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May 02, 2017

Can You Really? by Chip Kidd

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His TED Talks have been viewed over 3 million times and his presentations are famously outrageous and hilarious. In Vancouver, award-winning graphic designer and best-selling author, Chip asks: 'Can You Really?' In which he ponders the never-ending questions: Can you really do THAT? But HOW? And WHY? And will you need a dropcloth?? Or just a towel? Hmmmmm.

About Chip Kidd
Chip's groundbreaking book jacket designs for Alfred A. Knopf have elevated the form for close to three decades. He’s worked with hundreds of writers, including John Updike, Katharine Hepburn, Cormac McCarthy, Henry Louis Gates Jr., James Ellroy, Karen Russell, Michael Crichton, David Sedaris, Sharon Olds, Orhan Pamuk, Paul Simon, Neil Gaiman and Haruki Murakami. His first novel, The Cheese Monkeys, was a national bestseller. His most recent book, Go: A Kidd’s Guide to Graphic Design, is the first book to teach graphic design to children and has over 60,000 copies in print. As an editor and art director for Pantheon Graphic novels, he’s worked with and published some of the very best cartoonists in the world, including Chris Ware, Art Spiegelman, Dan Clowes, David Mazzucchelli, Charles Burns, Michael Cho and Alex Ross. He is the recipient of the National Design Award for Communications, and his TED Talks has been viewed over 3 million times.