Event: Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit will speak as part of the Design Division's lecture series. This event is free and open to the public.
When: Monday, Nov. 9, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: The University of Texas at Austin Department of Art and Art History, ART 1.120.
Background: Gomez-Palacio and Vit founded UnderConsideration in 2002. Born and raised in Mexico City, both are graphic designers, running the Department of Design as UnderConsideration's creative services outlet. Before establishing UnderConsideration, Gomez-Palacio and Vit had worked in the industry for 10 years, accruing experience in various disciplines, including corporate and brand identity, annual reports, business collateral, Web design and programming, packaging, as well as magazine and book design. Their work has been recognized in numerous award-winning publications and books, and they regularly serve on design juries for various national competitions as well. They are the authors of "The Word It Book: Speak Up Presents a Gallery of Interpreted Words" (2007); "Women Of Design: Influence And Inspiration From The Original Trailblazers To The New Groundbreakers" (2008) and "Graphic Design, Referenced: A Visual Guide to the Language, Applications, and History of Graphic Design" (2009).