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Ge Wang – Discussion & Book Signing at Hennessey + Ingalls

Join us Saturday, December 1st at 4:00pm for a Discussion and Book Signing with GE WANG for the new book: “Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime, A MusiComic Manifesto”.

Book Description:

What we make, makes us. This is the central tenet of Artful Design, a photorealistic comic book that examines the nature, purpose, and meaning of design. A call to action and a meditation on art, authenticity, and social connection in a world disrupted by technological change, this book articulates a fundamental principle for design: that we should design not just from practical needs but from the values that underlie those needs.

Artful Design takes readers on a journey through the aesthetic dimensions of technology. Using music as a universal phenomenon that has evolved alongside technology, this book breaks down concrete case studies in computer-mediated toys, tools, games, and instruments, including the best-selling app Ocarina. Every chapter elaborates a set of general design principles and strategies that illuminate the essential relationship between aesthetics and engineering, art and design.

Ge Wang implores us to both embrace and confront technology, not purely as a means to an end, but in its potential to enrich life. Technology is never a neutral agent, but through what we do with it―through what we design with it―it provides a mirror to our human endeavors and values. Artful Design delivers an aesthetic manifesto of technology, accessible yet uncompromising.

Event date: 
Saturday, December 1, 2018 – 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
300 S. Santa Fe Ave.
Suite M
Los AngelesCA 90013

Fund Your Future: Scholarships for Hospitality Students

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter is awarding scholarships to students pursuing a major and career within the Hospitality Industry. Winners will be honored later in the year during the NEWH Los Angeles Gala. NEWH chapters and regional groups across the U.S., Canada, and the UK award scholarships annually, based on whether student is in a 2-year, 4-year or graduate program and the following criteria:

  • Enrolled student attending an accredited college/program in: Los Angeles, Southern California and zip codes 900-935
  • Must have completed half your total required credits/units/hours for an undergrad degree (or 2-year certificate program) or be a graduate student
  • 3.0 GPA (cumulative) or over “B” average or grade percentage of 83% – 86% equivalent
  • Have financial need through college for current/upcoming tuition or program approved books/supplies
  • Major and career objective within a hospitality related field (interior design, architecture, hospitality management, travel and tourism, culinary, senior living, etc.)

Founded in 1984, NEWH is an international non-profit organization, which provides access to the hospitality industry through scholarships, mentorship, and education. NEWH chapters and regional groups award scholarships annually to students pursuing a future within the hospitality market. NEWH scholarship alumni boast careers in hospitality design, development, hotel management, operations, and culinary, around the world.

Apply + learn more www.newh.org (scholarship/chapter scholarship applications)
Connect + Questions: newh.scholarship@newh.org or 800-593-NEWH
Facebook: @NEWHScholarships

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY SEPTEMBER 30, 2018

Top 25 Schools for Architecture & Interior Design

Credit: ceoworld.biz (http://ceoworld.biz/2018/07/25/best-universities-to-study-architecture-and-interior-design-in-america-2018/)

Choosing the right program is a life-changing event and students, now more than ever, cannot afford to waste time and resources on a sub-par education.

The field of architecture and interior design is becoming one of the most sought-after professions among career-changers and young professionals. CEOWORLD Magazine ranks the Top 25 Universities to Study Architecture and Interior Design in the United States.

Check out who made the list: CEOWORLD Magazine

2018 ASID LA Student Scholarships – Winnings have increased

The Harold W. Grieve Scholarship Committee has significantly INCREASED the scholarship  winnings!

1st Prize: $10,000
2nd Prize: $7,500
3rd Prize: $5,000
2 Honorable Mentions: $3,000 each

Don’t miss your chance to take a big bite out of tuition and send in your entry today!

Entries should be class projects-commercial or residential-that show your ability to create innovative concepts, space plan, furnish and decorate.

Submissions should be two-dimensional presentations only.

Presentations will be made on Friday, August 24, 2018 at the Designers Lounge at the LA Mart.

This competition is being held as part of the Rocky LaFleur Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration on September 26. Winning scholarships will be awarded at the Celebration.

Please submit the following information ASAP to asidoffice@asidla.org to claim your spot to compete:

Harold W Grieve Scholarship
Application Form

Name:

ASID Student Member #:

Email Address:

Cell Phone:

School Name:

Anticipated Graduation Date:

Head of Dept. Name and Email Address:

ASID Activities:

Presentations will be approximately 20 minutes per student and will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 between 10am and 3pm at the LA Mart, 1933 S Broadway, Downtown Los Angeles.

YOU’RE INVITED: MIX-IT-UP!

MIX-IT-UP Fundraising Event
Students, faculty, friends, family, and guests are invited to join us for our annual Mix-It-Up! fundraiser. Don your cocktail attire and enjoy an evening at the lovely Mr. C Hotel in Beverly Hills on July 1. There will be live music, a silent auction, and a grand prize raffle drawing. Light fare and first drink are included; no-host bar thereafter. All proceeds go toward funding our community service project for PATH, People Assisting the Homeless.

WHEN?
Date: Sunday, July 1st
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm

WHERE?
Mr. C Hotel Beverly Hills 
1224 Beverwil Drive, Los Angeles 90035

HOW MUCH?
In June: $40
At the door: $50

REGISTER: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07efe2vim6443d1728&oseq=&c=&ch=

Advanced Portfolio Design and Graphic Storytelling

This course will guide you through our written and graphic self representation.  By the end of this course you will have a personal portfolio design, resume and sample works.  The main focus of the class will be to learn techniques on presentations for studio projects, interviews and client meetings.  We will investigate these together through a combination of lectures, mock presentation and workshops.  This class will be interactive and change week to week.

ENROLL TODAY!

NEWH LA Chapter Scholarships Now Open

NEWH Los Angeles Founding Chapter scholarships are now open!

  • Open to students with a major and career objective within hospitality: (interior design, culinary, hotel management, architecture, etc.)
  • Student must be attending college in Los Angeles, Southern California or zip codes 900-935
  • Apply before: September 30th, 2018
  • Open to International students
  • Membership is not required but it is free to students + full-time educators
  • Students can apply online: http://newh.org/chapter-scholarships/ or submit a PDF application by mail/email

Get connected:
Web: http://newh.org/chapters/los-angeles/
Facebook: @NEWHLosAngeles   @newhinc    @NEWHScholarships
Twitter: @NEWHinc     Instagram: @newhinc

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