WWU Design Program to show off student work June 11 on campus

Western Today staff
Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 12:00pm

Western Washington University’s Design Program will host its annual portfolio exhibit, featuring guest speaker Eric Karjaluoto, from noon to 4 p.m., Friday, June 11 at the Science Math and Technology Education building foyer on WWU’s campus.

Several of the senior designers played host to a design show June 10 at Tether in Seattle.

This event is free and open to the public.

The exhibition will showcase design art from WWU senior designers. Karjaluoto, a founding partner of smashLAB, a digital agency that concentrates on Web site design, will speak at noon.

Karjaluoto has directed projects for groups including CN Design, Tourism Vancouver, and Canadian Heritage. In addition to being recognized for his work by TIME, the Lotus Awards, and ICOGRADA, Karjaluoto has been featured in The Globe and Mail, BC Business, and Studio 4.

Additional information about the design show and exhibition can be found at http://www.afew.thewesterndesigners.com and http://www.thewesterndesigners.com respectively.

For more information, contact WWU associate professor of Graphic Design Kent Smith at (360) 650-3423 or kentdsmith@comcast.net.