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

Jeff Rogers, Illustrator

Jeff Rogers is an award-winning designer and illustrator whose work is heavily influenced by his background in music, painting, and fun. After many years working as a designer and art director at various studios and agencies around Dallas and NYC, he opened the doors of his Brooklyn studio in 2011. His work has attracted an impressive client list that includes Google, McDonald's, Dreamworks, Nickelodeon, Ford, Nike, Diet Coke, The New York Times, and many others. He has received awards and accolades from the likes of Print Magazine, Communication Arts, The One Show, Type Director’s Club, American Illustration and others.

Future Lectures

J. Mays

Wednesday, January 16, 6:00 p.m.
WBF II, Anderson Auditorium