The Story and History of Modern Design (Part 5, 2000-2020)

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
AIA Member and General Public   $75.00 USD

Event Details

NEW COURSE — Part 5: Design educator and historian Daniella Ohad presents a unique online course exploring the foundation of modern design history. Part 5 is a five-session course exploring 21st century design, from 2000 through the present. By examining interiors, furniture, objects, building, designers, makers, methods of production, and material culture, students will develop an understanding of the history and DNA of contemporary design and its visual vocabulary

$75 ticket fee includes five one-hour webinar sessions. A webinar link to join will be emailed to registrants the day prior to the first session.


Friday, August 21, 5:00pm-6:00pm: The Digital Revolution
Friday, August 28, 5:00pm-6:00pm: The Craft Revolution   
Friday, September 4, 5:00pm-6:00pm: The Narrative
Friday, September 11, 5:00pm-6:00pm: Forging Identities
Friday, September 18, 5:00pm-6:00pm: Japanese Contemporary Design

About the Instructor
Daniella Ohad received her Ph.D. from Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture. She lectures and publishes widely on design history, theory, and the decorative arts. She has taught at Parsons the New School for Design, Pratt Institute, and Bard College. Ohad is a speaker on topics in design, collecting, and taste, hostess of a talk show, and a curator of design talks worldwide.