Tim Hunter

Thursday, September 18th, 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Get WET – Immersing (Literally) Oneself in Design

In The Duncan Anderson Design Department Gallery at California State University, Long Beach
6241 East University Drive, Long Beach, CA 90815
Park in the Foundation Lot across from the Design Department main entrance – $5

How does one go about designing with a medium you can barely hold (water) or shouldn’t hold at all (fire) for a client that doesn’t speak your language in a country you can barely find on a map?

Tim Hunter has been designing with these elements for these people ever since joining WET after graduating from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Industrial Design. During that time he has worked for clients ranging from developers, retail operators, resort owners, casino moguls, government agencies, presidential candidates, royal families, dictators, and opposition movements. His water and fire features have spanned the world from popular tourist destinations to remote Asian jungles; from sweaty-hot deserts to bitterly-cold sub-arctics. They have been viewed by three billion people on live TV and bombed by terrorists (once). People get engaged next to them, married in them, and regardless where his features are, people are universally delighted by the sight of water.

We as designers all face the challenge of creating something from nothing. By jumping off the deep end and wholeheartedly immersing ourselves into each new project, some delightfully wonderful results can (and will) occur. With a heavy dose of jet lag and a stomach full of strange food, Tim continues to throw himself into surprisingly unusual, yet inspirational, experiences.


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IDSA-LA Planning Meeting

Thursday, August 7th
6:30 – 8:30 pm

IDSA members, non-members, and students are welcome to attend.

The IDSA LA Chapter wants you to be active in the chapter.

  • Network with the chapter’s designers.
  • Mentor future ID graduates.
  • Invite nationally recognized designers to our lecture series.
  • Plan the objectives of IDSA LA
  • Get Involved!



(formerly IDA los angeles)

8440 Warner Drive, Ste. A1 Culver City, CA 90232


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California State University Long Beach

Industrial Design & Interior Architecture

Grad Show 2014

Tuesday, May 20th from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

CSULB Department of Design

6241 E. State University Drive., Long Beach, CA

Professional night is reserved only for senior students, professors and working professionals.

This night is to provide senior students with the opportunity to meet and interact with members of the professional community.

So come ready to mingle!

Please Park in Lot 9: 1307 Palo Verde Avenue, Long Beach, CA, 90815

You can enter the building from the parking lot entrance.

Main Entrance to the  Design Department Building is: 6241 E. State University Dr.

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Dwell on Design Event

Ideas for Modern Living

June 20 – 22

Los Angeles Convention Center


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Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant


MOCA Pacific Design Center

8687 Melrose Ave
West Hollywood, CA

March 1 – June 8

Jacob Hashimoto (b. 1973, Greeley, Colorado), is an artist whose work studies visual experience in space, artifice, and craft through the use of materials such as handmade kites, fiberglass, marble and the skillful use of light. Combining traditional kite-making techniques and painting into sculptural environments, Hashimoto creates massive space-altering installations with thousands of thin paper sheets. For MOCA Pacific Design Center, Hashimoto is producing the third and final edition of Gas Giant. The work was previously presented in Venice, Italy in 2013 Fondazione Querini Stampalia by Studio la Citta and in Chicago in 2012 at Rhona Hoffman Gallery. This exhibition will be the first L.A. presentation of Gas Giant and will mark Hashimoto’s first solo museum exhibition in California. Jacob Hashimoto’s Gas Giant is organized by MOCA Senior Curator Alma Ruiz and Curatorial Assistant Selene Preciado.


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“Best” of TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination



IDSA-LA and Karten Design are pleased to invite you to our very first TEDMED viewing party!

We’ve partnered up to bring TEDMED straight to you, with a live-streaming of the “Best” of TEDMED 2014: Unlocking Imagination on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 5:30-10:00pm at Karten Design (details below).

We’re bringing wine and a keg! Come hungry, because tacos will be available for purchase on-site (cash only)!



5:30 – 6:10pm Welcome & Introductions
6:10 – 7:50pm TEDMED Session: “Turn It Upside Down”
This opening session of TEDMED 2014 introduces surprising insights that flip beliefs, question standard operating procedures, discard some closely held assumptions and lead to fresh insights about health and medicine. To see the lineup of participating speakers, click here.
7:50 – 8:05pm Break & Raffle
8:05 – 9:45pm TEDMED Session: “Stealing Smart”
This session demonstrates how some of the best solutions to problems in health and medicine come from other worlds than the domain where the problem originated or is usually addressed. To see the lineup of participating speakers, click here.
9:45 – 10:00pm Social



Tacos: 2 for $3 (cash only)
Beer and wine included!


Karten Design
4204 Glencoe Ave.
Marina del Rey, CA 90292


Street parking

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Western Plastics Trade Fair August 14

Hosted by the Southern California Society of Plastics Engineers, the event is the processor’s choice for education and networking with local suppliers.

Location: The Phoenix Club, 1340 S. Sanderson Ave. Anaheim, CA

Seminars start at 1:15pm

Trade Fair opens at 4:00pm

Admission covers all three parts of the SPE Western Plastics Trade Fair-

Technical presentations, dinner and the fair exhibits.

Advanced purchase non member $ 40.00 per person *This week only 1/2 off $20.00!*

Advanced purchase SPE member $ 30.00 per person *This week only 1/2 off $15.00!*

$ 50.00 day of event register at door.

Show Flyer http://www.socalspe.org/wptf/wptf2014.pdf

Exhibit space is available at https://ww04.elbowspace.com/secure/20080126000503392647

For more information contact:

Vishu Shah, Consultek 909-465-6699

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Art Institute Orange County Portfolio Show

You are invited to the AI OC Graduate Portfolio Show!


Wednesday, June, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Come celebrate our students’ accomplishments, browse their portfolios, and see what they’ve created while completing their studies at our school.


Chuck Jones Center for Creativity
3321 Hyland Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(949) 660-7791

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Brand Experience Design at Linespace Gallery

DATE Friday, June 13, 2014
TIME 6-9pm
LOCATION 8440 Warner Drive, Suite A1 Culver City 90232

As part of our ongoing efforts to promote the art of creative
professionals, Linespace Gallery proudly presents:

Cal State University Long Beach
Design & Engineering collaborative hybrid vehicle project

Exclusive private showing of the process including concepts designs,

mockups, 1/4 scale models, and a full scale engineering platform.

Snacks and Refreshments will be served.

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Dwell on Design LA

America’s Largest Design Event

June 20-22, 2014

Los Angeles Convention Center

IDSA-LA members are invited to America’s largest design event, Dwell on Design, returning to the Los Angeles Convention Center, June 20-22.

Curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, this exciting three-day celebration of modern design invites you to explore the latest design trends, attend thought-provoking conversations, network face-to-face with industry leaders, tour some of the area’s best modern homes and more!

Program Highlights:

· Keynote speaker: Stephen Burks

· 2,000 innovative modern furnishings and products

· 400 exhibitors in five exhibition zones

· 200 thought-provoking speakers

· 37+ Continuing Education Classes for design professionals

· 5+ full-scale prefab structures

· 2 days Green car ride and drives

· Dwell Home Tours and Meet the Architects Night

Don’t miss this exceptional event with specific programming for the design trade!

Promo Code: IDSALA

Get $5 Off show passes with promo code IDSALA

Buy Tickets Now: DwellonDesign.com

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