A collection of bright pink seesaws that allowed people to interact over the US-Mexico border has won the prestigious Design of the Year award, with its creators saying they hoped the work encourages people to bui

Chun-Shan “Sandi” Yi creates fashion you won’t find on any catwalk.

The Chicago-based, Taiwanese artist makes wearable art — garments, accessories and footwear — that reflect the experiences of disabled bodies, including her own. 

The College of Environmental Design is honored to announce that it has received the largest gift in the college’s history from Nancy R. Abbey and Douglas D. Abbey.

The concrete Brutalist architecture-style building on UC Berkeley’s east end is known to the campus community as Wurster Hall, named after husband and wife William Wurster and Catherine Bauer Wurster, Berkeley professors who together in the 1950s helped to create Berkeley’s College of Environme

Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Thursdays: Visual Cultures: Aesthetics of the Digital


Fall 2020 Schedule
Arts + Design Mondays: Together: Reinventing Politics, Reimagining Health


Black Landscapes Matter: Q&A with Landscape Designer Walter Hood

“Black landscapes matter because they are prophetic. They tell the truth of the struggles and victories of African Americans in North America,” writes UC Berkeley professor Anna Livia Brand in an essay in Black Landscapes Matter (University of Virginia Press).

This spring, six incoming students were told that their Master of Design program at UC Berkeley would be delayed due to the coronavirus. At that time, the need for PPE was at its most acute. And though their program hadn’t officially started, “none of us wanted to just stand by and wait,” says student Roland Saekow.

With the removal of the Maker Pass and the introduction of remote services, both students and staff noted the new system’s accessibility.

BAMPFA AR—Augmented Time, an augmented reality project exploring new modes of storytelling, was selected as one of the finalists in the special projects category for The Plan Award 2020, hosted by the a