Design for design's sake -- design authorship in experimental publications

Steven McCarthy (Graphic Design) will give an illustrated presentation on works from the Goldstein Museum's graphic design collection. Centered around the concept of design authorship -- where designers' roles are expanded from professional service providers to socially, culturally and politically engaged communication initiators -- the collection spans 70 years of innovation. Among the notable publications are early 20th century journal PM (eventually A-D), the complete set of Emigre Magazine from the late 20th century, and issues of Push Pin Graphic, Octavo: A Journal of Typography, Portfolio, Fuse, News of the Whirled, and others. Artifacts from the collection will be on display.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007 
6:00-8:30 pm
274 McNeal Hall

Here By Design exhibition open by special arrangement, 6-7 p.m. Presentation by McCarthy and archival display, 7-8 p.m. Q&A and refreshments, 8:00-8:30 p.m.