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Best known for his Milan-based fashion label Off-White and as Kanye West’s longtime creative director, Virgil Abloh visited RISD May 2–3, 2017, packing the Auditorium with students eager to hear him speak about his trajectory and approach to design. His brief talk quickly morphed into a conversation with President Rosanne Somerson 76 ID in which the two talked about the importance of transcending boundaries, building credibility, maintaining integrity and moving fluidly across time, space and medium as a designer.
President's Office, Virgil Abloh, visiting designer
Art and Design
RISD President and Abloh, Virgil, "Virgil Abloh | Theoretically Speaking" (2017). Video Collection. 5.