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VAN Forum

Designing a Better World

September 26, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Presenters:
Tom Fisher, former dean of the College of Design and the director of the Metropolitan Design Center at the University of Minnesota.

Southdale Library
Ethel Berry Room
7001 York Ave S
Edina, MN 55435

tom-fisher-photo-web_238Design helps us see things that do not exist. This is especially important in our times of unprecedented change.

In his new book, Designing Our Way to a Better World, Tom Fisher presents a thought-provoking perspective on how design can help us address our society’s most challenging issues, including those related to education, public health and politics. He will illustrate how design can be a force in helping us age well.

“[Design thinking] provides not just a useful and rigorous process for coming up with creative ideas but also a synthesizing, holistic way of looking at the world around us, making connections and seeing relationships among things we often treat as separate and distinct.”

We are honored to have Fisher, a sought-after author and national speaker, for this exciting forum. Join us!

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