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Renowned Graphic Designer to speak at Drake Thursday

February 13, 2006

CONTACT: Nora Wendl, (515) 271-1994, nora.wendl@drake.edu
Lisa Lacher, (515) 271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu


Tim Frame, a nationally recognized graphic designer who specializes in developing brand image and identity concepts, will speak at Drake University Thursday, Feb. 16, in conjunction with the “Doubletake” exhibition at the Anderson Gallery.


There will be a reception for Frame, chairman of Tim Frame Design in Columbus, Ohio, at 5:30 p.m. followed by his speech at 6 p.m. in Levitt Hall in Old Main, 2507 University Ave. Both events are open to the public and tickets will be available at the door. Admission is $10 for members of American Institute of Graphic Arts and the Art Directors Association of Iowa and $20 for non-members. Student members attend free. The cost is $10 for students who are not members.


“Doubletake” features “AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers,” showcasing the 100 best-designed books and covers of 2004, along with “365 Annual Design Competition 26,” hailed as the country’s premier graphic design competition. The exhibition will close at 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.


The Anderson Gallery's regular hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. For more information, call (515) 271-1994 or visit http://www.drake.edu/andersongallery/