Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Emily Pilloton Lecture

Emily Pilloton, founder and executive director of Project H will be giving a free lecture in Baltimore tomorrow night. For those of you who aren't familiar with Pilloton's work, check out her manifesto about the future of design practice. It's one of the more articulate pieces advocating a new approach to design thinking and to business and funding models.

The 411:

Falvey Hall in the Brown Center at the Maryland Institute College of Art
Thursday, March 5

"Emily Pilloton is founder of Project H Design, an organization that is bringing simple technologies to people who need it. Find out how this young designer and activist has captured the world's attention, spearheading an international movement—from Los Angeles to Mumbai—to make design work better for people and the environment."

Sponsored by the Graphic Design MFA Program and the Department of Environmental Design, MICA.

And a reminder that TONIGHT is the monthly Design Conversation at the Wind Up Space.