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College for Creative Studies

Inspiration / Imagination: A CCS Alumni Lecture by Bryan Thompson

CCS invites you to join Bryan Thompson as he discusses his journey as an LGBTQ designer finding the inspiration to launch a nearly two-decade career as a designer and media consultant, and discover what continues to spark his imagination in an ever-changing design landscape.

Now a full-time independent designer, Bryan’s work continues designing the second generation Airstream BaseCamp and the Nest campers, among others. His automotive clients include Volvo/Mack Trucks, Honda, Subaru as well as luxury interiors for Brazilian company Embraer’s executive jet range. Most recently he led design development for autonomous start-ups Zoox and Nuro. Beyond transportation design, Thompson’s creative repertoire spans commercial interiors, environment and set design for music videos and commercials, as well as design journalism for a number of media outlets, including ABC’s “Good Morning America,” BravoTV, NBC/Universal.



Wednesday, Sep. 9th


6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Category: Talk

Topics: For Designers - By Designers, Mobility

Type: Virtual