Elegantissima: The Exhibition and The Boudoir

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Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili, the monograph by Louise Fili, is now an exhibition with the same name opening on Thursday, November 21 at The Memorial Gallery at Farmingdale State College. Designed by Kevin O’Callaghan, Fili’s work is displayed in five thematic environments, including a kitchen, cafe and boudoir, representing her 2,000 book covers and jackets, food, wine and liquor packaging, restaurant identities, clothing labels, business logos and entrepreneurial products.


Exhibition Dates: Thursday, Nov. 14 through January 2014.

The Memorial Gallery is located in Hale Hall, on the campus of Farmingdale State College, SUNY, 2350 Broadhollow Road (Route 110). Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturdays by appointment: Call 631.794.6118.

Admission is free and the gallery is accessible to persons with mobility impairments.


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