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Design Forum: In Praise of Shadows
November 5

Junichiro Tanizaki, in his book In Praise of Shadows writes, ’In darkness, immutable tranquility holds sway. Designers integrate this interplay of light, color, and shadow in the spaces they imagine – navigating the clarity that light brings alongside the ephemeral mystery of the shadows.

Inspired by this 73-page homage to ’well-placed darkness,’ the fourteenth biennial Virginia Design Forum: In Praise of Shadows embraces this theme through an exploration of craft and materiality, featuring Steven Holl, Kirsten Murray, Herve Descottes, David Lewis, and Kendall Buster.

Earn up to 7 AIA/CES learning units.

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