What events has Open participated in?

2010

"Why Design Now"
Cooper-Hewitt
National Design Museum
New York NY
Design Triennial exhibition
May 2010 – January 2011

2009

"Design USA:
Contemporary Innovation"

Cooper-Hewitt
National Design Museum
New York NY
exhibition
October 16th, 2009 – April 4th, 2010

"Dime Bag 3"
Giant Robot Gallery
New York NY
exhibition
July 18th – August 12th, 2009

University of Maryland,
Baltimore County
Baltimore MD
lecture
April 2009


2008

AIGA Philadelphia Design Awards
Philadelphia PA
juror
November 14th – 15th, 2008


"Can We Make a Green Magazine?"
Society of Publication Designers
New York NY
panel discussion
March 13th, 2008

Clio Awards
New York NY
juror, design
March 19th – 20th, 2008

"COLORS Magazine Covers"
Italian Cultural Institute
San Francisco CA
exhibition*
April 18th – May 9th, 2008

Compostmodern 08
conference
AIGA San Francisco
lecture
January 19th, 2008

DesignThinkers
conference
RGD Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
lecture
October 28th, 2008

National Design Awards
Gala
Cooper-Hewitt,
National Design Museum
New York NY
October 23rd, 2008

National Design Awards
Teen Design Fair
Cooper-Hewitt,
National Design Museum
New York NY
October 20th, 2008

National Design Awards
Winners Panel
Cooper-Hewitt,
National Design Museum
New York NY
October 21st, 2008

The New York Times
New York NY
lecture
July 2nd, 2008

Reader's Digest
New York NY
lecture
October 23rd, 2008

Sappi Ideas that Matter
Boston MA
juror
July 9th – 11th, 2008

Social Studies:
Educating Designers
in a Connected World

AIGA Baltimore
October 17th, 2008
keynote lecture

STEP Inside Design 100
Lake Geneva WI
juror
October 31st – November 2nd, 2008

"30 Reasons"
online exhibition
October 5th – November 5th, 2008

"Thoughts on Democracy"
The Wolfsonian Museum
Miami Beach FL
exhibition
July 5th – December 7th, 2008

"Young Guns NYC VI"
Art Directors Club
New York NY
juror

2007

AIGA National Conference
Denver CO
presentation: "Design for People / Who Give a Damn"
October 13th, 2007

AIGA Philadelphia
Philadelphia PA
lecture
February 28th, 2007

Cause/Effect: Design as Change Agent
AIGA/NY Student Conference
lecture
December 15th, 2007

Chaos IV conference
Sacramento Art Directors
& Artists Club
Sacramento CA
lecture + workshop
April 28th, 2007

Columbus Society
of Communicating Arts
Columbus OH
lecture
March 15th, 2007

"Creative Best"
Columbus Society
of Communicating Arts
Columbus OH
juror
September 21st, 2007

Good December
New York NY
design event
curated + presented by Scott Stowell
December 18th, 2007

"Helvetica" film screening
Broadcast Designers' Association Conference 2007
New York NY
panel discussion
June 14th, 2007

Pentagram
New York NY
lecture
January 16th, 2007

"25/ 25:
Celebrating 25 Years of Design"
Design Museum
London, England
exhibition*
March 29th – June 22nd, 2007

2006

Applied Arts magazine
design + advertising annual
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
juror, design
June 9–11, 2006

"COLORS 15/69:
15 years in 69 covers"
National Library of Korea
Seoul, Korea
exhibition*
November 14th – December 9th, 2006

"Graphic Design in the White Cube"
Moravian Gallery
Brno, Czech Republic
exhibition
June 13th – October 15th, 2006

"Greetings! The Contest"
AIGA Nebraska
juror

HGTV
Knoxville TN
lecture + workshop
August 15th, 2006

I.D. Annual Design Review
New York NY
juror, interactive
February 24th. 2006

"MOVE 3" conference
AIGA New York Chapter
"Where Are You From
and Where Are You Going"
panel discussion
moderator
May 19th, 2006

"Second International
Conference of Graphic Design
in Puebla: Editorial Design"
Puebla, Mexico
lecture
March 3rd, 2006

"Spoken With Eyes"
Sacramento Art Directors
& Artists Club
University of California at Davis Design Museum
Davis CA
exhibition
May 21 – July 14th, 2006

"What is User Friendly?"
Parsons School of Design
New York NY
panel discussion
March 31st, 2006

"Young Guns NYC V"
Art Directors Club
New York NY
juror

2005

Advertising & Design Club of Canada
2005 Awards Show
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
juror, graphic design
June 2005

AIGA Orlando
"Spot 2005"
Orlando FL
lecture
May 11th, 2005

AIGA Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh PA
lecture
May 19th, 2005

Bravo
Los Angeles CA
lecture + workshop
June 9th, 2005

84th Annual
Art Directors Club Awards
New York NY
juror, graphic design / hybrid
February 2005

"20th Anniversary Exhibition
of the Restaurant Florent"
White Columns
New York NY
exhibition*
October 19th–23rd, 2005

Western Michigan University
School of Art
Graphic Design Program
Kalamazoo MI
lecture and workshop
November 2005

2004

"Art of the Pitch"
AIGA New York Chapter
Business Event
panel discussion
March 31st, 2004

5th Australian Graphic Design Association
International Speaker Tour
Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth, Australia
lectures
May 2004

Emery Frost Design
Sydney, Australia
lecture
May 2004

Fashion Institute of Technology
New York NY
lecture
November 2004

"Insights 2004"
AIGA Minneapolis lecture series
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis MN
lecture
March 16th, 2004

"Papier Hier" conference
sponsored by Grafisch Papier
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
lecture
November 2004

"Punc't"
Neenah Paper
New York NY
exhibition
November 2004

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence RI
lecture + workshop
October 2004

School of Visual Arts
New York NY
lecture
March 25th, 2004

University of Memphis
Memphis TN
lecture
April 8th, 2004

2003

"Art During Wartime"
IT Space
New York NY
exhibition
April 26th – May 3rd, 2003

"Daunting, Dull,
Delusional and Debatable"
AIGA New York Chapter
Business Series
moderator
February 2003

"(Learn to) Draw"
AIGA New York Chapter
moderator
November 6th, 2003

School of Visual Arts
New York NY
lecture
March 2003

University of the Arts
Philadelphia PA
lecture + workshop
April 2003

"US Design 1975–2000"
Museum of Arts and Design
New York NY
exhibition*
June 19th – November 2nd, 2003

School of Visual Arts
New York NY
lecture
November 2003

2002


Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI) Conference
Rome, Italy
lecture: "Different is Good or: Why Does Everything Have to Look Like Everything Else?"
September 2002

Adobe Partners by Design
Design Achievement Awards
juror

"CU at Lunch" lecture series
Cooper Union
New York NY
lecture (Susan Barber)

"Do-Good Dialogues" lecture series
Art Center College of Design
New York NY
lecture
November 2002

Purchase College
Purchase NY
lecture
September 2002

20th International
Biennale of Graphic Design
Brno, Czech Republic
exhibition

"US Design 1975-2000"
Denver Art Museum
Denver CO
exhibition*

Voice2: AIGA National Conference Washington DC
presentation: "20 Voices in 20 Minutes"

"What's Your Problem:
Graphic Design with Conscience"
Fordham University at Lincoln Center
New York NY
exhibition
December 12th, 2002 –
February 1st, 2003

Yale University
New Haven CT
lecture

2001

80th Annual
Art Directors Club Awards
juror, new media

Resfest
San Francisco CA

"Tokyo TDC Exhibition"
Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
DDD Gallery, Osaka, Japan
exhibition

"Young Guns NYC III"
Art Directors Club
New York NY
exhibition

2000

AIGA New York
Student Conference
lecture: "How to Design a TV Network in 42 Easy Steps"

I.D. Annual Design Review
juror, packaging

"Make Time"
benefit for World Studio Foundation New York NY

"Tiborocity"
SFMoMA, San Francisco
New Museum, New York NY
exhibition*

1999

ATypI Conference
Boston MA
lecture: "Type = Words: Mixing Form + Content in Two, Three and Four Dimensions"

AIGA National Conference
Las Vegas NV
panel discussion: "Tibor Stories"

"Engaging the Urban Environment"
St. Petersburg,
Nizhny Zovgorod + Moscow, Russia
exhibition*

1998

"Tokyo TDC Exhibition"
Ginza Graphic Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
DDD Gallery, Osaka, Japan
exhibition*

1997

"Design for Life"
Cooper-Hewitt
National Design Museum
New York NY
exhibition*

"Word as Image"
University of Memphis Art Museum
Memphis TN
exhibition*
January 1997

1996

"Objects of Desire"
Glasgow International
Festival of Design
Glasgow, Scotland
exhibition*
September 2nd–28th, 1996

Rhode Island School of Design
Providence RI
exhibition*, lecture + workshop
November 1996

1993

Creative Time
42nd Street Art Project
New York NY
exhibition*

1992

"Industrial Elegance"
Guggenheim Museum Soho
New York NY
exhibition

"Lift and Separate"
The Herb Lubalin Study Center of Design and Typography
Cooper Union
New York NY
exhibition*

*Indicates work designed by Scott Stowell before founding Open.

All lectures and workshops are by Scott Stowell unless otherwise noted.