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  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • 33rd Annual Scholarship Benefit and Fashion Show

    Saturday, May 2, 2015
    6:30pm
    The Beverly Hilton
    Cocktails, Dinner, and Runway Fashion Show

  • LA/LA: Place and Practice is a two-day symposium organized by Scripps College, the Getty Foundation, the Getty Research Institute, and The San Diego Museum of Art in conjunction with Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA an initiative led by the Getty. Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, this two-day event will be held at The San Diego Museum of Art on Saturday, May 2, 2015 and at the Getty Center on Monday, May 4, 2015. RSVP here.

  • On the Roof

    May 05| Exhibition
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    Graduate Fine Arts Final Exhibition featuring work by

    Soo Yun Jun 
    Delia Perez Salinas Tijerina 
    Yasmin Than
    Sean Cully
    Rachel Indergaard 
    Kristy Baltezore 
    Angie Kim 

  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • View work by the next generation of creative professionals in

    Architecture/Landscape/Interiors
    Communication Arts: Advertising Design, Graphic Design, Illustration
    Digital Media: Animation, Game & Entertainment Design, Motion Design
    Fashion Design: Costume Design
    Fine Arts: Painting, Photography, Sculpture/New Genres
    Product Design
    Toy Design

    Graduate Fine Arts

  • CLASS OF 2015 COMMENCEMENT!

    The 2015 Otis Commencement Exercises is scheduled for Sunday, May 10,  2015. The ceremony will be be held at 3:00pm locally at Westchester Park, due to limited space available on campus as a result of the Campus expansion project. More details on Commencment will be emailed to students during the Spring 2015 semester. Please save the date for commencment.

    For questions or comment related to ALL commencement related matters, please contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at (310) 846-2595.

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Product Design Radar

Apr 3, 2015
Product Design
MelanieAbrantes_Shop_4After graduating from the Product Design program, alumna Melanie Abrantes (‘12) worked as a graphic designer, but she says she would dream about lathing, a form of woodturning that creates an object on an axis. So when a woodshop opened near her home in Atwater Village, she took that opportunity to explore the technique further. [more]
Mar 3, 2015
Product Design
imageProduct designers are at a CrossCampus LA presentation, tonight by David Zimberoff of SRAM / RKS Sessions. This future workspace is cool — combining entrepreneurial work environments and SHARE space. Wine, Cheese and big bike ideas like smart bikes and e bikes.  
Feb 17, 2015
Product Design
MEL1260x1260Melanie Abrantes Pairs Woodwork with Cork By Sophia Markoulakis Oakland woodworker Melanie Abrantes is determined to disrupt the notion that wood is rough, linear and unforgiving. “When I studied product design at Otis, we were exposed to several different mediums, and I fell in love with wood,” Abrantes says, referring to Otis College of Art and [more]
Feb 6, 2015
Product Design
Mandy Lei TonyanSenior Mandy Lei Tonyan had one clear goal for her last year at Otis College – secure a job after graduation. She reached her goal ahead of schedule, getting hired as a full-time sock designer for Adidas in late 2014, a full semester before her program ends. Her transformation from student to professional did not [more]
Oct 27, 2014
Product Design
10347714_10205163555592185_2715992959465242735_n                Integrated Design Studio III joins forces with artists from The UCPLA (United Cerebral Palsy Los Angeles) Washington Reid Gallery and adjoining Washington Place Adult Day Program in developing product inspired by their unique experiences. This week? Conversations with our partners — what they make, how they make and what it’s like [more]
Aug 28, 2014
Product Design
Screen shot 2014-08-28 at 9.25.21 AMI’m loving my internship in China at United Nude Collaborations!! Check out these wildly amazing shoes. I’ve been wanting to see them in real life and finally I get the chance to see them everyday at work!!! I feel so blessed to be working alongside amazing designers. Here are some pictures I took today at [more]
Jun 10, 2014
Product Design
car_lifeA couple weeks ago, I was asked to sit in on a panel reviewing and critiquing undergraduate design students’ visions for the future of Los Angeles transportation. The location was Otis College of Art and Design, located near LAX. Lecturer and Architect Matt Gagnon had given his product design students a simple, but far reaching, [more]
Jun 5, 2014
Product Design
10339563_10152395615181005_7243187273643268325_nA Kodak moment of my TOMS Giving Trip in Peru. This is one of the school children who received a pair of TOMS shoes. I’m writing his shoe size on his hand! — Product Design Alumni, Vivian Nguyen
May 10, 2014
Product Design
photo (19)April Seonyeong Son Jinsoo Kim kristyhsu.com tylergalt.carbonmade.com
May 10, 2014
Product Design
photo (10)emilyleonportfolio.com yawsameen@gmail.com @duncanlemmon rachaelmaeng joondesign.com