Thursday, April 11, 2013

Arizona by Design

Does Arizona have a design aesthetic worth remembering? Join Marshall Shore, Arizona’s Hip Historian, on Thursday, April 25 at the A.E. England Building in downtown Phoenix for his insights on the impact of three iconic Phoenix designers, including:

Lloyd Kiva New – He played an important role in revolutionizing Native American fashion design from the 1950’s on. Learn about his lasting impact in both Arizona and New Mexico. Get a glimpse of some of his important designs on living models.

Charles Harrison – He attended Carver High School in South Phoenix and became a successful product designer, who went on to create the iconic Viewmaster. Learn more about his unheralded impact in product design.

Glen Guyett – He is the man responsible for some of the most familiar business signs in the Valley, including Bill Johnson’s Big Apple, My Florist, Mr. Lucky’s, the Buckhorn Baths, and Courtesy Chevrolet, among others. His expertise in creating twinkling lights brought a new level of flash that still delights us today.

When: Thursday, April 25th, 2013, from 7-8 pm
Where: AE England Building @ 424 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004
What: A multi-media presentation by Marshall Shore, featuring found film footage,
old photographs, ephemera, live models and artifacts to share the stories of three
significant Arizona designers.

Cost: $7; get your tickets at

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