The Denver Art Museum & AIGA Colorado present Andy Cruz of House Industries!
To celebrate the notion of SERIOUS PLAY, Andy will share how an obsession with fonts, toys, hot rods, modernism and punk rock became a kaleidoscope of products, projects and partnerships. Attendees can view the exhibition SERIOUS PLAY: DESIGN IN MIDCENTURY AMERICA before the House talk and book signing.
Monday, July 8th
Denver Art Museum
Frederic C. Hamilton Building
Doors at 5:30pm
Serious Play on view until 6:30pm
House Lecture & Book Signing at 6:30pm
Andy Cruz (b. 1972) is the founder and creative nerve center of House Industries, the design company born with one foot in the analog world and one in the digital. House is known for their fonts and far-reaching collaborative work with Hermès, Jimmy Kimmel, The Eames Office, Muji, Heath Ceramics, and the New Yorker. Cruz continues to experiment by exploring personal interests to fuel projects ranging from simple children’s blocks to digital fonts that help the world communicate. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, and the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Andy’s book, The Process is the Inspiration, co-authored with longtime conspirators, Rich Roat and Ken Barber, is an honest and personal look at how to turn curiosity into successful work. JJ Abrams wrote the book’s foreword.