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.
SeaNails, a team of UC Davis design students, will be
competing as finalists with their project at the
Biodesign Challenge Summit 2023, June 22-23. This year’s
summit will be held in person at the Museum of Modern Art and
Parsons School of Design in New York City.
Design students from DES187 Narrative Environments, taught by
Professor Tim McNeil, created the 2023 City of Davis Bike
Scavenger Hunt that took place on June 3. The student team
designed the event identity, clues, and activities.
Newly acquired garments and textiles from around the globe are
featured in the exhibition “Cultural Crossroads: Recent
Acquisitions from the Jo Ann C. Stabb Collection,” opening Sept.
26 at the UC Davis Design Museum. The exhibition runs through
The UC Davis Department of Design launches a new lecture program
Research in Design Speaker Series with Negar
Kalantar as the inaugural presenter.
Her presentation “Design for Circularity: Backward Design
for Forward Progress” is Oct. 4 at noon in Cruess Hall 1105. The
event is free and open to the public.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of World Arts and
Cultures at UC Los Angeles Allen F. Roberts will
give a free public talk on the murals of the
Senegalese artist Pape Diop for the Sociocultural
Timothy J. McNeil, professor in the department of design and
director/curator of the UC Davis Design Museum, weaves together
exhibition design practice, methods and techniques within an
historical framework for understanding how the discipline
contributes to the expanding role of creating experiences in his
new book, The Exhibition and Experience Design
Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Old Davis Road, Davis, CA
Digitial aritist Nettrice Gaskins, whose
works explores “techno-vernacular creativity”
and Afrofuturism, will be the fall 2023 guest for
the Alberini Family Speaker Series in Design at UC Davis.
Her talk is titled “Theory, Content & Style in the AI
The UC Davis Design Museum explores racism through cartoons in
the installation “STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in
Cartoons.” Showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter
cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. and Barbara
Brandon-Croft, the exhibition runs Jan. 23 through April 21,