Maviyane-Davies previously ran theThe Maviyane-Davies Projectin his native Zimbabwe.
For more than two decades, the award-winning, controversial designers work has taken on issues of consumerism, health, nutrition, social responsibility, the environment and human rights. Besides Zimbabwe, he has worked in Britain, Japan, Malaysia and the United States.
In 1983, he opened the acclaimed design studioThe Maviyane-Davies Project.He moved to the United States in 2001 because of adverse political conditions in his homeland.
Maviyane-Davieslecture is part of a series of lectures at the College of Creative Arts this semester by world-renowned designers.
Oct. 22 Tom Ockerse, professor and former head of graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design
Nov. 20 Ellen Lupton, director of the Graphic Design Master of Fine Arts program and Center for Design Thinking at the Maryland Institute College of Art