Japanese Shop Signs from the past. Environmental Design Today. A series of quick-fire presentations around the theme of retail experience design you will not want to miss.
Join AIGA San Diego and SEGD San Diego for Art, Commerce and Design at the Mingei International Museum. In connection with the museum's newest exhibit, KANBAN–Traditional Shop Signs of Japan, this night features a crafty line-up of speakers that will explore contemporary themes of retail environments and graphic design in a series of quickfire presentations. Also, come early for refreshments and to see local craftspeople demonstrating their work in calligraphy, woodworking, and traditional sign making.
Our line-up of speakers for the evening:
• John Ball & Shawn Ritzenthaler, MiresBall, iconic San Diego creative agency. Impact, information, inspiration: essential ingredients for packaging.
• Eric DuVall, Ocean Beach Historical Society, Sidewalk Stamp historian
• Brian Dyches, REX, Digital interactive experiences for retail environments
• David Michael & Ryan Carpenter, Tecture, Design and Fabrication
• Jim Mumford, Good Earth Plants and GreenScaped, plantscaping, living walls & green roofs
• Phoebe and Roxy, San Diego Letters, Custom lettering and wall murals
• Linda “Rain” Rainwater, Rainwater Arts, window and merchandise display designer
• Chad Spaman, Coastal Signage + Wayfinding, custom sign fabrication
With local craft by:
• Matt Hebert: Woodworking, Professor of Furniture at SDSU
• Suzy Lee: Calligraphy, Dear Darling Calligraphy & Co.
• Roderick Treece: Gold Leaf, hand-painted signs and mirrors, Custom Glass Signs
AIGA/SEGD/Mingei Members: $10
Students: $5 (w/ valid ID)
Additional at the door: $10