The gallery is located at 173 Western Avenue North in Saint Paul on the corner of Western and Selby avenues. Google map
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The College of Visual Arts, in partnership with AIGA Minnesota, was proud to present the fourth annual CVA Leaders of Design Series. The Series featured a lecture presentation by John Christakos and Maurice Blanks, founders of Blu Dot Design & Manufacturing and an exhibition featuring Blu Dot’s designs, furniture, concepts, and personality.
There's no “I” in design. That’s the philosophy at Blu Dot, the award-winning Minneapolis furniture company. This refreshing point of view inspires great design — and focuses founders John Christakos and Maurice Blanks on what’s really important: collaboration, camaraderie, and clarity of form.
There's No "I" In Des gn
Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 7 p.m.
Minnesota History Center, 3M Auditorium
345 Kellogg Boulevard West St. Paul 55102
$15 AIGA members and participating associations
$ 5 Student members of AIGA and participating associations
Thursday, September 25, 2008, 6 – 8 p.m.
CVA Gallery 173 Western Avenue St. Paul 55102
Exhibition runs through October 18
designs and manufactures furniture for everyday people with everyday needs. Blu Dot focuses on pragmatic issues in an effort to arrive at forms that are both useful and beautiful. In this effort, Blue Dot has been recognized for its inventive use of materials, fabrication technology, and assembly methods to produce furniture that is determined by an economy of means while maintaining a playful sensibility.
CVA began the Leaders of Design Series in 2005. Past lectures and exhibitions have featured Larsen Design, Michael Vanderbyl, and Steven Heller. For more information on the Series, contact CVA External Relations: 651.757.4004.