Speakers

Lance Wyman /USA
Graphic Designer, Lance Wyman Ltd

Lance Wyman

Lance Wyman is a legendary designer specialing in iconography and wayfinding systems. He is best known for his work in Mexico City, including the graphics for the 1968 Olympics, the Metro rail system, and the 1970 World Cup of Soccer. He returned to New York in 1971 and formed Wyman & Cannan Ltd. Notable projects include the Washington DC Metro maps, the National Zoo, and the National Mall.

Current work includes the graphic system for “Movilidad Integrada”, the Mexico City integrated public transportation system. He has three major books published on his work, is a member of SEGD and AGI, and a recipient of the AIGA Medal.

lancewyman.com

Giorgia Lupi /IT/USA
Partner, Pentagram New York

Giorgia Lupi

Before joining Pentagram NYC as a partner, Giorgia co-founded Accurat, an internationally acclaimed data-driven design firm with offices in Milan and New York. She is co-author of Dear Data and of the new interactive book Observe, Collect, Draw - A Visual Journal.

She has been named One of "Fast Company's" 100 Most Creative People in Business in 2018, when she also joined MIT Media Lab as a Director’s Fellow. She is also a member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on New Metrics and recently became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Art. Her work is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art as well as the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

giorgialupi.com

Verònica Fuerte /ES
Founder & Creative Director, Hey

Verònica Fuerte

Verònica Fuerte is a designer and illustrator from Barcelona. In 2007 she founded her own studio, Hey. Hey creates fresh brands, conceptual communication campaigns, and unique illustrations for clients around the world. On top of that, their HeyShop works as a showcase of Hey’s personal initiatives and graphic expressions. Verònica also teaches in several different universities in Barcelona.

heystudio.es

Anna Kulachek/USA/RU
Art Director, Strelka Institute

Anna Kulachek

Since 2014 Anna works as an Art director at Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, where she in charge of all visualization of public and education programs, as well as the art direction of publishing house Strelka Press. Her list of clients includes: MoMA, La Triennale di Milano, Nike, Apple, Calvin Kline, and Prada.

kulachek.com

Wilfrid Wood/UK
Portrait Artist

Wilfrid Wood

After dumping a career in graphics, Wilfrid plunged into prop making at cult classic British tv show, Spitting Image. Here he learnt his trade as an ‘apprentice headbuilder’, starting in the Eyeballs and Blinks department and moving on to Dogs and Sheep.

25 years later he is now a portrait artist. His subjects are famous people, invented characters, strangers and friends. He spends hours studying characters in the supermarket, in the news and on the bus. Wilfrid is commissioned to make both 3D and 2D portraits, regularly drawing people in his Hackney studio.

Currently he is engaged in a series of pastel portraits, mainly of curious individuals who have made contact through Instagram and volunteered their time.

wilfridwood.com

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