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Design Museum Patron and Donor Dies

An “Aggie for life,” alumnus Bill Hollingshead (B.A., political science, ’60) died in early February. He and his wife Dianne were longtime patrons of the Departments of Design and Music. He worked with Professor Susan Taber Avila and Professor Emeritus Jo Ann C. Stabb on the 2016 Design Museum exhibition The Image of Fashion: A Photographer’s Legacy, which was a retrospective of the fashion photography of Paul W. Hollingshead, his father.

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Beth Ferguson appointed to Women in Design Advisory Council

Professor Beth Ferguson has been appointed to a two-year term to the Women in Design Advisory Council, the group supporting the Women in Design Committee of the national organization Industrial Designers Association of America (IDSA).

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Student Work Featured in Local Exhibition

Project: Hope and Black Lives Matter, two books of drawings by a collaboration of students in the Department of Design at UC Davis are included in the exhibition “Art. In. Action.,” at the Barn Gallery in Woodland. 

Announcement

Design Student Interactive Map Links COVID-19 Testing Sites

UC Davis design major Matthew Kwong has created an interactive map that features links to over 300 COVID-19 testing sites within California. 

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“Uncharted” FADS Fashion Show

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The Fashion and Design Society’s (FADS) annual fashion show hits the virtual runway April 15 at 7 p.m. PDT. “Uncharted” will feature clothing collections created and executed by 10 students in the UC Davis Department of Design’s “Signature Collections” course. 

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The Arts at Picnic Day

The 107th Picnic Day at UC Davis will be a virtual event this year and, as in past years, the arts will be there. Music, design and cinema and digital media will be represented in the celebration.

One of the most popular events every year is the Fashion and Design Society’s (FADS) annual fashion show. This year’s theme Uncharted reflects how the students in the Department of Design’s Signature Collections course has risen to the challenge of creating not only the fashions but also the production values of displaying their garments.

Event

“Models and Models” by Julia Koerner
ALBERINI FAMILY SPEAKER SERIES IN DESIGN

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Julia Koerner, an acclaimed designer whose work intersects with architecture, product and fashion design, will be the speaker for the fifth Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design at UC Davis.

Presented by the College of Letters and Science’s Department of Design, the free lecture, “Models & Models,” will be held April 22, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. in an online format.  

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