Exposed: A Design Lecture Series – John Bosio Lectures at The University of the Arts, co-sponsored by AIGA Philadelphia
Since 1966, the Graphic Design Department at The University of the Arts has sponsored lectures by architects, designers, and provocateurs, among them Louis Kahn, Paul Rand, April Greiman, Dan Friedman, Nathan Felde, Hugh Dubberly, Irma Boom, Matthew Carter, Dan Boyarski, Rosemary Tissi, Liz Sanders, Jorge Frascara, Jodi Forlizzi, and Keith Godard, among others. The great majority of the lecturers have been designers-in-residence in the Department of Graphic Design at the University at the time of their lecture, and this year is no exception. In 2011, the University returns to its roots in preciding at the founding of the Philadelphia chapter of AIGA with its collaborative sponsorship of lectures, a fruitful partnership that marked the Philadelphia design scene of the 90s. John Bosio “WELL…LET’S GO THEN! Designing in a Collaborative Environment.” As a partner at MERJE, John leads a busy design practice that focuses exclusively on environmental graphic design. John serves as the Principal-in-Charge and leads clients to successful solutions by providing an expertise in both project strategies as well as design.   John’s work combines, planning, architecture, industrial design, lighting, interiors, and of course, graphic design. His projects include, wayfinding, signage, map design, donor recognition, and identity development for cities, libraries, universities, corporations, retail, and healthcare institutions.   His has designed successful signage and wayfinding programs for Tampa, FL, Miami Beach, FL, Dallas, TX, the Princeton Public Library, and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. He has also developed complex wayfinding Master Plans for Virginia Tech University, the State of New Jersey, and other regions and communities throughout the United States.   MORE INFORMATION: These lectures are presented by The University of the Arts Graphic Design Department, in partnership with AIGAPhiladelphia.
When & Where
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
University of the Arts, CBS Auditorium
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA PA