valicenti
Principal, Thirst, Chicago
Thursday, September 13
SAIC Columbus Auditorium (280 Columbus Drive) 5:15 pm

Rick Valicenti is the founder and design director of Thirst, a communication design firm devoted to art, function, and real human presence. Valicenti is the 2011 Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award recipient for Communication Design, an honor bestowed by the White House. In 2006 he received the AIGA Medal, the highest honor of the graphic design profession, for his sustained contribution to design excellence and the development of the profession. Thirst’s works are included in the permanent collections of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Library of the Museum of Modern Art, and Art Institute of Chicago.

Lectures are free and open to the public.
For more information about this series please visit the SAIC web site.

By AIGA Chicago
Published August 18, 2012
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