DiPi, the Center for Design in the Public Interest at UC Davis, was honored at the first annual San Francisco Design Week Awards for a project on chronic pain. DiPi, part of the Department of Design in the College of Letters and Science, was overall winner in the Wild Card category for “unexpected and experimental products that can’t be put into a category.”
Kausalya Raman, a second-year Design and Economics double major at UC Davis, has received a scholarship from the Donald A. Strauss Foundation for her project, English Kadhavu, which helps students in India to become more proficient in English and better prepare them for university.
Katia Vega, assistant professor of design, was part of the team whose project, The Dermal Abyss: When Tattoos meet Biotechnology, won an Interactive Innovation Award. The collaborative project included team members from MIT Media Lab and Harvard Medical School.
There will be an exhibition featuring the work of the Design Students from the course Design 171 Fashion illustration at the Davis Public Library on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 7 pm to 8:30 pm. The event is free and open to the public. The Mary L. Stephens Library is located at 315 East 14th Street in Davis.
The UC Davis Fashion and Design Society (FADS) is holding an open call audition for models including non-students for the annual Picnic Day Fashion Show. The audition is Friday, Feb. 2 are Nov. 3 and 17, 3 to 4 p.m. in Cruess Hall, Room 132.
An exploration of textile design and creation, “Tekunikku: The Art of Japanese Textile Making, Featuring Textiles from the Catherine Cerny Collection” is a vibrant installation which opens at the UC Davis Design Museum on Sept. 24. The exhibition runs through Dec. 9.