Community Outreach & Engagement

The Toyota Lecture Series in Design

The Toyota Lecture Series was established through a generous $1 million endowment gift to the College for Creative Studies from Toyota Motor Company. The endowment is used to bring prominent designers and scholars in all fields of design to speak at CCS.

Previous Toyota Lecturers include Hideichi Misonom, Shiro Nakamura, Alexander Gelman, April Greiman, Wahei Hirai, Kevin Hunter, Syd Mead, Daniel Pink, Karim Rashid, Chris Lefteri, Matthew Crawford, Stephen Burks, Stefan Sielaff, Kyle Cooper, Ezio Manzini and Min Wang.

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Upcoming Lectures

TLS Plunkett Poster

John Plunkett
Designer, Plunkett + Kuhr Designers

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
Anderson Auditorium
Walter B. Ford II Building, CCS Ford Campus

Hosted by Dr. Paul Pangaro, Associate Professor and Chair of MFA Interaction Design