The Story of Modern Design: The Modern Movement

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 provides an overview of the Modern Movement in Germany, France, Italy, and America. Themes include the Bauhaus, German Expressionism, International Style, Art Deco, French Modernism, Italian Rationalism, American Streamlining, the Golden Age of the Skyscraper, 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, May 26
Wednesday, June 2
Wednesday, June 9
Wednesday, June 16
Wednesday, June 30

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.