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Visionnaire Series: Peter Jacob

Thursday, Jan 13, 2022
6:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Join us for a conversation with local designer Peter Jacob, Founder and Principal Designer of Peter Jacob Kind Creative. The Kendall College of Art and Design alumnus will share his insights on working in design since launching his own practice in 2007, as well as stories from his professional endeavors in interior and product design as the co-founder of local businesses Michigan House and The Cakabakery.

This free event will follow with a Q&A moderated by GRAM Membership Manager Michael Catching II and Visionnaire Executive Member Erik Lauchie. Registration is required.

About the Speaker
A graduate of Kendall College of Art and Design, Peter Jacob is an interior designer and furniture designer who has collaborated with many Grand Rapids-based and national businesses throughout his career. After serving as Director of Design at a Kindel Furniture Company, Jacob founded his own design practice in 2007, Peter Jacob Kind Creative, where he creates custom interior and product design projects for a wide range of clients, including Klingman’s Furniture and Design, Covet, and Think Design. Jacobs also serves on the Kendall College of Art and Design’s Alumni Board of Directors and is the Education Director for Design West Michigan. 

This event is organized by the Visionnaire Executive Committee, a group of creative young adults, ages 21 – 40, committed to introducing new audiences to the Grand Rapids Art Museum and encouraging lifelong engagement. Through a variety of events and programs, the Executive Committee furthers GRAM’s mission to connect people through art, creativity, and design, and promote the Museum’s world-class collection and special exhibitions. 

Please note: programming at GRAM is running with enhanced safety measures, including face covering requirements regardless of vaccination status, regular sanitization and cleaning, and restricting the sharing of tools/​materials among participants. Masks will be available for those who do not have one.


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