Show & Tell! Alissa Walker and Keith Scharwath / Thursday, January 6th at NOON in 160.

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2011 by Command Save

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Above: Good Magazine Neighborhood Issue. Article by Alissa. Illustration and Art Direction by Keith.

Our first Show & Tell is this Thursday at noon in Room 160 with Alissa Walker and Keith Scharwath. Alissa and Keith will be beaming in from their home in LA. Don't miss it!

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Who is Alissa? In her own words from her website:

You can find my writing at GOODFast CompanyDwellSunsetPrintThe Architect’sNewspaperLAWeeklyMetropolisWiredDesignObserverCore77Coudal,ReadyMadeEyeHOW, and even at two magazines that don’t exist anymore, I.D. andSTEP Inside Design. I’m a contributing writer for Fast Company’s new design site,Co.Design, and a contributing editor at GOOD, where I write the column Design Is a Verb. I’ve also written for the Los Angeles Times, but it wasn’t about design, it was aboutStar Wars. From time to time, I’ve been tapped to pinch-hit for the restaurant and nightlife blog Eater LA. And in 2008 I spent two incredible months pounding the pavement in New York while researching and writing the first of a new series of walking guides, City Walks Architecture: New York, which was published by the fine people at Chronicle Books in 2009.

In 2010, she was named as one of seven USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellows for her writing on design and urbanism.

Go to her blog and check out the other wonderful things she has her hands in. Amazing!

 

Xlarge-1270844234-4292097437_de19d27ee0 Keith Scharwath is a graphic designer, illustrator and art director living in Los Angeles. Notable projects include poster, title and promotional design for the 2008 film Beautiful Losers; exhibition design for Re-Run, a traveling art show curated by Aaron Rose; and most recently guest art directing the spring 2010 issue of GOOD magazine. 

Originally from New Jersey, Keith has a degree in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts in New York. 

Clients:
The New York Times, GOOD Magazine, Nike, Sony, I.D. Magazine, The Gap, Ogilvy & Mather, 180 Amsterdam, MTV Networks and more. 

Recognized By:
Print's Regional Design Annual 2008 & 2009, STEP’s Emerging Talent 2009, Atticus Awards for Excellence in Design 2004, D&AD Award for Environmental Design & Architecture 2004, The One Show Merit Award for Design 2004.

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Above: Keith can do many things. Including Auto repair.

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above: painted door for Re:Forn School.

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Above: Download his illustrations for your portable devices.

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Above: Beautiful Losers movie poster. If you haven't seen Beautiful Losers stop reading right now and correct this.