The Story of Modern Design: The Roots

Event Pass Information

Event Pass Type
AIA Member and General Public   $75.00 USD

Event Details

Design educator and historian Daniella Ohad presents a unique online course exploring the foundation of modern design history. This 5-session course (the third in a series this year) provides an overview of the early and radical phases of modern design, from the advent of 19th century through the early years of the 20th century. Themes include the Arts and Crafts Movement in England and the US; Art Nouveau in France, Belgium, and Eastern Europe; Jugenstil; Viennese Secession; Gaudi; Tiffany; and more. By examining interiors, furniture, objects, buildings, designers, makers, methods of production, and material culture, students will develop an understanding of the history of design and its visual vocabulary.

$75 ticket fee includes 5 one-hour webinar sessions. 

PROGRAM SESSIONS (all 10:00am-11:00am ET):

Wednesday, July 14
Wednesday, July 21
Wednesday, July 28
Wednesday, August 4
Wednesday, August 11

About the Instructor
Daniella Ohad received her Ph.D. from Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture. She lectures and publishes widely on design history, theory, and the decorative arts. She has taught at Parsons the New School for Design, Pratt Institute, and Bard College. She is a speaker on topics in design, collecting, and taste worldwide.