Alaska Design Forum lecture to feature Brendan Dawes

The Alaska Design Forum will present Brendan Dawes as the featured speaker at the next ADF lecture, to be held Dec. 7 at the Back Room at the Silverbow. The lecture, titled “The interplay of people, code, design and art,” begins at 6 p.m.


Dawes is a MoMA exhibited artist, designer, author, maker and self-confessed generalist who works include whimsical toys, mobile apps and even physical objects that add functionality to the iPhone/iPad.

He has helped realize projects for a range of brands including Sony Records, BBC and Disney. He has lectured at South by Southwest Austin, New Media Age Congress London, and Microsoft.

He will discuss his work at the event.

This lecture is part of the 2010-2011 UN/COMMON lecture series, presented by the Alaska Design Forum.

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