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October 9, 2013

Office Hours: Khipra Nichols on The Art of Invention

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Photography by Khipra Nichols

10 am – 12 pm, Contemporary Art Gallery

Part of Locally Made’s One Room.

In Office Hours, artists, designers, experts, and brainiacs take the doors off of their offices and studios. Stop by for conversation or advice.

I plan to demo some of my methods for design and invention.—Khipra Nichols

Free with museum admission.

Khipra Nichols received his BID from RISD in 1978. Before joining the faculty full-time in 1998 Khipra was a design director at Hasbro Toy. During his 20-year career at Hasbro, Khipra was awarded 16 U.S. patents in infant, toy, and juvenile product design, as well as several in-house awards for innovation in design. Over 250 of his designs have entered the marketplace. In addition to teaching at RlSD, Khipra is active as an inventor and design consultant who works with companies to help them foster innovation within their development teams. Khipra is also a local coordinator for World Harmony Runs International and has participated in these events throughout the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia.