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Guido A. Binda Lecture
November 17, 2008 05:00 PM
A+A Auditorium (Rm 2104)
Art + Architecture Building
Stephen Burks is one of the most recognized American industrial designers
of his generation.
He and his New York studio, Readymade Projects, have been responsible for creative direction and industrial design on projects ranging from retail interiors and events to packaging, consumer products, lighting, furniture, and home accessories.
He has developed innovative concepts for renowned international brands like Cappellini, B&B Italia, Calvin Klein, and Missoni, as well as continuing his commitment to sustainable design in the developing world.
Stephen studied architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology and Product Design at IIT’S Institute of Design, and he attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture.
Stephen Burks has judged the National Design Awards, he currently serves on the trend board of the Cologne Furniture Fair, and he is a recipient of the Illinois Institute of Technology's Professional Achievement Award.