The Design Museum exhibitions change each quarter. The museum, in
the Department of Design at UC Davis, also highlights
undergraduate and graduate student work during spring quarter of
each year. Photographs and exhibition statements about earlier
shows are available by clicking on the years to the left.
“Woven Air: Dhakai Jamdani Textile From Bangladesh,” an
exhibition of traditional Bangladeshi textiles noted for a
weaving technique that creates surface decorations, opens at the
UC Davis Design Museum on Oct. 3.
This exhibition features fine-count Jamdani, the ornate textile
that has experienced a revival in Bangladesh. Jamdani artisans
employ the same weaving techniques of two different thread
densities, with the denser wrap thread inlaid with the fine warp
thread to create tactile motifs and designs that are primarily
“From Concept to Creation: Inspired Shoe Design by Chris
Francis” showcases the colorful and imaginative footwear created
by the Los Angeles-based shoe designer. The exhibition runs Jan.
23 through April 23 at the UC Davis Design Museum.
The “Undergraduate Senior Showcase” is the annual exhibition
highlighting the breadth, talent, and diversity of the Department
of Design, as shown through the outstanding course work produced
over the past year by senior undergraduate students. The
installation runs May 15 through June 18 at the UC Davis Design