Richard Saul Wurman is an architect, a cartographer, the creator of the Access Travel Guide Series, and the author and designer of more than 80 books, including Information Architects
(1996), Follow the Yellow Brick Road
(1991) and Information Anxiety
(1989). He has also served as chairman and creative director of the TED conferences. He appears in Ann Arbor this week as part of the Penny W. Stamps
Distinguished Visitors Program. The ongoing event brings respected emerging and
established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the University of Michigan's
School of Art & Design. Special guests conduct public lectures and engage with students, faculty,
and the larger university and Ann Arbor communities.
The talk is Thursday, March 12 at
5:10 pm at the Michigan Theater
, 603 E. Liberty
St., Ann Arbor. Free.
The program is supported by the U-M Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, U-M School of Information, and AIGA Detroit, the Professional Association for Design.