The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Series acknowledges the life and vast contributions of Dr. King in creating a more just and democratic society. Series events and programming offer meaningful moments for service, reflection, self-development, inspiration, and celebration.
Since its inception, the event has been completed by Included by Favor, a design agency founded by Rene Payne, who invited me to be a part of bringing this year's Lecture series to life.  This year, RISD has transformed its brand identity. This year's series involved redesigning the MLK Series into a system that is modular yet dynamic, allowing the MLK Series to evolve for future events and speakers. 

Original MLK Speaker Series identity

New MLK Speaker Series identity

Pre-Event Slide Show
Intro ReveaL

Pre-Event slideshow:
Thelma Golden
"Thelma Golden is the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, the world’s leading institution devoted to visual art by artists of African descent. Under her leadership since 2005, the Studio Museum has gained renown as a global leader in the exhibition of contemporary art, a center for innovative education, and a cultural anchor in the Harlem community."
it was important to highlight Thelma Golden's connection to Culture, Community, Engagement & Learning, incorporating RISD's new brand identity.
Initial poster design concepts. Experimenting w/ collage and photomontage.
Event Poster Iterations
Event Poster Iterations

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