Calling all graphic design fans Chipp Kidd, an incredibly charming, dapper and funny guy according to Russell Etchen, manager of Houstons Domy Books, is coming to town to talk, show slides and be his general no bullshit self. Kidd, who has designed books on everything from Batman to Charles Schultz, is considered by some, including Etchen, to be one of the greatest living graphic designers. Hes known for his tongue-in-cheek designs (he created the cover of David Sedariss Naked, for example). His work has been featured in magazines such as Vanity Fair, The New Republic and Time, and you may have seen his visual commentary on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times. Now is your chance to see the bow tie-wearing icon in person. See Chipp Kidd present B____, I D___ K___ L___! today at 6:30 p.m. 1709 Westheimer. For information, call 713-523-3669, or visit www.domystore.com. $10 to $30.
Thu., May 7, 6:30 p.m., 2009