Confirmed Fireside Chats with Rick Griffith, MATTER partner, designer, writer, teacher, activist and printer and Robin Petravic, Co-owner and Managing Director of Heath Ceramics
New York, NY—AIGA, the professional association for design, will host two new Fireside Chats this September with Rick Griffith, MATTER partner, designer, occasional writer, teacher, activist and printer and Robin Petravic, Co-owner and Managing Director of Heath Ceramics.
Fireside Chat with Rick Griffith
Tuesday, September 13
11:00 a.m. ET | 8:00 a.m. PT
AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson talks with Rick Griffith, the 2022 AIGA Design Conference Chair, who will share his vision and the theme for this year’s upcoming conference in October taking place in Seattle, Washington.
Rick Griffith has been a full-time designer, occasional writer, teacher, activist and printer, who produces, collects and loves artifacts (often made of paper) that are sometimes qualified to be discussed as art. He also participates in a studio called MATTER, and every Saturday he works in the shop at MATTER; these are both enterprises and collaborations with his partner, Debra Johnson.
Fireside Chat with Robin Petravic
Thursday, September 22
12:00 p.m. ET | 9:00 a.m. PT
Join AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson and Robin Petravic, Co-owner and Managing Director of Heath Ceramics, as they chat about provocative designs and being a sustainable company.
Heath Ceramics is the 2022 AIGA Corporate Leadership Awardee. Founded in 1948 in Sausalito, California, is an American maker of goods for the home. The company is best known for its handcrafted tableware and architectural tile in distinctive glazes. Led by husband and wife, Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey, who are shaping the relationship we have to things we own, and the way we come to own them.
About AIGA’s Fireside Chats: AIGA Executive Director Bennie F. Johnson talks with today's leaders in design, business, and technology, focused around the topics of leadership growth, the future of work, and creating a culture of design. More information about AIGA’s Fireside Chats.