The Palo Alto Art Center (PAAC) explores ground-breaking approaches to innovative design by IDEO, a Palo Alto-based design firm, in IDEO Prototypes the Future, June 22 through September 10, 2006. This is the very first exhibition to present a comprehensive collection of contemporary, forward-thinking concepts and prototypes created by the internationally-recognized leader in human-centered design. This compelling exhibition builds awareness about the design process at IDEO that expanded the terrain of design of physical objects to services, spaces, interactions and businesses. IDEO Prototypes the Future is presented with a second exhibition, Creative Commerce: German Lithographic Labels, 1920-1938, that profiles an unparalleled time in commercial printing through exquisitely printed produce labels by the Paul I. Landmann, Germany, 1920-1938, for industries near Mannheim, Germany. IDEO Prototypes the Future is also presented in conjunction with ISEA (International Symposia of Electronic Art) Symposium, August 7 - 13, 2006 in
A public opening reception for the two exhibitions will be held at PAAC the evening of June 22, 2006 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Admission is free. Docent-led tours, "Art Dialogues," will be offered every Saturday at no charge during the exhibitions at 2:00 p.m.
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