design, Design, or DESIGN

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 10:45am-12:15pm

design, Design, DESIGN will be an open conversation with three Design Professionals in different context trying to look for common ground.


Dr. Monica Sklar is Assistant Professor and Liaison to the Historic Clothing and Textiles Collection She is a 20th/21st century design historian with specific interests in Punk. She is  connecting the merchandising experience to history, identity development, community building, social dissent, and trends born or amplified by this Sub-Culture.


DeAngela Duff is Associate Professor and Co-Director of the Spelman College Innovation Lab. She Comes to Spelman from NYU Tandon School of Engineering. De Angela L. Duff is a designer, photographer, web developer, DJ, and podcaster. She was also the Co-Director and Associate Professor of Integrated Digital Media Program at NYU.


Julie Spivey is Associate Professor and Communications Coordinator for the Lamar Dodd School of Art. Professor Spivey focuses on the intersection of environmental issues and the clear communication of scientific fact. She Co-Pi on Mapping Deep Blue Habitat in a Changing Climate aninterdisciplinary project, funded by the National Academy of Sciences Keck Futures Initiative, that aims to create a tool to visualization data related to deep ocean habitats in a changing climate. this grant connect researchers from the University of Georgia & University of Washington.


Chris Garvin received his Masters of Fine Arts from The Ohio State University where he studied painting, while his research was further focused at the Advanced Center for Computing and Design. He completed additional study at the Harvard Business School’s Creative Leaders Program co-sponsored by AIGA, the professional organization for design. Garvin arrived at the University of Georgia in 2014 after serving as Dean of the College of Media and Communication at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has previously had an active professional career as a user experience designer and creative director with his firm, Educated Guess Work. A selected list of former clients includes: VogueTalk Magazine, Infiniti, The Museum of Modern Art, AT&T, Showtime, Klip, Motorola, National Geographic, Syracuse University and the American Lung Association. Professor Garvin has spoken internationally on art, design, technology and education. In 2014, his works were published as a contributing author in 72 Assignments: The Foundation Course in Art and Design Today.


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