Implementing Design as a Driver for Big Ideas and Solutions

Teaching, Course Development, and Advising. Course planning and oversight for approximately 50 classes a Quarter, engagement with Los Angeles universities and purposed focused companies and individuals.

Teaching and Design Engagements

Finding the Big Ideas

And Helping Them Grow, next at Royce Hall May 18th, 2019

Role: Speaker Coach, co-curator, branding, UCLA license holder

TEDxUCLA

Curation and Art Direction: Cover Series Designed
to Spark Lifelong learning

Starting with the design Great Paul Rand in 1990, the series continues under my curation celebrating curiosity, learning and encourages engagement, through the lens of designers.

UCLA Master Series Covers

Reframing the Role Of Law Enforcement to Build Resilience and Self Confidence

Direct Engagement with Children to build the tools needed to lead lives free from bullying, violence and substance abuse

Projects: Websites, Conferences, Branding, Positioning, Interactive Education

D.A.R.E. Website

Lifting Children into Supportive Environments, Every One of Them

Over a Decade of Design and Strategy Work with two of the Leading Childrens’s Foundations in Southern California, Hathaway-Sycamores and Vista Del Mar

Vista Del Mar

Slightly Obsessed with the Maker Movement

And how it is reshaping the design field.

Role: I create one off maker projects for talks at universities, and I do builds for events with arduinos, makey makey’s, electronics hacks and CNC builds.

Cal Poly SLO Staircase ComputerCal Poly Interview

Deep Dive Volunteering

Hands on with the Community at scale.

Projects: Core Team Building the Virtual and Physical Center at its start, including: Website, Branding, Volunteer Day, Consulting

UCLA Volunteer Center

I love working with highly accomplished artists

Giving voice to their work and museum shows through posters, artist books, photography of art, and website development.

Role: Photography of art, art direction of artists books, design of website and studio collateral.

VASA's WebsiteArt Direction for Book #1