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AIADO Design Show 2016 Events


The Design Show 2016

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago invites you to a variety of special events to celebrate the opening of the Design Show 2016.

We are pleased to show our graduate work in in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Designed Objects (including SAIC's 2016 whatnot collection featured during Milan Design Week), Fashion Design, Art and Technology Studies, and Historic Preservation and to welcome guests from the city and design community.

Saturday, May 14:

Public Critiques
9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Guest critics include:
Petra Bachmaier: Partner, Luftwerk
Graeme Brooker: Head of Interior Design, Royal College of Art
Dennis Furniss: Vice President, Nutrition and Sport Design at PepsiCo
Gordon Gill: Principal, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Natalie Jeremijenko: Artist and Engineer
Pierre Alexandré De Looz: Architect, Writer, and Contributing Editor for 032c
Ana Miljacki: Associate Professor of Architecture, MIT
Juan Garcia Mosqueda: Curator, Chamber; SAIC Alum
Daniel Streng: Founder and CEO, Rubrik LLC

Panel Symposium
4:30–5:30 p.m.

6:00–8:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 19:

Design Council Spring Meeting
4:30–6:30 p.m.

SAIC welcomes you to join the spring meeting of the Design Council, a group of design professionals who advise and support the efforts of AIADO. Raise a glass in celebration of the Design Show 2016 and another successful academic year at SAIC. Learn about progress and plans for design education at SAIC. RSVP to Alex Williams at awilliams22@saic.edu by May 16.

Public Walk Through of Design Show 2016
5:30–6:30 p.m.

All events are open to the public and take place at Block Thirty Seven, 108 N. State St., 3rd floor

The Design Show 2016: May 14-31

Monday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Additional hours:
Sunday, May 15, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Monday, May 30, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

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