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Future of Home early bird tickets on sale now! NYC, Sept 9–10

Join us as we discover the future of home.

What will the interior design industry look like a decade from now and beyond? The inaugural Future of Home conference, presented by Business of Home and the High Point Market Authority, will pose this question and more to forward-thinking creative and business professionals in the first event of its kind, this September 9–10, in New York City.

Business of Home will mobilize entrepreneurs and visionaries—from inside and outside of the home industry—who are reimagining ways to make, market, distribute, and sell products and services. Together, we will address business changes and challenges, spotlight innovation, and lay the course for a promising future.

Ticket Levels:

BOH Insiders: $215 On sale now!
Click here to learn more about becoming a BOH Insider.
If you are a BOH Insider, please contact us to claim your discounted ticket.

NYSID 2019 graduates and Pratt students: $215
If you are a NYSID 2019 grad or Pratt student, please use your provided code or contact us to claim your discounted ticket.

Early Bird: $565 On sale until June 30th

General Admission: $695

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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

ALC International Student Showcase

We are pleased to invite you to our next big event:  the ALC International Student Showcase on Wednesday, November 29, 1-3 pm at the Lindbrook Center, 2nd floor.  You can pop in for a few minutes, or stay the whole time!

 1:00 -2:00 

Conference-style Concurrent Sessions

Poster Sessions; Panel Discussions; Graduate Level Research Presentations; Public Speaking Demos

 2:15 – 3:00

ALC Alumni Panel

ALC Alumni share tips and experiences in UNEX Certificate Programs; MA/PhD Programs; Professional Outcomes

Panelists are from: Chile, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, France, Japan

2×8 Opening Night

Represent. This Thursday night, UCLA Extension is honored to have a team representing our school in AIA_LA’s 2×8 exhibition of student work. It’s part of AIA LA’s scholarship competition. Be there for the opening/party and announcement of winners on the streets of DTLA at the plaza at The Bloc. Eleven other schools are competing, so #support. And (of course) check out how our students interpreted the competition theme.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

 

Barnes Giving Back Magazine Launch Event

Great event tomorrow!

Please join us on Thursday, November 2nd for the launch party of the magazine at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills from 4-8pm. BARNES has partnered for this event with PASSION & DREAMS funding, a non-profit to help empower kids at risk.

For tickets please go to: http://www.barnes-losangeles.com/giving-back/event/

And enter code 22226 to buy tickets and for more information on the event.

UCLA Extension Master of Interior Architecture CIDA Ranked #3 in the Nation

We are pleased to report that for the second year in a row the Master of Interior Architecture program has been ranked by Design Intelligence in the Top 10 Graduate Programs in the Nation. We moved up to position #3 CIDA Ranked. Thank you for your continued support of our terrific program!

Boutique Community Spotlight at the Stay Boutique Conference

BLLA is known in hospitality as the association that disrupts…basically, we like the good kind of change. This conference is meant to congregate the leaders and influencers in our community who will take the boutique sector to new heights (you thought boutique had it’s moment? You haven’t seen the power of boutique quite yet…)

THIS CONFERENCE HAS 3 PURPOSES

  1. educate the boutique community

  2. meet like-minded people 

  3. celebrate boutique

Our theme this year is: Boutique has made it, what’s next?

We will discuss everything that has to do with the boutique community: hotels, restaurants, bars, fitness studios, retail, festivals, parties and such. We believe that there is a whole new mindset that has come to life over the past few years, and that’s the boutique mindset. This includes the creative, forward-thinking and innovative people who believe in the power that “boutique” holds. BLLA is changing up the hospitality industry conference landscape drastically and will be launching the new wave of hospitality during this conference.

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Watch Jeff Daniels, the Program Director of Arc+ID, participate in a panel discussion at The Digital Hollywood Experience!

Digital Hollywood 2016

Digital Hollywood debuted in 1994 and has from its start been among the leading trade conferences in its field with over 15,000 top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries attending the various events each year. A major event at Digital Hollywood this Spring is the Virtual & Augmented Reality Summit. Our Program Director, Jeffrey Daniels, will be among other executives as they discuss Virtual Reality as it relates to Art, Design, and Technology. Today’s panel discussion will take place at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles, but don’t worry if you can’t make it–tune in at 11:30AM via live streaming! See below for link to the webcast.

Storytelling in Hollywood: Art + Design + Technology = The New Narrative of Film – VR – Games – Experimental Environments

Thursday, May 5th, 2016
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90049
Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

Session Panelists:

  • Tim Dillon, Executive Producer – VR, MPC
  • Jeffrey Daniels, FAIA, principal of Jeffrey Daniels Architects and Program Director, UCLA Extension Architecture & Interior Design
  • Spencer Hunt, VP of Games and Interactive Entertainment, Skydance Productions
  • Andy Goldstein, Executive Producer, Otherworld Interactive
  • Monika Bielskyte, founder, AFE Media
  • Julia Sourikoff, Head of VR, Tools of North America, Moderator

Click Here to watch this Digital Hollywood Event Webcast