Sara Hendren is an artist, design
researcher, writer, and professor at Olin College of Engineering
who explores how our bodies interact with the built
environment. Furniture, kitchens, schools and city streets
all require humans to engage with assistive technology meant to
act as a bridge between the body and world. We rarely stop
to consider the hidden assumptions on which our everyday
environment is built.
Jacinda Walker, who is the founder and creative director of
organization that operates as a social enterprise to address the
diversity gap within the design profession, will be the
speaker for the sixth Alberini Family Speaker Series in
Design at UC Davis. Walker’s presentation will be “Changing the
Face of Design.”
Jenny E. Sabin, an architectural designer whose work is at the
forefront of a new direction for 21st century architectural
practice, will be the featured speaker in the third Alberini
Family Speaker Series in Design at UC Davis.
Damon Rich, an urban designer and visual artist, and Rosten
Woo, an artist, designer, and writer, are the featured
speakers in the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design at
UC Davis on May 30. The pair discuss “Building Power: Designing
for Democracy Involving Communities in Design.”
UC Davis Department of Design of the College of Letters and
Science and the UC Davis Graduate School of Management
present the inaugural UC Davis Alberini Family Speaker Series in
Design featuring Carlos Alberini, CEO, Lucky Brand and Kin Ying
Lee, Chief Creative Officer, Lucky Brand. The event will take
place in Vanderhoef Studio Theatre at the Robert and Margrit
Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, May 10.
“The Power of Strategy, Design and Brand Transformation”
The Alberini Family Speaker Series is supported through
an endowment by the Carlos and Andrea Alberini Family Foundation.
It brings renowned innovators and thinkers in design to campus
and in virtual formats to inspire students and encourage
community engagement and learning.