Fridays at 12pm, Jacobs Studio 310

This fall, we continue our series For Whom? By Whom? Designs for Belonging launched in Spring 2019.

Inclusion, accessibility, and justice are unavoidable terms in debates on design and technology today. It has become clear that fostering belonging requires overcoming design’s perceived innocence — admitting historical and contemporary cases where design accidentally or purposefully excludes — to formulate more deliberate positions on designers’ role in shaping collective…

This Fall, distinguished lectures on design, justice, and inclusion and a new series at BAMPFA

Refik Anadol, Infinity Room. Courtesy the artist.

This Fall, the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation continues its investigation of inclusion and justice in design launched last Spring under the title For Whom? By Whom? Designs for Belonging. We’re also excited to launch a new series at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in conjunction with Berkeley Arts + Design.

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Public lectures will explore Responsible Design from Bits to Buildings

This Fall, the Jacobs Institute’s Design Field Notes lecture series moves to the auditorium at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive in conjunction with Thinking Through Art and Design@Berkeley. An innovative offering supported by Berkeley’s Arts + Design initiative, the course pairs class sessions with visiting lectures open…

by Robert J. Kett, PhD

This Spring, the Jacobs Institute hosts the inaugural installation of On View at Jacobs Hall, an exhibition program featuring designs engaging cultural life and emerging technology. Fabien Cappello: Sillas Callejeras/Street Chairs will be installed across Jacobs Hall from March 22-May 18.

The streets of Mexico City’s historic center near Fabien Cappello’s studio. Photo by author.

The Mexico City studio…

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