The Design School

The Humble Watermelon: How Design Can Help Feed a Community, a Virtual Lecture by Audrey Handelman

Based on research conducted by the LA Food Policy Council, 31% of the people living in Los Angeles do not have access to affordable fresh fruits and vegetables, and there are currently 1,300 small corner stores in the City of Los Angeles, but only 28% of these stores offer healthy food options. In a Los Angeles neighborhood with limited healthy food options, the transformation of Lupita’s Market sparked change that reduced food inequity for the community and engaged the neighborhood around a much-loved corner store.

The Influence of Landscape by Chad D. Danos

This presentation will establish a framework of how landscape has an influence on each of us through culture, philosophy, practice and mission. An exploration of these four motives will reveal the interconnection of people and place and what that means for us as landscape architects. It will challenge us to not only ask the tough questions, but to be leaders within each of our communities and the role that the American Society of Landscape Architects can play at various stages of our career.

The With-Drawing Room Exhibition

Join The Design School's second year and fourth year environmental design students for "The With-Drawing Room." This free event will take place at the Phoenix Art Museum on Friday, Dec. 7, in the Great Hall from 6 to 10 p.m. 

The exhibition will showcase the student's work involving memories and memos, manifested in the form of manuscripts, books, models and videos. Each student conducted research of personal memories and current societal conditions, creating a library that attempts to counter the current 'withdrawing' of books from physical reality.

Town Hall with Dean Steven Tepper for newly admitted first-year and transfer Herberger students

As a student in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in this live-hosted Zoom forum for incoming undergraduate students with the Dean of the Herberger Institute, Dr. Steven Tepper. This is an easy way to connect with the dean, Herberger Institute faculty and staff representatives.

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Virtual Creative Career Fair Prep Day

Get ready for the Creative Career Fair with this Creative Career Prep Day! Never attended a virtual career fair? Looking to prepare for an interview or just get experience? Looking for feedback on your resume? Do you need just general career advise? Join us on Zoom! Career and industry specialists will be present to ensure you are putting your best foot forward during the Creative Career Fair and your future job!

Women Working in Arts, Design and Performance

March is Women's History Month, and we invite you to join us for the panel HERberger HERstory: Women working in arts, design and performance on March 26 at 3 p.m. MST. All are welcome to join this incredible panel of talented ASU alumna working in creative disciplines of arts, design and performance. Whether you identify as female, male, trans or nonbinary, everyone can gain insights, get advice and network with successful women working in creative fields. This will be a virtual panel held via Zoom