PASADENA, CA.- The Storytellers Art collects more than 200 examples of leading graphic designer Kit Hinrichs work for a 40-year retrospective. An alumnus of Art Center College of Design (Advertising, 1963), Hinrichs is the San Francisco partner of Pentagram, the celebrated international design firm. His vast influence on Americas graphic landscape is visible across a broad spectrum of media, from annual reports and magazines to signage, exhibitions, and environmental programs. His design direction can be seen in such publications as catalogs for Design Within Reach and Restoration Hardware, recruitment brochures for McGeorge School of Law and the University of Southern California, and identity programs for Muzak, The California Academy of Sciences, and Art Center College of Design. A member of the Colleges Board of Trustees since 1996, Hinrichs was recognized for his contributions to the College and his career achievements with an honorary Doctorate of Letters in 2004.
Founded in 1930 and located in Pasadena, California, Art Center College of Design (http://www.artcenter.edu) is a global leader in art and design education. The first design school to receive the United Nations' Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status, Art Center provides opportunities for students to create design-based solutions for humanitarian and non-profit agencies around the world. Art Center offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a wide variety of art and design disciplines, as well as public programs for all ages and levels of experience. Art Center's alumni have a profound impact on popular culture, the way we live, and important issues in our society today.