Toyota Lecture Series on Design presents Kyle Cooper

Toyota Lecture Series on Design presents Kyle Cooper

Co-founder of Imaginary Forces and founder of Prologue Films
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Wendell W. Anderson Auditorium

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Emmy Award-winner Kyle Cooper has directed and produced over 150 main title sequences and founded two internationally recognized film design and production companies: Prologue Films, founded in 2003, was a finalist in the 2008 National Design Awards, and Imaginary Forces, co-founded in 1996.

Details magazine credited Cooper with “Almost single-handedly revitalizing the main title sequence as an art form.” Fast Company magazine named Cooper one of the “100 most creative people in business.” Creativity magazine named him one of the “Top 50 biggest and best thinkers and doers from the last 20 years of advertising and consumer culture.” The New York Times Magazine called Cooper’s title sequence for SE7EN “One of the most important design innovations of the 1990’s.”

Cooper holds the title of Royal Designer for Industry from the Royal Society of Arts in London, and earned an MFA from the Yale School of Art, where he studied independently with legendary American designer, Paul Rand.


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Leading expert on social innovation and sustainable design

Thursday, March 25
Artist and urban designer Damon Rich

Wednesday, April 28
Industrial designer Niels Diffrient

**Toyota Lectures, funded by a generous endowment gift from Toyota Motor Corporation, are free to the public and occur throughout the year covering all major areas of design. RSVP online at or call 313.664.7464.

Wendell W. Anderson Auditorium, inside the Walter B. Ford II Building on the Ford Campus (behind the DIA)
College for Creative Studies
Detroit, MI