Event description

City View Theater, Pier 27 in San Francisco

Speaker: Ryan Ringholz, Founder & Chief Designer, PLAE

Designing for the outliers ensures everyone is included. Ryan will share how the process of inclusive design informs the future, and why PLAE designs intentionally gender-neutral, customizable products that encourage creativity and expression.

Ryan Ringholz is an internationally recognized brand expert and designer. As Lead Designer at Puma, he launched the $1B+ lifestyle division. He then went to Diesel, growing footwear to over $300M, and subsequently UGG, where he created the strategic plan that grew the business from $250M to $1B in 5 years. He has also launched his own men’s footwear line and consulted for dozens of the world’s best brands.

Thanks to our sponsors, a number of free tickets/scholarships are being offered for this event based on financial needs. Please contact admin@aigasf.org. The deadline to apply for scholarships is May 31st, 2017.

100% of the ticket sale proceeds for this event are graciously donated back to SF Design Week to help cover costs of the venue. SF Design Week is produced by AIGA SF, a 501(3)c non-profit organization.

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