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Dr. Frank T. Koe Will Explore Design and Culture of Fabric April 12
For release: April 4, 2007
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Noted fabric authority Dr. Frank T. Koe will inaugurate the University of Memphis Art Department’s William R. Eubanks Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. in the Fogelman Executive Center, Room 123.  

A 6:15 p.m. reception will precede the lecture.  Both events are free and open to the public.

Koe’s lecture, “Intent of Design and the Culture of Fabric,” will offer insights

into the relationship of architecture and interior design, with fabric as one of the influential elements historically contributing to the perception of the interior design profession.

Koe is the author of a forthcoming text and DVD, Fabric for the Designed Interior, published by Fairchild Books. He has held positions as director of The Design Center at Philadelphia University, vice president and director of restoration at Scalamandré, and dean of the New York School of Interior Design.

Koe has academic experience as professor and chairman of the Education Department at Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania and associate director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

He has published and lectured widely on topics related to the teaching/learning process, business, historic preservation, and fabric for interiors. In addition to his work in interior design and the decorative arts, he is also involved in inventing, designing, and patenting sporting goods.

For more information, call 901-678-4164.

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