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Visiting Designer Lecture – Luke Woods: Reflecting
WhenThursday, Nov. 8, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Campus locationHenry Art Gallery and Allen Center for The Visual Arts (HAG)
Campus roomAuditorium
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsDivision of Design, School of Art + Art History + Design

This event is free, but tickets are required. Division of Design students, faculty, and alums may reserve them beginning on September 24. Tickets will be open to all beginning on October 15.

Alum Luke Woods received his Design MFA in 2008. In this talk, he will reflect on his experiences since then.

Woods is the Head of Design at Facebook, Inc., where he leads the company’s design function overall. In this role, He and his teams have shipped products including Messenger,, and Safety Check, while helping Facebook reach a community of over 1 billion people each day. Woods joined Facebook in 2011 and has been Head of Product Design since March 2015.

Prior to Facebook, Woods spent three years at IDEO as Senior Interaction Designer. Before IDEO, he spent seven years studying with mentors at the University of Washington, the University of Cincinnati, and studying abroad in Basel, Switzerland. Passionate about design and making products that work for people, in his spare time Woods enjoys running, cooking, and photography.

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