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  • Design Week 2016

    Otis will host international talent, for its 5th annual Design Week, a series of week-long intensive design workshops with students, faculty, and visiting artists and designers.

    Theme: “GAME ON!”

    June 12 – 17, 2016.
    Public Lecture:

    June 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm.
    Goldsmith Campus

    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
    Free Admission and Parking

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

  • Classes End.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Continuing Education Course



Introduction to Product Design


A course designed to build an understanding of the product design process used by professional designers around the world. Course explores major steps including research and analysis, concept generation, design development, engineering principles, material fundamentals, mechanical layout, ergonomic principles, 2D design sketching and rendering, 3D model making, and presentation techniques. In this course students design an original product, from initial concept to final design. Students are guided through the design process via weekly assignments and project reviews with emphasis on developing innovative and compelling design solutions. Students develop their skills in the areas of thinking and communication, problem solving, design language, design aesthetics, and the principles of sustainable design. Also covers drawing techniques, perspective, composition, and professional communication techniques.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: TBD

Course Details
Course Code: XPRD7501
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Product Design
Instructor: Michael Kollins
Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 08, 2016  -  August 10, 2016
No Meeting/Special Note:
Class Size: 16
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
Registration
Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25234 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 25235 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 25236 $1320 Add to Cart
5 of 15 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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