Weekend Heller: The Elegantissima Show

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Straight from its boffo Farmingdale premiere, the most elegant design exhibit, Elegantissima: The Design and Typography of Louise Fili opens at the Art Director’s Club on Wednesday, September 10th from 6–8:30pm. Designed by the incomparable Kevin O’Callaghan, this exhibit includes Fili’s work from four decades displayed in different conceptually thematic room environments.

Walk through a vintage library filled with books, book jackets and illustrative copyright pages; a recreated bistro packed with restaurant menus, logos and business cards; a Depression-era kitchen area featuring food package and label designs; and a haute-couture boudoir (with a deep violet fainting couch) draped with intimate apparel.

The exhibit at the ADC, 106 West 29th Street, NYC runs from Monday, September 8 through Friday, September 19.


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Steven Heller is the co-chair of the SVA MFA Designer /Designer as Author + Entrepreneur program, writes frequently for Wired and Design Observer. He is also the author of over 170 books on design and visual culture. He received the 1999 AIGA Medal and is the 2011 recipient of the Smithsonian National Design Award.View all posts by Steven Heller →