• 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 quintessentially Los Angeles artist, Larry Johnson has worked for over 4 decades investigating the inherent contradictions between the shiny surfaces and underlying cynical logics of American culture. His works reference the languages of animation (especially the fantasy worlds of Walt Disney), graphic and commercial design, and advertising.

  • 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.


New Videos List


This is a list of videos added to the Otis Library in the last month, and is updated nightly. To change the order in which the videos appear, click on a heading to sort by that field.

Date Added Title Call Number Location Item Type Item#
3/17/17 Craft in America. Industry [videorecording (DVD)] / produced by Craft in America Inc. ; executive producer & director, Carol Sauvion ; producer[s], Patricia Bischetti, Rosey Guthrie. Video AA C725 Season 5 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70081
3/17/17 Alice through the looking glass / Walt Disney Pictures presents ; directed by James Bobin ; written by Linda Woolverton ; produced by Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd, Jennifer Todd, Tim Burton ; a Roth Films production, a Team Todd production, a Tim Burton production ; a James Bobin film. Video F A4424 2016 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70080
3/17/17 A bigger splash [videorecording (DVD)] / Fox Searchlight Pictures and Studiocanal present a Frenesy Film production in association with Cota Films ; directed by Luca Guadagnino ; screenplay by David Kajganich ; produced by Michael Costigan, Luca Guadagnino. Video F B4578 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70079
3/17/17 Grandma [videorecording (DVD)] / an 1821 Media and Depth of Field production ; produced by Andrew Miano, Paul Weitz, Paris Kassidokostas-Latsis and Terry Dougas ; written and directed by Paul Weitz. Video F G726 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70078
3/17/17 Harold & Kumar escape from Guantanamo Bay [videorecording (DVD)] / New Line Cinema presents ; in association with Mandate Pictures ; a Kingsgate Films production ; produced by Nathan Kahane, Greg Shapiro ; written by John Hurwitz & Hayden Schlossberg ; directed by Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg. Video F H3757 pt. 2 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 66717
3/17/17 The immigrant [videorecording (DVD)] / Weinstein Company, Worldview Entertainment and Wild Bunch present ; a Keep Your Head/Kingsgate Films production ; produced by Greg Shapiro, Christopher Woodrow, Anthony Katagas, James Gray ; written by James Gray & Richard Menello ; directed by James Gray. Video F I466 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70077
3/17/17 The interview [videorecording (DVD)] / Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with LStar Capital ; a Point Grey production ; screenplay by Dan Sterling ; produced by Seth Rogan, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver ; directed by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg. Video F I5739 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 66718
3/17/17 Dao shi xia shan [videorecording (DVD)] = Monk comes down the mountain / New Classics Media Corporation and Beijing 21st Century Shengkai Film and Columbia Pictures presents ; in association with New Classics International Media Limited and Maoya Media Co., Ltd. ; screenplay by Chen Kaige & Zhang Ting ; produced by Chen Hong ; directed by Chen Kaige. Video F M6559 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70083
3/17/17 Snowden [videorecording (DVD)] / Open Road Films and Endgame present ; in association with Wild Bunch, Vendian Entertainment, TG Media ; produced by Moritz Borman, Fernando Sulchin, Philip Schulz-Deyle and Eric Kopeloff ; screenplay by Kieran Fitzgerald & Oliver Stone ; directed by Oliver Stone. Video F S6497 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 66719
3/17/17 Springtime in the rockies [videorecording (DVD)] / produced by William LeBaron ; adaptation by Macques Thery ; screenplay by Walter Bullock and Ken Englund ; directed by Irving Cummings. Video F S697 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 66715
3/17/17 Terminator genisys [videorecording (DVD)] / Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions present ; produced by David Ellison and Dana Goldberg ; written by Laeta Kalogridis & Patrick Lussier ; directed by Alan Taylor. Video F T4754 pt. 5 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 70082
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