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  • Patrons Circle Tour

    May 30| Special Event
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    Otis' Patrons Circle Tour of Downtown L.A.!

    Discover how the creative economy is transforming downtown Los Angeles.  Studios and galleries continue to move to the heart of our city and into areas that were off the beaten path just a year ago. Otis Patrons Circle members will enjoy an Otis-inspired tour of downtown L.A.'s vibrant scene.  

    Tour includes:
    Visit to Kent Twitchell's ('77 MFA) new studio, followed by a short ride to see a few of his downtown murals

    Inside peek of Cynthia Vincent's ('88 Fashion Design) fashion design studio

  • Design Week 2015

    Jun 21| Special Event
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    OTIS’ MFA GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM HOSTS:

    Design Week June 21-27, 2015

    I AM THE CITY

     

    VISITING ARTISTS

    Field Experiments: Benjamin Harrison Bryant, New York and Paul Marcus Fuog, Melbourne And Karim Charlebois-Zariffa, Quebec/NYC

    www.field-experiments.com

     

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Fashion Design Radar

Apr 6, 2015
Fashion Design
DC-others0189-ed.jpgKassandra Cassily, Roxy product line analyst, visited the junior class for the final fitting of their Spring 2016 collection for the female sports fashion brand. Earlier this year, Roxy gave the students a direction to create projects geared toward the must-have items for a three-day trip with only a backpack and the beach or mountain on [more]
Apr 1, 2015
Fashion Design
Bob-mackie0158-ed.jpgThe master of glamour, designer Bob Mackie, visited the senior fashion class for the final fitting of their evening wear collection. Mackie, famous for dressing entertainment icons such as RuPaul, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, and Tina Turner, had directed the students earlier in the year to create seasonless, swoon-worthy evening looks inspired by underwater sea [more]
Mar 31, 2015
Fashion Design
Trina-Turk0052-ed.jpgLast week, designer Trina Turk attended the final fitting for the senior class’s collection to provide feedback before the students’ garments go down the catwalk at the Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show. Earlier in the semester, she directed the class to “create playful, chic ensembles for a trip to the Amalfi coast inspired by the Mediterranean sea and [more]
Mar 25, 2015
Fashion Design
PacSun0076-blog.jpgYesterday PacSun Design Director Heather Brown visited the final fitting for the Fashion Design juniors’ summer collections. Earlier in the semester, Heather had issued a direction to the students to design garments with whites and ivories for a bleached-out story, tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend for summer. Students were also encouraged to incorporate graphic artwork, crochet [more]
Feb 19, 2015
Fashion Design
Urban_Outfitters0092-smLast week, Urban Outfitters designers Nicola O’Connell and Katie Kim attended the junior fashion design class’s first fitting. The students designed a Spring/Summer collection tapping into the “shipwrecked” trend inspired by the movies “The Blue Lagoon” and “Return to the Blue Lagoon.” The direction issued by the Urban Outfitters mentor Leila Heydari-Pajo also detailed a color palette that [more]
Feb 12, 2015
Fashion Design
DC0116-smIn late January, three mentors visited the junior fashion students – Ryan Keenan for Quiksilver, Kesha Pomeroy for Roxy, and Alan Hardy for DC. Here are excerpts from the brands’ directions for the class: DC: Show us something new and daring while adhering to the DC brand’s core values. While we are an action sports brand, [more]