Join Academy graduate and design icon, Gere Kavanaugh (Design ’52) in conversation with Louise Sandhaus and Kat Catmur, co-authors of the new book, a colorful life: gere kavanaugh, designer.

They’ll discuss the breadth of Kavanaugh’s contributions to design over the last seven decades, in a career that covered everything from flamboyant textiles to unique furniture, playful products, and vibrant interiors. Kavanaugh will also receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the Academy of Art in recognition of her career accomplishments.

Photo credit: Brian Guido for Metropolis magazine


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