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Inside the Design Studio: Graphic Design

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General Assembly San Francisco

225 Bush Street

5th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94104

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Overview: This inspiring event series invites key players in San Francisco’s design community to offer a rare insider’s look at how they work and create. From branding to user experience to city planning, panelists will discuss how they approach projects from a design point of view, how design thinking methods help with problem-solving, and much more. Plus, they’ll cover opportunities within the field and their vision for the future of the industry.

Featured Expert: Yu Rong, Senior Visual Designer, Kettle

This month Yu will cover:

  • Insights from her working experience: differences between Chinese and American design scene and cultures; differences between the design agency, in-house and startups.
  • The benefits in design through multi-cultural background
  • How to prepare ourselves as Graphic Designers in the digital and the AI age. Come prepared with questions as we'll be opening the floor for discussion!


Why It Matters: Design is one of the most powerful forces in our lives. It affects our morning commute, how we experience websites and apps, and how we communicate with each other. Gaining a better understanding of this universal force will help you see the world and your projects through a fascinating new lens.

Agenda:

  • Check-in & Networking 6:30 - 6:45 pm
  • Presentation 6:45pm - 7:30 pm
  • Q&A and Networking 7:30 - 8:00 pm




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Yu Rong, Senior Visual Designer, Kettle

Yu Rong is a Graphic Designer based in San Francisco. Her current position is Senior Visual Designer at Kettle, where she creates digital products and elevates brands through solid graphic design skills, storytelling and strategic design. Yu Rong has worked for the clients from startups to enterprise in both China and the United Sates. The clients includes Apple, HP, P&G, Warby Parker, MGM Grand and Shinola. Her work has been recognized by AIGA and has appeared in many publications. She holds a BA Communication Design from Macao Polytechnic Institute and a MFA Graphic Design from Academy of Art University. https://www.yurong.design/



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San Francisco, CA 94104

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