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Lecture: John Christakos: “Design from the Inside Out”
October 14, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pmFree
John Christakos is the designer and co-founder of Blu Dot, a furniture firm that offers a complete and cohesive assortment of original modern designs that is inventive in its use of materials, playful sensibility, and fabrication/assembly strategies determined by an economy of means. After graduating with a double major in economics and studio art from Williams College in 1987, Christakos moved to Boston to pursue sculpture, and worked simultaneously as a strategy consultant for Bain and Company. Christakos’ artwork has been shown in several group exhibitions, and in a solo exhibition at New York’s John Good Gallery. In 1993, he earned an MBA from Northwestern University. Afterward, he became Consulting Director of Core Group in Minneapolis, where he advised consumer product companies in marketing strategy and branding. In 1999, Christakos was appointed a member of the ICFF Advisory Board. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Walker Art Center, Minnesota.
- October 14, 2013
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm