Winter 2023 Design Showcase

Experience student projects, research and prototypes

Wednesday and Thursday, December 6 & 7, 2023 @ Jacobs Hall, UC Berkeley

Join the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and our Berkeley Master of Design (MDes) program for the Winter 2023 Design Showcase—a two-day rotating installation of projects, prototypes and research, highlighting the work and accomplishments of our students.

Over the course of these two days, students will showcase work from more than 10 courses hosted at Jacobs Hall, including two Master of Design core courses. Also on display will be club projects, individual proposals, and innovative prototypes supported by the Institute’s Innovation Catalysts grant program. This semesterly open house is a fabulous opportunity to converse with student designers and join in on Jacobs Hall’s interdisciplinary design community.

With ideas spanning robotics, mobility, social impact, and manufacturing, the showcase will highlight the diversity of the design ecosystem at Jacobs Hall and Cal. All are welcome to attend — the showcase is free and open to the public!  RSVP to attend.

The Winter Showcase schedule includes:

Wednesday, December 6th, noon-5:30 pm // Featuring student work from the following courses and programs:

  • Noon-1:30PM: 
    • DES INV 15: Design Methodology
    • DES INV 190-15/DES INV 290-15: Designing Digital Sustainability
  • 1:30-2:00PM:
    • Tour #1 of Jacobs Makerspace
  • 2:00-3:30PM: 
    • Tour #2 of Jacobs Makerspace
    • DES INV 21: Visual Communication and Sketching
    • ME 292C/DES INV 190-1: Human Centered Design Methods
  • 4:00-5:30PM: 
    • COMPSCI 294-137: Immersive Computing and Virtual Reality
    • DES INV 22: Prototyping & Fabrication
  • All Day: Independent & Club Projects

Thursday, December 7th, noon-5:30 pm // Featuring student work from the following courses and programs:

  • Noon-3:30PM: 
    • ENGIN 29: Manufacturing and Design Communication (parts one & two)
    • Berkeley Master of Design (MDes) Student Work (DES INV 210: Studio Foundations and DES INV 202: Technology Design Foundations)
  • 1:30-2:00PM:
      • CalSol Excalibur Unveiling!
  • 3:30-4:00 PM:
    • Tour of Jacobs Makerspace
  • 4:00-5:30PM: 
    • Jacobs Innovation Catalysts Grant program
  • All Day: Independent & Club Projects

More surprises to be announced!
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