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Look Behind Design: A Process Gallery

Look Behind Design: A Process Gallery
March 16 - May 13, 2018

West Michigan Design Week is a series of programs aimed to inspire designers from all disciplines and demonstrate the strategic and economic advantages of design thinking to the rest of the community.

The design exhibition on view at UICA puts the spotlight on West Michigan design. There’s always more than meets the eye. Iin fact, there can be a whole world of wonder and inspiration underneath the surface. Look Behind Design, a specially curated exhibit sponsored by Newell Brands, allows guests to dive-in and see the spirit of design. The exhibit highlights how ideas and concepts transformed into the final designs behind a diverse group of Michigan-based companies.

Participating Designers:

Calphalon, French Paper Company, Grand Rapids Brewing Company, Has Heart, KnitIt, Parker, Proof Positive Brand Design, Tekna

This exhibit is part of West Michigan Design Week taking place March 17th - 24th, 2018.
For more information about Design Week, visit

Exhibition photo with title

Opening Night Event: Look Behind Design: A Process Gallery
Friday, March 16, 2018
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
UICA Members: Free, Public: $5

Celebrate the 5th annual exhibition and kickoff West Michigan Design Week with an opening reception on Friday, March 16. Get a first look at the designs on view, meet and mingle with the artists on-site, explore the galleries, and enjoy light refreshments and a cash bar.

West Michigan Design Week 2018 logo

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations should contact Megan Bylsma, Associate Director, at 616.454.7000 x11 or at least 72 hours in advance.

Earlier Event: March 1
Fresh Pick: Bohan Li