Organized Chaos, our senior show, opened at the Miller ICA on February 4th. After endless iterations, prototypes and hours in the studio, the seniors have neatly organized and packed four years of designed frenzy into a final show.
From the show’s description:
Organized Chaos represents our work, our process, and us. The way we design is directed by our complex and spontaneous intuitions: we bring form and structure by transforming scattered ideas into polished work. Explore the outcomes from our creative disarray – diverse blueprints, endless iterations, and haphazard all-nighters – neatly organized and packed into our final show. By allowing our free-forming ideas to be guided by order, we bring chaos into clarity.
"It is yet another wonderful School of Design senior show,” said Associate Professor Dylan Vitone. “They worked really hard on making of the work and installing it. I think anyone who sees the show will be inspired and excited for the future of design."
“When brainstorming our show theme, we wanted to highlight all of the diverse personalities that make up our class, while celebrating our work as a whole,” added Maggie Ma (BDes ’23). “With the help of Dylan Vitone and Brett Yasko, we have spent the past six months working to bring the show theme and space to life—making sure every table leg is screwed in, cutting hundreds of square stickers, and hours and hours of tweaking colors, type, and graphics for the final brand. I am so proud and grateful of our class’s hard work, and hope that everyone who stops by the show enjoys taking a peek at what we’ve been up to for the past 3.5 years.”
For Francis Park (BDes ’23), it’s not just about the work, it’s about the journey he went on with his classmates.
“I’m definitely excited to be sharing this show with everyone: all the featured projects, the process of getting it put together, the entire experience of the show itself, but also just who each student is and what we mean to each other,” said Park. “Throughout these past few months, every decision made for the development of the show really boiled down to asking ourselves, ‘What kind of show does our class want to create?’ And I do think it can be felt in the space.
“Organized Chaos is truly a testimony to our years together.”
Organized Chaos runs at the Miller ICA through March 4th. The public is invited to a reception for Organized Chaos on Thursday, February 16th, from 6 to 8pm.