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Gallery Talk: Jon Abbott (Barnbrook) and Brian Studak (Plaid)
Graphic Designer Jon Abbott (currently Senior Designer at Barnbrook), and Brian Studak (partner at the London-based cross-disciplinary studio, Plaid) led the 2D and 3D design of the museum’s current exhibition ‘California: Designing Freedom’.
Jon and Brian led an exclusive after-hours tour ‘California: Designing Freedom’ where the designers offered insight into the design process and spatial narrative behind the exhibition. After the tour, there was an opportunity to explore the exhibition independently.
The event coincided with the Design Museum exhibition ‘’California: Designing Freedom’.
Adult £20, student/concession £15
Ticket includes exhibition entry
Brian Studak is a founding director at Plaid, a London based studio specialising in designing immersive brand and museum environments. Clients include Nike, Bauhaus Foundation, The Imperial War Museum and the British Library. He has lectured at ECAL, Lausanne, Brighton University, The Design Museum and Kingston University.
Jon Abbott graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University in 2004 with a BA (hons) in Graphic Arts and Design, working at various studios before joining Barnbrook in 2007. He works across a multitude of graphic disciplines including print, identity, editorial, exhibition, type design and design for digital platforms.