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All News tagged "design"

A full collection at the Senior Fashion Show.

See Who Won Awards at the Senior Fashion Show

Graduating fashion design students’ collections rocked the runway earlier this month. See who took home awards with their fresh designs.
Ray Bartkus' Titanikas Balance.

Only Three Weeks Remain to see Exhibit  by Renowned International Artist Ray Bartkus at Drexel

Only three weeks remain to see the “enormous, beautifully detailed figurative paintings and three-dimensional installations” (Philadelphia Inquirer) of Storylines, an exhibition at Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert Street) in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, featuring the work of Lithuanian-born artist and illustrator Ray Bartkus. The exhibition will be on display through Sunday, May 24. The gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday – Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

“Escaped Infrastructure” at Canal View Park. Photo credit: Thoughtbarn, courtesy of the Mural Arts Program.

Creative Placemaking and Plans for Reimagining Bartram’s Mile: A Public Forum at Drexel

On Thursday, May 14 from 6:30 – 8 p.m., a public lecture and forum, “Making Place by Building Civic Stewardship & Public Art-Making” will take place in Drexel’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert St.). This event is free and open to the public. A reception will be held prior to the event at 6 p.m. Three panelists will give presentations about their work as it relates to creative placemaking, civic stewardship, social equity, public art and environmental infrastructure.
Chang created a "Before I die…" art installation on an 80-foot wall surrounding the construction site of the former University City High School. Photo credit: C. Shan Cerrone.

“Before I Die…” Artist Candy Chang to Speak at Drexel

On Thursday, April 30 from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Taiwanese-American artist Candy Chang will speak on  “Better Cities: Transforming Public Spaces Through Art & Design” at Drexel University’s Mandell Theater (33rd and Chestnut Streets) as the fifth lecturer in the College of Arts and Sciences' annual Distinguished Lecture Series.

Bartkus' "Beauty and the Beast," 2006-2009.

Renowned International Artist Ray Bartkus Exhibits at Drexel

Storylines, a new exhibition at Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery (3401 Filbert Street) in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, presents the work of Lithuanian-born artist and illustrator Ray Bartkus. Creating immersive environments, Bartkus’s monumental, figurative paintings embrace and engulf viewers, projecting them into compelling, mysterious domains. Shown for the first time in the United States, much of this work has been seen internationally in Lithuania, Poland, Austria Japan and the Netherlands. The exhibition will be on display from Tuesday, April 7 – Sunday, May 24.


Concept art by Drexel students of the main station for their Imagineering competition idea, "Woollahra." Photo by Gary Krueger, copyright Disney.

Imagineering Competition is a Dream Come True for Drexel Students

A team of Drexel students went on the trip of their dreams to California to compete in the finals of the annual Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations design competition.
The largely vacant Delaware Power Station dominates more than 1,000 feet of the Delaware River waterfront.

Urban Design and Planning Students Reimagine the Delaware River Waterfront

A select handful of Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design students interested in urban design will have the opportunity to generate fresh ideas and create a vision for the future of the Lehigh Viaduct, Delaware Power Station and surrounding Port Richmond area. Along with 15 students and two faculty members from Germany’s TU Dortmund University, which researches and teaches the global intersection between man, nature and technology, the students will participate in an intensive urban infrastructure planning and design process to develop concepts for repurposing this post-industrial infrastructure.
A community garden at Drexel's Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in West Philadelphia

Drexel Research Team Connects Urban Design to Public Health

Faculty in design and public health at Drexel are working together with community-based projects in West Philadelphia. Their projects test the idea that aspects of natural systems can be woven into urban design to improve health.
The Rincliffe Gallery's new exhibit, Style Within.

Style Within: 19th Century Interior Design in New Drexel Exhibit

The latest Rincliffe Gallery exhibition highlights how people expressed style in their own homes while navigating new designs made possible through the growth of mass production.
Drexel will host a summer institute on the history of design, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Westphal Will Host Summer Institute After Receiving NEH Grant

After being awarded the largest grant Drexel has ever received from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design will host a a summertime institute featuring seminars on the history of design.
The d&mShop offers unique, personal gifts for friends and family, including jewelry, scarves and stationary.

Get Gifts By Student Artists from Drexel’s Holiday Pop-Up Shop

Leave the crowds behind and shop for unique, personal gifts for family and friends at the The D&M Shop in the URBN Center Lobby. Many of the products up for grabs are only produced in small quantities and available for just a limited time.

Drexel students will help launch TV chef Carla Hall's casual, Nashville-inspired restaurants. Photo credit: Tristan Mosser.

TV Chef Carla Hall Teams up with Drexel Students to Develop New Nashville-Inspired Restaurant in New York City

Chef and TV personality Carla Hall plans to open a number of casual, Nashville-inspired restaurants called Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, with the help of students from Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. In a unique partnership, culinary and hospitality students at Drexel will work alongside Hall and her team to learn every aspect of opening a new restaurant and help develop the first location in New York City.