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Knoxville Design Week

When
Mon, May 13, 2013 - Fri, May 17, 2013
Where
Various Locations
Knoxville, TN

Celebrate Knoxville design at this annual event that includes studio tours, speaker events, workshops, and more.

 

MONDAY • MAY 13

Design Week Kick-Off

We'll kickoff the week with a mixer, raffle, and introduction to this year’s theme – Design for Good. Bring printouts of your best pro-bono work for display to receive complementary drink tickets.

6-8pm • Blue Coast Burrito, 2nd floor

 


 

TUESDAY • MAY 14

1:1 Mentoring

Students and recent grads will be paired with a professional designer to gain insight into the real-world practice of design. Follow photos and posts throughout the day at knoxvilleaiga.tumblr.com. Register now to participate.

Throughout the region

 

Portfolio Review with Aaron Draplin

Before his presentation in the evening, the renowned designer, Aaron Draplin, will be available to review portfolios and give the benefit of his insight and advice.

4 - 5pm • The Emporium

 

Aaron Draplin Presents "Tall Tales from a Large Man"

Aaron Draplin shares mostly true stories from his legendary career. Secure your tickets now.

6-8pm • The Emporium. $35 members, $45, non-members, $20 student member, $25 student non-member. Contact us for group rates.

 


 

WEDNESDAY • MAY 15

Panel Lunch

A panel of local professionals and non-profit directors will discuss the practical aspects of Design for Good and share their experiences forging successful partnerships.

11:30am - 1:00pm • Cafe 4, 3rd floor. $20 members, $30 non-members.

 

Studio Tours: Downtown

Participating studios include The Happy Envelope, Morris Creative, Elastic Pictures, and Robin Easter.

3-6pm

 


 

THURSDAY • MAY 16

Studio Tours: West

Participating studios include The Tombras Group, Asen Marketing and Advertising, Hart Graphics, and Designsensory.

3-6pm

 

Movie Screening: "Beauty is Embarrassing"

Beauty Is Embarrassing is a funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America's most important artists, Wayne White.

UT Art + Architecture Building, Room 113 • 6-8pm

 


 

FRIDAY • MAY 17

Closing Night Awards & Celebration

The awards celebration will include the presentation of the AIGA Fellow Award honoring Michael Richards, and the AIGA Knoxville Leadership Award. With special guests Jesse Mayshark and Chris Woodhull.

6pm • Remedy Coffee's Backroom

 


 

DESIGN WEEK SPONSORS

 

 

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