Northeast Regional: Living Room Lecture Series Part 3: Lance Wyman

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

The Philadelphia Chapter invites you to join us as we continue the Living Room Lecture Series with our next speaker: Lance Wyman.

Take a break from the work day and join us  from the comfort of your home on Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 12:30pm. Lance will share with us his long relationship and work in Mexico from the Mexico Olympics through to his most recent work.

A little bit about Lance…

His career spans over 50 years. He received his degree in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn in 1960. His first work was at General Motors in Michigan where he designed the logo and packaging system for the Delco parts divisions. After his US military service he moved back to New York to work at George Nelson where he designed the Chrysler pavilion graphics at the 1964-65 New York World's Fair.

In 1966 he married Neila Cohalan. They moved to Mexico City in November 1966 where he designed the MEXICO68 logo and graphics for the 1968 Olympics. He designed 39 Mexican postage stamps, 30 of them for the Mexico Olympics.

In 1969, following the Olympics, he designed the graphics for the Mexico City Metro. He is currently designing the graphics system for Movilidad Integrada, the entire Mexico City integrated public transportation system 

Lance returned to New York in 1971 with Neila and daughter Stacey (born 1969 in Mexico).  He established Wyman & Cannan with Bill Cannan (1971-79). He now works independently (Lance Wyman Ltd. 1979-present).

Other notable graphic systems for institutions include:
Washington DC Metro map in 1975, redesigned in 2013. Branding and signage systems for the National Zoo and National Mall, Washington DC,  the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and the Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley, MN

Wayfinding systems for cities include:
Albuquerque, Calgary, Detroit, Edmonton, Hoboken, San Antonio, Santa Cruz, Santa Fe, Mexico City, New York and Trenton

Lance has taught Graphic Design at Parsons School of Design for 40 years

He has four major books published on his work.

When: June 24, 2020 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We look forward to continuing to work together with the Boston, New York, Washington DC and Richmond Chapters to continue to provide a platform for us to all come together, learn, and share in this evolving multipart series. 

We look forward to seeing everyone on the 24th!


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