The Life & Work of Industrial Designer Charles Harrison

Change by Design: A New Paradigm for Designers

Special Event at NeoCon in Chicago
Date/Time: Tuesday, June 16, 20093:00 p.m.
Holiday Inn Mart Plaza – Sauganash Ballroom

Sponsored by Herman Miller
Presented by

From the designer’s mind to reality we conceive of environments, communications and products that essentially shape the world we live in. Chuck Harrison, industrial designer and educator will provide insight into how designers can impact change in the 21st century. The first Black design executive to work for a major corporation, Harrison improved the quality of life of millions through the breadth and innovation of his designs for more than three decades. He received the Cooper-Hewitt 2008 National Design Award for Lifetime Achievement. A book signing of his insightful memoir, A Life’s Design, will follow.

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