The Value and importance of Conflict

Why do we approach conflict as if it is offensive, how has it contributed to a healthy view point which make sense to mindful people trying to make change. For 21 years Rick Griffith has sought clarity about art and communication through the broad discipline of design. He got his first job in the business with FCB/LKP on New York’s Madison Avenue working for ATT&T, Citibank, and The Berlin Board of Tourism, and since 1995 he has been working on design and branding focused projects across the United States for clients such as Columbia University (NY), The Rob Roy Kelly American WoodType Collection at The University of Texas, Austin, Hanover College, (IA), and Denver International Airport. His projects & commercial works and projects have been cited in several national and international resources including TDC, AIGA 365, Print, Dwell, and Good Magazine. He has works published by Rotovision in the UK, Lawrence King, and Rockport in the US. His work is included in the AIGA National Design Archives, the Denver Art Museum’s Design permanent collection, The Butler Library of Rare Books and Manuscripts at Columbia University, and the Tweed Museum This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx