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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Future Lectures

J. Mays
Vice President, Global Consumer Design, Chief Design Officer
Wednesday, January 16 at 6 p.m.
General Motors Auditorium

Dan Powers/Lizzie Malcom
Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Wendell W. Anderson Jr. Auditorium

Anna Sui
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Wendell W. Anderson Jr. Auditorium