From sketchbooks and posters to digital files, it's important to store your work properly. We'll follow Astro's Link AKC smart collar project from concept to final product with creative director Karson Shadley. Letterform Archive librarian Amelia Grounds will talk about the importance of process material and how to save it. Join us at the next Astro Open House to learn tips for preserving your graphic design.
The talk begins at 6:30pm, but come early for your last chance to see the Reimagining the Future: Visual Style Beyond Identity exhibition. Doors open at 5:30pm.
Amelia Grounds is the Acquisitions and Curatorial Support Coordinator at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley and was the first Librarian of Letterform Archive in San Francisco. She has worked at numerous libraries and special collection in the Bay Area and the UK and is especially interested in the materiality and history of book making from early manuscripts through to contemporary artists’ books and concrete poetry.
With over 15 years as a design consultant and concurrently 10 years as an adjunct professor at the California College for the Arts, Karson thrives on bringing his collaborative startup ideations to clients large and small, to the design world and beyond. After graduating from CCA, Karson went on to work at Lifestyledesign and Ammunition as well as his own independent consultancy. Since joining Astro, Karson has led a wide range of projects for companies including Bose, Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble, Logitech and Intel.