Art Center in the News: February-March 2014

by March 27th, 2014

Maggie Hendrie on the set of TakePart Live

Maggie Hendrie on the set of TakePart Live

Art Center students, faculty, staff and alumni have been making news while making their mark at on the art and design worlds. For those who may have missed a headline or two, we curated this handy highlight reel of our recent media clips:

Don’t miss two lengthy, live interview segments we arranged for Interaction Design Chair, Maggie Hendrie and ACCD student Alex Cabunoc on the new cable program TakePart Live—a show tailored to Millennials (age 18-34) that reaches 40 million-plus households through Participant Media’s Pivot TV network. (Participant Media is the award-winning, socially and politically progressive production company responsible for An Inconvenient TruthThe CoveLincoln, among other enlightening and edifying films and TV shows).

TakePart Live (Pivot TV, Participant Media)
Two live cable TV interview segments: Maggie Hendrie on interaction design and Designmatters’ Alex Cabunoc on the GiraDora project.
Maggie Hendrie TakePart Live
GiraDora Designer Alex Cabunoc TakePart Live

Design Arts Daily
Tape Classified at Art Center
About Illustration’s Craigslist-inspired mural at 870 South Raymond.

Los Angeles Times
Pasadena’s mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow
Art Center named, The Design Accelerator’s Mark Breitenberg quoted.

NBC Southern California
Pasadena Touting Hidden High-Tech Community
On air segment on Innovate Pasadena and CONNECT weekend. Art Center named one of three world-class tech institutions with Caltech and JPL.

PureWow
Ray of Light: A museum show devoted to modernism’s lady genius
Ray Eames in the Spotlight exhibition at the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery.

GOOD
The Return on Design in the Public Sector Requires That We Analyze Its Effectiveness First
Mariana Amatullo writes about design in the public sector.

Pasadena Now
Pasadena’s Real Change Movement Helps the Homeless, One Parking Meter at a Time
Creative concepts produced by students in Designmatters class, Mariana Amatullo and Guillaume Wolf quoted.

Art ltd.
Lynn Aldrich: “Un/Common Objects” at Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design

Core77
Imagine Dieter Rams Showing Up at Your Final Design School Crit
Core77 and other outlets feature Dieter Rams’ visit to Art Center.

Vanity Fair
The Best Graphic Movie Posters of All Time
Alums Bob Peak, John Van Hamersveld included.

Art Daily
Exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Walead Beshty opens at Regen Projects
Grad Art faculty.

Los Angeles Magazine
Good Enough to Eat: The “Skittles” Car Makes a Comeback
Alumnus and instructor Jason Hill featured.

Core77
Bluetooth and Bypassing: Visualizing User Stories to Communicate Informal Technology Use in Development Contexts
MDP student work with UNICEF in Uganda.

Huffington Post
R.I.P. Barbie: America’s Most Iconic Blonde Is Fading Out Into History
Media Design instructor Elizabeth Chin quoted.

KTLA
Tech Updates Feb. 10, 2014
Grant Delgatty and Mateo Neri’s URB-E e-bike featured.

Ranker.com
The 30 Best Design Schools in the World
Art Center is number one on this crowd-sourced platform.

Design Intelligence
New Paths to Design Management
About The Design Accelerator.

WRBL News 3
Saleen Automotive Release Q3 Results, Reports Vehicle and Parts Sales of $1.1 million, an Increase of 77%
Mentions Saleen Automotive’s collaboration with Art Center on new electric vehicle.

The Ellen Show
Ellen Picks Her Vine Reenactment Winner
Film student Clay Boonthanakit picked by Ellen to attend Oscars.

Pasadena Magazine
Space Odyssey
Features alumnus Dan Goods.

Yahoo! News
Cosmic Creativity: A NASA Resident Artist’s View of Space
Alumnus Dan Goods also featured on Yahoo! News.

Yahoo! Small Business Advisor
Getting to the Super Bowl
Advertising alumnus Julian Ryder writes about Super Bowl advertising.

Los Angeles Times
Animator Floyd Norman draws on history
Floyd Norman, Disney’s first African-American animator, learned his skills at Art Center.

KCET
Laura Cooper
Fine Art faculty member Laura Cooper talks about the Arts and Crafts movement.

Glendale News Press
True film buffs know them by name
Alums Tom Peak and Drew Struzan exhibit movie posters at Forest Lawn Museum.

Other Art Center Mentions

KCET Artbound
Cardboard Crafting: Ana Serrano’s Paper Worlds
Alumna Ana Serrano.

Arab News
Philip Chiang: Perfect recipe for culinary success
Alumnus Philip Chiang, founder of PF Chang’s.

SOMA Magazine
Chad Farmer
Advertising alumnus Chad Farmer.

Deadline
TruTV Orders Car Designer Competition Series Hosted by Brooke Burns
Alumnus Harald Belker to judge.

Motor Trend
Toyota FT-1 Concept First Look
Alum Alex Shen, designer of Toyota sports car for the future.

Advertising Age
Six Things You Didn’t Know About Wongdoody’s Pam Fujimoto
Alumna Pam Fujimoto.

Hyperallergic
Welcome to Mike Kelley University
The late Grad Art faculty member Mike Kelley retrospective.

Broadway World
Jennifer Steinkamp Exhibit at Lehmann Maupin Hong Kong to Open 2/13
Alumna Jennifer Steinkamp.

Leader-Telegram
Hello, Oscar: Eau Claire native’s noted technical career recognized with an Academy Award
Alum Peter W. Anderson’s noted technical career recognized with an Academy Award.

KCET
Sonya Fe-Artist
Featuring alumna Sonya Fe.

Grand Rapids Business Journal
Film-rating nonprofit names CMO
Alumnus Steve Sammons named CMO of The Dove Foundation.

Broadway World
San Francisco Hospital Announces New Heart Designs for ‘Hearts in San Francisco’ 10th Anniversary Today
Graphic Design alumnus Michael Osborne featured.

Smashpipe.com
Of Doors, Windows, And Boxes: Rebecca Cremona At TEDxTrastevere
Alumna Rebecca Cremona’s TEDx video featured.

Orange County Register
Compact Cars
Article about Transportation Design alumnus Doug Breuninger.

Hemmings.com
Retrospective to feature works of futurist and car designer Syd Mead

Juxtapoz
David Jien: New Works
Alumnus David Jien featured.

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