SLC Design Week | Pt. 2

10/15/2013 | Amy Tibbals

Design Matters Film Series: Urbanized

Short notice, sure. But we wouldn't say something if it weren't worth it.

We made mention last week -- SLDesign Week is happening. All throughout the week, SLC dwellers can catch tours, workshops, parties, and more in celebration of the ever-changing, progressive beast that is design [click here for the official calendar]. It started last night with Pecha Kucha Volume 10, and for those that missed out, our sincerest apologies. The line-up was an inspiring one, to say the least. Speakers spoke, and we walked out of The State Room with a renewed sense of "hell yes."

For tonight, there's something slightly different but equally galvanizing on the SLDesign Week plate, and we suggest you pull up a chair. At 7:00pm, the Utah Film Center will be showing Urbanized at the SLC Public Library. This is a FREE showing, folks. Urbanized is the final film in Gary Hustwit's design series [see also, Helvetica and Objectified] that explores the design of cities and the issues that come with urban design. Put simply, "By exploring a diverse range of urban design projects around the world, Urbanized frames a global discussion on the future of cities." It was an official selection at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival, and it's an official selection for us tonight.

Design Matters Film Series: Urbanized | 7:00pm - 9:30pm, Tuesday, October 15th | SLC Public Library

Salt Lake Design Week | Monday, Oct 14th – Saturday, Oct 19th | Events calendar

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