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Cocktail Table Project

In the Spring of 2013, Product Design students designed Cocktail Tables as part of their Hard Goods studio. They were asked to consider sound and movement in their design. Bells, iron bars, wood, and glass were among the many materials used for the final projects.

Barbie's Malibu Dream House

Visit Barbie®'s new dreamhouse in Malibu, on display at Santa Monica Place for a limited time. Her house has been redesigned by a team of students, working with Mattel. See bathing suits and cover ups, designed with alumnus Rod Beattie ('86) of Bleu, art collection, furniture, and fitness center. Students from fashion design, product design, fine arts, toy design, and liberal arts and sciences created this environment.

Barbie Housewarming Exhibition

Come to Santa Monica Place for a housewarming party for Barbie's new house! Otis and Mattel have partnered to present a unique creative collaboration among students from five different creative disciplines to celebrate Malibu, CA's most fashionable resident, Barbie ®, as she renovates her new home. On view January 18-20, 2014 (walk-thru), 22-29 (window display). Work by fashion design, product design, fine arts, toy design, and liberal arts and sciences students.

Function + Comfort

Product Design senior SoRam Rachel Kim ('13) won the grand prize in Hanig’s Design Incubator’s first footwear design contest for her “Felgo” shoes, perfect for California weather.

El Dot Designs

Leonardo Rodriguez and Lishu (Pokhrel) Rodriguez (both ’01 Environmental Design)

www.eldotdesigns.com

 

What is El Dot Designs?

We are a bamboo product design firm that specializes in home furnishings handcrafted by local and global artisans using renewable materials. We are certified as a B Corp (Beneficial Corporation), which uses the power of business to help solve our social and environmental problems, cultivating a positive approach toward humanity and our environment.

 

Wood For Good

"I love computer modeling, but nothing helps you understand a form better than actually making something that you can hold in your hands."  —Ryan Robinson (’11)

Product Design Student Work

2013 Annual Exhibition

Final Exhibition of work by graduating seniors

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