Michael Vanderbyl Design: Reinvent
April 12 through May 12, 2009
An exhibition dedicated to the work of Award-winning designer Michael Vanderbyl. Established in San Francisco in 1973, “Vanderbyl Design” has evolved into an internationally prominent, multidisciplinary studio with expertise in graphics, packaging, signage, interiors, showrooms, retail spaces, furniture, textiles, and fashion apparel. Vanderbyl’s work has garnered him recognition as a practitioner, educator, critic and advocate for design. Vanderbyl’s showroom design for Teknion in Chicago, his Cambridge chair for HBF, and his home textiles for Esprit are just a few of his award-winning projects. His large and diverse client list includes companies such as Walt Disney, IBM, Bernhardt Furniture, California Conservation Corps, Windquest Racing Yacht, Napa Valley Vintners, and the American Institute of Architects. Currently he presides as Dean of Design at the California College of the Arts, his alma mater.