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"Conversations about Design" Art Installation at Jutila Center Wednesday, October 17, 7:30 p.m.

HANCOCK, MI - Regional business owners-and everyone in the community-are invited to experience the dynamic connections between art and technology this Wednesday, October 17, starting at 7:30 p.m., at the Finlandia University Jutila Center, 200 Michigan Street, Hancock.

"Conversations About Design," the second annual SEEDesign seminar, is an interactive, multi-media art installation that will demonstrate with fun and spontaneity some of the many ways creative services can increase a business's bottom line.

seedesign imageThe event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

In a display of lighting design and engineering, the Jutila Center building will be illuminated Wednesday evening.

And through photography, videography, and recorded interviews with creative professionals the installation will celebrate the collaboration that occurs among business and creative professionals.

The highlighted creative services include graphic design, photography, videography, voice-overs, editing, sign making, light engineering, architecture, and marketing.

The creative firms and professionals featured in the installation include The Upper Peninsula Marketing Department, Inc.; IG Graphics; Monte Consulting, Inc.; Opusweb.com; Brassard Media; Brockit.com; OHM, Inc.; On Air Voices; Gary Brown; and Lester Brent.

Finlandia University associate professor of graphic design Robert Grame coordinated the overall presentation of the art installation. Todd Brassard of Brassard Media, Hancock, is the technical coordinator. Finlandia University Art & Design students Audrey Small and Caitlin Spera conducted the initial interviews.

SEEDesign is sponsored by Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, Thrivent Financial, the Jutila Center for Global Design and Business, and the Finlandia University International School of Art and Design.

For information, contact Bonnie Holland, Jutila Center director, at 906-487-7344.

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