Fourteen master's degree candidates from Pratt Institute's Department of Industrial Design will present their thesis work on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27  from 3:30 to 7 PM in Pratt Studios, 4th Floor, Room 43 in the Juliana Curran Terian Design Center on Pratt's Brooklyn campus. The presentations, titled “People and Things,” seek to move past traditional product-oriented problem-solving to explore the underlying relationships between people and the designed world they inhabit. Each presentation will last approximately 20 minutes.

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The April 26 and April 27 presentations will be followed by a 7 PM exhibition of work from each of the presenters at The Candy Factory at 124 Washington Avenue in Brooklyn. Both presentations will be celebrated with a reception at 7 PM on Friday, April 27 at The Candy Factory.

Pratt's graduate industrial design program is nationally recognized as one of the highest-ranking programs of its kind. “People and Things” will showcase innovative work from the program and will offer the community a chance to see the ingenuity and creativity of emerging designers.     
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Images from left to right: TessaLight prototype design by master of industrial design degree candidate James Ian Killinger, prototype bookcase design by master of industrial design candidate Edward Hale, and FRESH glass vegetable collection design by master of industrial design degree candidate Margaret Cabanis-Wicht. Photo credits from left to right: Courtesy James Ian Killinger, Edward Hale, and Margaret Cabanis-Wicht. 

Amy Aronoff at 718-636-3554 or
Laurel Voss, Acting Assistant Chair, Industrial Design
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