Otis Fashion Design Students Create Bicycling Outfits for MTA

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Originally published by: By Deborah Belgum  | Thursday, March 10, 2016  | California Apparel News Despite more subways and light-rail train options than ever in the Los Angeles area, ridership has slipped 4 percent in nearly two years. So last year, the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority—which runs the mass transportation systems in Los Angeles County with 2,300 buses and more than 80 rail stations—launched an action plan to go beyond traditional marketing schemes to [more]

Science and Sustainable Design lecture: Ilaria Mazzoleni

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The Science and Sustainable Design class presents a lecture by Ilaria Mazzoleni, Wednesday March 9th at 9:45am in Ahmanson 512.  All are welcome. IM STUDIO Milano/Los Angeles, founded by Ilaria Mazzoleni, focuses on issues related to sustainable architecture and building technologies at all scales of design. Using new concepts, ideas and techniques, derived from bio-inspired investigation, the office is committed to intervening in the built environment with a sustainably-minded approach, [more]

Visiting Artist Lecture: Oliver Kellhammer

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Feb. 16 11:00am-12:15pm in the Forum Creative Action, Foundation and Fine Arts present a lecture by visiting artist Oliver Kellhammer. Kellhammer is an independent artist, writer and researcher, who seeks, through his botanical interventions and [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day ten

Today's post comes a day late, as I am reporting on the Sustainability Capstone presentations that the seniors just gave Thursday evening. In this class, taught by Claudia Hernandez Romero, students reflect on their studies over the past three and a [more]

Vision LA ’15 : Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day nine

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Although the Communication Arts department does not explicitly offer classes that focus on sustainability, many of the students recognize the power of graphic design and advertising to influence culture towards making positive changes. Matthew [more]

Vision LA ’15 Climate Action Arts Festival – online exhibition day eight

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Product Design is another department at Otis that challenges all students, whether they are in the Sustainability minor or not, to create work that is both socially and environmentally responsible. Students work in a range of materials, [more]

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