Monday October 20 - Saturday October 25, 2014

The UAB Department of Art and Art History is a proud sponsor of the 2nd annual Design Week Birmingham, a multifaceted event including lectures, film screenings, exhibitions, workshops and social gatherings inspired by the belief that design matters. 

The DAAH has partnered with Design Week Birmingham to present keynote lecturer Aaron Draplin, charismatic designer and Field Notes creator, Thursday, October 23. Draplin, with his penchant for bold simple graphics and Americana, founded Draplin Design Co. (DDC) in 2004 and has designed widely-recognized projects in print, identity, web, and illustration for clients including Field Notes, Esquire, Nike, Red Wing, Burton Snowboards, Ford Motor Co., and the Obama Administration.

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