The University of the Art's Corzo Center for the Creative Economy in Philadelphia partnered with DesignPhiladelphia to present a five-part free lecture series, Periodic Lectures on Design. Five leading and influential designers and design thinkers will discuss today's innovative and exciting design world. "There's a growing and palpable design energy in Philadelphia. Through programs like this, we want to foster design discussions that bring together the University's design community and the creative and business innovators throughout the region," says Chris Garvin, a University of the Arts dean.
Check the jump for details on upcoming lectures with Matt Owens, Ellen Lupton and Tucker Viemeister!March 29. Matt Owens
"Creating the Collaborative Business Culture."
Founding partner of the design collective Athletics and the studio VolumeOne.
April 12. Ellen Lupton
"D.I.Y. Career Paths."
Curator of Contemporary Design for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and Director, Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA).
May 3. Tucker Viemeister
"From Designing Things to Designing Experiences."
As Director of the LABat Rockwell Group, Viemeister develops product and technology solutions for this cross-disciplinary architecture and design firm.
Past speakers include Tom Szaky, founder of TerraCycle Inc and Susan Szenasy, Editor in Chief, Metropolis.