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Inside/Outside: Design and Process, Malcolm Grear Designers
April 3 - 24
Malcolm Grear Designers. Poster for The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1969.
|For more than forty-five years, Malcolm Grear has played a vital role in the
field of visual communication design as both designer and educator. He taught in
the Rhode Island School of Design's Graphic Design Department for 28 years and
received numerous teaching and professional achievement awards, including the
prestigious John R. Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching. For his work in
graphic design, Mr. Grear has received numerous awards from national and
international organizations, including the American Institute of Graphic Arts,
the International Center of Typographic Arts, and the Art Society of North
America. In 1960, Grear established the highly respected design firm, Malcolm
Grear Designers (MGD), known for its clean lines and clarity of vision. MGD has
done memorable identity and print design work for a wide-range of clients, from
the Metropolitan Opera to US Department of Health & Human Services to Scientific
American and Hallmark Cards. Most notably, MGD was selected from 500 firms to
design the "Look of the Games" for the 1996 Centennial Olympics in Atlanta, GA.
Reception: April 3, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.