• Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles. They construct identities, concepts and experiences for brands through the practice of reduction using fundamental typographic theory and experimentation with space and form.

    Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake met as design students at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. After studying, working, and exhibiting independently for many years—both stateside and internationally—their design philosophy and approach brought them back together as Public-Library in 2011.

  • Sandra Lim

    Mar 29| Lectures

    Sandra Lim is the author of two collections of poetry, Loveliest Grotesque and The Wilderness, winner of the 2013 Barnard Women Poets Prize, selected by Louise Glück. Her work is also included in the anthologies Gurlesque, The Racial Imaginary, and Among Margins: An Anthology on Aesthetics. She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Getty Research Institute.

  • Intern Recruitment Day

    Mar 30| Special Event
    Continental breakfast will be from 8:00 – 8:45, interviews will take place from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Otis welcomes companies that are recruiting for Summer internships in the following areas: Architecture/Landscape/Interiors, Digital Media, Communications Arts, Fashion Design, Fine Arts, Product Design, Toy Design.
  • A limited number of tickets are available to FUN HOME, an emotionally charged and poignant family drama, inspired by the graphic novel of the same name by Alison Bechdel, in which she explores her coming out and the suicide of her domineering father Bruce. Sign up in the Office of Student Activities located in the Student Life Center Room 150E.

  • Edgar Arceneaux was born in Los Angeles in 1972. He investigates historical patterns through drawings, installations, and multimedia events, such as the reenactment of Ben Vereen’s tragically misunderstood blackface performance at Ronald Reagan’s 1981 Inaugural Gala.

  • The Architecture/Landscape/Interiors Department at Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the George H. Scanlon Foundation Lecture REDUX.5 by Michiel Riedijk at MOCA.


    Michiel Riedijk regularly lectures at universities, cultural institutions and symposia worldwide. His theories and writings on architecture have gained international recognition from fellow architects and scholars. The work of Neutelings Riedijk Architects has received worldwide appreciation through numerous publications, international awards and exhibitions around the world. - Neutelings Riedijk Architects


Logos and Lockups

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Otis College of Art and Design Identity Guidelines
It is very important for the college to maintain a clear and consistent identity across visual and editorial platforms. Each use of the logo adds to the overall perception of Otis College and improves visibility.

Please send any questions you have about Otis College's identity to


Stacked Logo (Preferred)
Best for use in areas that can accomodate the vertical orientation of the logo. This is the primary version of the logo and should be used if possible.

Otis College stacked logo (black)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.
Otis College stacked logo (white)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.

Line Logo
Best for use in print and digital applications where vertical space is limited.

Otis College line logo (black)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.
Otis College line logo (white)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.

Short Logo
Best for use on the Otis College campus or with close connections in which the full name of the College is understood

Otis College short logo (black)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.
Otis College short logo (white)
Best for digital applications.
Best for digital and low res print applications.
Best for print. Vector.

The logos should never be "rebuilt" or replicated in any way using fonts or boxes that attempt to mimic the original artwork.

Office Lock-Ups

For some communications, an office lock-up can be used. If you are an office that needs a logo and lockup, please contact the Creative Director.

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