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Designers and Books 2012

Designers & Books Fair
The Designers & Books Fair is
Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28
FIT's Haft Auditorium & Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
New York City

Designers & Books Fair 2012 presents a dynamic series of programs featuring speakers in a variety of design disciplines: architecture, fashion, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, product and industrial design, and urban design.

In addition there will be an exhibition hall featuring approximately 35 design book publishers and booksellers selling their newest titles at discounted prices: and also antiquarian dealers, authors signing books, and book artisans demonstrating calligraphy, book binding, and letterpress printing.

Designers & Books Fair 2012 is generously making available to the MFIT community a special "friends" discount tickets to all Fair programs. This offer represents a discount of 40% or more off the listed advance-purchase ticket prices. All tickets include free admission to the exhibition hall ($10 value).
 
Please see the main Programs page on their website for a full description of all programs. To access your special discount, please follow the instructions given below for each individual program. You will need a separate discount ticket for each program you wish to attend and the discounts can only be obtained through the method below, not by purchasing through the Fair website.

 


 
  Friday, October 26  
7:30 9:00 pm Keynote: Designing the Future of the Design Book
Special offer price: $18 (regular price $30)
Haft Auditorium
 
 

 
  Saturday, October 27   
9:00 12:30 pm
(includes 30-min. break)
Book Design at Pentagram
Special offer price: $25 (regular price $50)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
9:30 am 11:00 am Donna Karan Connects the Dots: A Conversation with Valerie Steele
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
11:30 am 1:00 pm Hal Rubinstein in Conversation with Valerie Steele
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
1:00 pm 2:30 pm Todd Oldham in Conversation with Wendy Goodman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
1:30 pm 3:00 pm Buildings and Books: Four Architecture Critics in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
3:00 pm 4:30 pm

Learning from Experience: Four Graphic Designers in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

 
3:30 pm 5:00 pm Bikes and Books: A Celebration of Bicycle Design
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
5:00 pm 6:30 pm From Type to Tablet:
Publishers and Editors Talk about Directions in Design Book Publishing

Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
5:30 pm 7:30 pm Chinese Design Culture Now
Special offer price: $18 (regular price $30)
Haft Auditorium
 
 
 
  Sunday, October 28  
11:30 am 12:30 pm How to Get Published in the World of Design Books
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
12:00 pm 1:30 pm Tod Williams and Billie Tsien in Conversation with Paul Goldberger
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
1:00 pm 2:30 pm Cover Stories: A Conversation about Book Design
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
2:00 pm 3:30 pm Dress Press: Fashion Critics in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
3:00 pm4:30 pm Steven Heller and Louise Fili: A Conversation with Debbie Millman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
4:00 pm 5:30 pm Richard Meier, Michael Graves, and Peter Eisenman:
A Conversation with Wendy Goodman

Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
 
5:00 pm 6:30 pm Karim Rashid in Conversation with Debbie Millman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
 
   
 
  Note   Purchasing a ticket to any program gives you complimentary access to the exhibition hall at the Fair on both Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28.
John E. Reeves Great Hall
 

 

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