Daemen Lecture to Feature Speakers From Award-Winning Design Agency

Daemen Lecture to Feature Speakers From Award-Winning Design Agency

AMHERST, N.Y. – Buffalo-based designers Brian Grunert and Kyle Morrissey of the nationally recognized design studio White Bicycle, will be featured speakers in the next installment of the Daemen College Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series taking place at 5 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Wick Campus Center Alumni Lounge.

The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is being presented in conjunction with the “Design Annual: See Through – White Bicycle at Daemen” exhibition that will continue through Nov. 28 in Daemen’s Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Gallery in the Haberman Gacioch Arts Center. The exhibition highlights a decade of work created by White Bicycle.

White Bicycle is a branding and marketing agency that specializes in branding and strategy, identity development, publication design, Web and interactive design, packaging and environmental design. The company has played an integral role in building brands for Visit Buffalo Niagara, Ted’s Hot Dogs, Girls Education Collaborative, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Righteous Babe Records, 43North, Perryscope Productions, and the New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences.

The agency has received numerous regional and national ADDY awards, garnered six Grammy award nominations, including one win, and has been featured in How Magazine, Communication Arts and Print Magazine.

Grunert is a partner at White Bicycle and a past Buffalo Business First “40 Under Forty” honoree. Morrissey is a graphic designer with extensive experience in brand development, print design, environmental graphics, and interactive design.

The 2015-16 Nancy Haberman Gacioch Entrepreneurship Lecture Series, which is sponsored by the Daemen Entrepreneurship Program, is featuring several community entrepreneurs who recognize the potential that exists in the region’s neighborhoods through revitalization efforts, new programming, job creation, or collaborative endeavors.