Friday, January 19, 2007

College of Design Lecture Series
The newly merged College of Design department at the University of Minnesota has announced speakers for its spring lecture series. Kenneth Helphand, University of Oregon professor of landscape architecture, is one of three speakers at events in February — he leads off the series with a speech on "Defiant Gardens" on Feb. 5. Other speakers that month include Eames Demetrios, Eames Office director and grandson of Charles and Ray Eames (Feb. 8) and Ken Reardon, Cornell University professor (Feb. 19). Meanwhile, the Goldstein Museum of Design is featuring an exhibit titled Design Redux: Eames as Paper on a new line of paper the Eames Office has co-produced. That exhibit opens on Jan. 27.

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