april, 2017

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7apr1:00 am- 11:55 pmExhibition Series: MOVE IT! The Art, Science and Fun of Toy Design at Saugatuck Center for the Arts


Event Details

In MOVE IT! Saugatuck Center for the Arts (SC4A) pulls back the curtain on the design process from initial ideas to prototyping to final designs and distribution. Meet a duo of product designers who are rocking the ​toy ​world with their problem​ -solving skills​ and adding fun along the way.​ ​This exhibition shares a glimpse into the ​dynamic design world and work of Jon and Sarah Vanderbeek ​of Sweet Spot Studio, Inc.​ ​

Jon Vanderbeek has a background ​merging technology and toy design with invention think tanks you probably never heard of like The Obb and Bang Zoom. Sarah Vanderbeek has worked ​in product design ​with ​many ​gift and apparel companies including Coach, Amscan and Russ Berrie.  This ​creative ​​team ​formed Sweet Spot Studios​, Inc.​, and they partner and consult with industry leaders including Mattel, Hasbro, and Fisher Price​ designing the toys you and your kids love.​

Come play, learn and laugh as you explore the intersections of science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M​.) and how all of this makes toys move!



(Friday) 1:00 am - 11:55 pm


Saugatuck Center for The Arts

400 Culver Street PO Box 940 Saugatuck, MI


Saugatuck Center for The Arts

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