A lecture looking back on two decades of creative work
Free and Open to the Public
Mehdi Saeedi is an Iranian born graphic designer educated in both Iran and the UK. The design vision of Saeedi is influenced by his focus on contemplation of Eastern aesthetics, heritage, and tradition. He uses his experience in graphic design, Persian calligraphy, type, and typography to transform Farsi letters into different forms and shapes, rendering unique conceptions in graphic design.Saeedi's work have been exhibited in numerous well-known exhibitions, Biennials, and Triennials around the world. A member of several national and international juries, he has won numerous awards in international graphic design competitions. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of graphic design at Towson University in Maryland USA, and he is an AGI member (Alliance Graphique Internationale).
This lecture is in partnership with the Visiting Artist Workshop in Graphic Design at Moore College of Art & Design. Video below courtesy of Mehdi Saeedi Studios. Shahrooz Shekarabi was the translator who created the subtitles.