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April 20, 2021

Inclusive Futures Launch 04.21

Interaction Design presents  Inclusive Futures,  Wednesday April 21st 5-7pm PST Join us for  our Book and Web launch…

April 15, 2021

Making Augmented Realities : Presentation and AR Exhibition

We have been made-over by the screen. Relying upon software to be seen, we now experience a large…

February 23, 2021

IxD + Caltech Collaboration Takes On A Life of Its Own

As courses continue to move online, what aspects of a student’s college experience are missing now that we’re…

February 3, 2021

IxD Students Win IDA Design Awards for AI Tool

Arter – an AI-based storyboarding tool  by  IxD students Siladityaa Sharma and  Rodney Edwards has received two more design…

November 15, 2020

Designing Complexity

Learn how design, emergent technologies and data converge to provide new tools for scientific research, and why Berlin…

October 27, 2020

Design and Technology for Social Equity

A digital forum to explore design and its social implications through the lens of People, pedagogy and Practice….

October 19, 2020

IXD at Dutch Design Week 2020

Dutch Design Week concentrates on the design of the future and the future of design. It is our…

October 9, 2020

Gold Award at MUSE Design Awards 2020

Interaction Design students Rodney Edwards and Siladityaa Sharma received the Gold Award at MUSE Design Awards 2020. Arter…

October 7, 2020

Data to Discovery

Data to Discovery: Experimental data visualization, art and design research at NASA/JPL, Caltech and Art Center was a…

September 14, 2020

SoLA DesignJam

In conjunction with the TEDx Crenshaw event, the DesignJam Club (formerly Hackathon Club) and Designmatters are organizing a virtual event,…

September 6, 2020

ArtCenter Community Hubs

Lets get to work! This fall, the idea of a college campus as a physical place has taken…

May 23, 2020

Pandemic Response Design Challenge

During May 23-30, 2020 of the summer term, the “Hack”athon Club, led by Dillon Chi and Susie Moon…

April 23, 2020

Interaction BS Design Graduates Spring 2020

Having completed our BS in Interaction Design program of hands-on classes in graphic and product design, strategy, human-computer…

April 5, 2020

Machined Influencers

A new class for summer 2020 will be launched by Jenny Rodenhouse, Director of ArtCenter’s Immersion Lab, and…

October 4, 2019

Santiago Lombeyda’s VR for Scientists

Santiago Lombeyda teaches Interaction Design’s Interactive Data Visualization class. He is also a collaborator on Caltech/JPL/ ArtCenters’ program…

September 15, 2019

Elise Co in DotEd: Technology as a medium for design and creative expression

Solvej Schou has just published an in-depth interview and coverage of  IxD and MDP faculty Elise Co. Her…

September 10, 2019

Iddris Sandu: Conversation, Dieter Rams and the culture of design in the technology age

Sandu began coding at age 11 and has worked with Google, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter just to name…

July 28, 2019

Future Pasts: Interaction Design and Artcenter Archives publish book

Interaction Design Department, in partnership with the  the College Archives, has completed an Institute of Museum and Library…

June 29, 2019

Students Win Core77 Notable Award For Interaction

Darae Kim  and Minjea Seo’s project DOT with professor Brian Boyl won this year’s Notable Award in  Interaction…

May 21, 2019

The Immersion Lab in the news

Photo: MDP student, Eli Hong uses an architectural modeling as an augmented reality trigger to explore the future of…

October 29, 2018

Internships and Graduates in Industry

Interaction Design (IxD) at ArtCenter continues the college’s long tradition of close ties to industry. Students can take…

October 21, 2018

Recent Work Video

As ArtCenter prepares to welcomes its graduates from around the world back in Pasadena, we take a brief…

September 18, 2018

The Immersion Lab- All Things VR, AR, MR, XR….

Welcome to immersive living, a new type of “reality.” Explore an expanding array of immersive technologies — hardware,…

August 14, 2018

Odmo- Christine Ye tackles difficult emotions

Christine understood that detecting difficult emotions isn’t the same as dealing with them.  “I realized that the emotional…

March 5, 2018

Useless A.I.

The Graduate Media Design Practice department and the Interaction Design department are hosting a Useless A.I. Symposium; composed…

February 28, 2018

The Nervous System – TestLab Berlin

Fall 2017 Term  Course Brief: The project mobilizes The Nervous System as a relational, aesthetic and political concept….

May 31, 2017

Whether Designing for the Road or a Screen, Alum Daniel Mai Sets Human-Centric Solutions as His Destination

Now working at Apple, recent Interaction alum (2016) Daniel Mai spoke to Dot magazine. “I have really warm…

May 30, 2017

YES GRL! Interaction Design alumna Kelly Weldon takes the world by storm

Recent Interaction Design alumna Kelly Weldon (BS 2016)—is  the co-founder of in-the-works female friendship mobile application YesGrl and…

January 26, 2017

VR/AR Studio: Exploring New Realities

In ArtCenter’s Immersive Media Lab,  the Not Another VR Demo studio confronted the emerging ‘Demo Culture’ that VR…

September 19, 2016

Interactive Data Viz at Praxis

As part of PRAXIS Talks + Exhibition, hosted by the IMAP PhD program at USC School of Cinematic Arts,…

March 5, 2016

Seeding Apple: Tracing ArtCenter’s influence on the design influence in technology

Apple’s longstanding love affair with design took root when Steve Jobs hired a few wildly talented ArtCenter designers….

January 26, 2016

Core77 spotlight on IxD graduates

Core77 highlighted all Interaction Design students and their work throughout graduation week  at  ArtCenter IxD. Karl Walker, Ting…

January 26, 2016

Meet the inaugural graduates of ArtCenter’s interaction design program

An excited crowd gathered around Ting Wu’s Kaleidoscope exhibit, spilling out into the Hillside Campus hallways during ArtCenter’s…

January 26, 2016

Designing for Emerging Tech: AR and VR Event

On Tuesday February 2, we’ll be exploring the interaction  and human centered design behind some of the best…

September 15, 2015

Interaction Students Complete Internships

From Blizzard Games to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, the first group of Interaction Design students completed their internships….

September 15, 2015

Minji Gim wins fellowship at UNICEF Innovation Unit

Fellow Interaction Design student Minji Gim, has accepted the Designmatters Fellowship with the UNICEF Innovation Unit in New York City….

July 7, 2015

Venice Family Clinic gives Art Center designers a seat at the table for new pediatric center

Through a unique partnership between Art Center and the UCLA Business of Science Center, students majoring in Product, Industrial…

January 27, 2015

Interactive Data Visualization

Data Visualization provides the interactive and dynamic display of complex information. With proper execution, it positively impacts people…

January 27, 2015

Designing Behavior : Play Studio

If Interaction Design (IxD) crafts how people think, feel and behave, then designing for play must be one…

July 7, 2014

The Driving Experience of the Future

In a Ford sponsored project Interaction and Transportation students asked “ What does it mean to drive a…

June 4, 2014

Sweet bread, technology and democracy: behind the scenes at #techLA

We came together at the invitation of Mayor Eric Garcetti and Peter Marx (Chief Innovation and Technology Officer)…

March 10, 2014

Art Center and Intel forge an alliance in the war of the wearables

At last month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung showed off its upcoming Gear Fit, a wrist-worn device…

January 31, 2013

How ’90s dreams gave way to interaction design

Today is the last day of the Interaction Design Conference (IxD13) in Toronto, the sixth annual conference organized…