Acclaimed graphic designer Michael Gericke to speak Feb. 7

Author: Gail Hinchion Mancini

p. Graphic designer Michael Gericke, developer of identity and corporate communication systems for CBS television’s 1990s Olympic Games coverage, the Hotel Hankyu International in Osaka, Japan, and the New York City area’s “AirTrain” system, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 7) at the University of Notre Dame.p. In his presentation, titled “Looking for Inspiration,” Gericke will describe the theoretical and creative process designers take to achieve evocative logos and identity systems. The talk will take place in the Annenberg Auditorium of the Snite Museum of Art and is sponsored by the University’s Department of Art, Art History and Design.p. Gericke’s identity, promotional and poster work appears regularly in international design exhibitions and is represented in the permanent collections of the Paris Musee de la Poste, the Warsaw Poster Museum at Wilanow, the Hamburg Museum of Arts and Crafts, the Neue Sammlung Museum in Munich, Japan’s Ogaki Museum, and the Library of Congress. His many accolades from design associations, publications and museums include Fortune Magazine’s Beacon Award for the creation of outstanding strategic design programs.p. More information on Gericke may be found on the World Wide Web at


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