Campus News

Branding Design Expert Speaks at UK

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 29, 2010) − The University of Kentucky College of Design Lecture Series will present a lecture with branded environments expert Eileen Jones, principal at Chicago's Perkins+Will. Jones’ presentation will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in 209 Pence Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

As principal and national discipline leader for Perkins+Will Branded Environments, Eileen Jones has led strategic research, community cultural interpretation, brand master planning and design development for clients such as the American Federation of Teachers, Northwestern University James L. Allen Center, Chicago State University and the Best Buy Leadership Institute.

Jones is on the advisory boards for Contract magazine and the UK School of Interior Design and is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. She also has shared her expertise as an educator at several academic institutions including: UK, Archeworks, University of Cincinnati, The Art Institute of Chicago, Harrington Institute of Design, University of North Carolina and Miami University (Ohio).

For more information on the Eileen Jones lecture, contact the UK College of Design at (859) 257-7617 or visit their Web site at