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30Mar 2010

Paul Sahre, Wednesday March 31, Higgins Hall Auditorium, 6:30pm


Undergraduate Communications Design is proud to present Paul
Sahre, March 31, Higgins Hall Auditorium, 6:30pm.

Graphic designer, illustrator, lecturer, educator and author Paul Sahre
established his New York studio in 1997. While consciously maintaining a
small office, Sahre has nevertheless built a large presence in American
graphic design. 

The balance he strikes between commercial and personal projects is evident
in the physical layout of his workspace: part design studio, part
silkscreen lab, part classroom. In one room he designs and prints posters
(some of which are in the permanent collection at the Cooper-Hewitt,   
National Design Museum) for various off-off Broadway theaters, while in the
other room he is busy designing book covers for authors such as Rick Moody,
Chuck Klosterman, Ben Marcus and Ernest Hemingway. Sahre is also a frequent
visual contributor to The New York Times.

He is the author of Leisurama Now: The Beach House for Everyone, (1964- ),
a loving look at a short-lived product of early 1960’s consumer optimism:
affordable middle-class summer homes. Sahre received his BFA and MFA from
Kent State and teaches graphic design at the School of Visual Arts. He
lectures extensively all over the world and is a member of Alliance
Graphique Internationale.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Part of the Graduate and
Undergraduate Communications Design Lecture Series.


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