Application Please apply via our online form, here. The deadline for applications is midnight on Monday, April 11, 2016. Participants will be notified no later than Friday, April 15. If you have further questions, please write firstname.lastname@example.org. Read a conversation between participants in 2014’s program here. What: A two-week program in the history and contemporary … Read morePublication Intensive
Can design advance science, and can science advance design? read on Journal of Design and Science of MIT Media LAB…
On Monday evening Jason’s Seminar in Design class will be hosting a guest lecture by Ian Lynam, a Tokyo-based designer, educator, and writer. Ian will be presenting on “The Winners and Losers of History: The Emergence of Japanese Modernism in Graphic Design”. Here are the details and a bio: Monday, February 1 6:30–8pm Room 218C … Read more“The Winners and Losers of History: The Emergence of Japanese Modernism in Graphic Design”
by Juliette Cezzar on deardesignstudent.com Why is so much of design school a waste of time? Q: My teacher hates everything I make, even though I spend all this time working on it, and gets mad even when I follow his advice. Sometimes designers who are working come to talk to us, but they never … Read moreDear Design Student
Film stills courtesy of the Herbert Matter World Game Archive at Stanford University Libraries. Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation Information Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller’s World Game extended September 18—November 20, 2015 Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery Buell Hall, Columbia University GSAPP 1172 Amsterdam Ave New York, NY 10027 Hours: Monday–Friday noon–6pm, Saturday 3–6pm … Read moreInformation Fall-Out: Buckminster Fuller’s World Game extended
Make sure to see Graphic designer Michael Bierut’s exhibition at the SVA Chelsea Galleries, up now through Nov 7. You will see a coherent body of thoughtful work, including logos, visual identity systems, posters, books, way-finding and building signage, as well as pages from the designer’s sketchbook, a video interview and a roomful of black-and-white posters for … Read moreBierut Show in NYC — Must See Before Nov 7!
October 21–November 14, 2015 The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, Mezzanine Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 1:00–5:00 p.m.
If you’re in New York City, make a visit to MoMA’s third floor to see the exhibit “This is for Everyone”, up through January 31, 2016.
Designer and Parsons professor (and former Mason Gross instructor) Juliette Cezzar offers an insightful definition.
Norges Bank has announced that designs by two Oslo studios have been chosen to feature on Norway’s new banknotes, which will come into circulation in 2017. Snøhetta’s design for the reverse of the notes features a pixellated image of the country’s coastline, the amount of distortion depicting the wind speed as it whips up with … Read moreBanknote design from Norway
May 1, 2014-June 18, 2014 On view at the AIGA National Design Center (May 1–June 18) Interest in type, typefaces, typography and fonts has grown far beyond the graphic design community, yet few truly understand how and why these vital components of design are created and applied. This exhibition, organized by Monotype and designed by … Read moreCENTURY: 100 YEARS OF TYPE IN DESIGN
Click below for the full statement of UT’s Design Values. An inspiring and useful statement for all designers to mull, and incorporate into practice.
Designers Ken Meier and Yoonjai Choi, founders of Common Name, will give a talk on Wednesday March 12 at 4:30 in CSB 220. Common Name is a New York-based graphic design studio, producing remarkable print, interactive, identity, and exhibition work for the arts and cultural sector.
You can attend this one-day design conference for free by registering online.
Anthony Sheret/Edd Harrington/Benjamin Critton Tuesday, September 24 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Civic Square Building Rm 220
This event has no image but a special remark from Gerry, I’d definitely consider attending. http://artistsspace.org/exhibitions/richard-hollis/ /////////////////////////////////////// September 21 – November 10, 2013 Opening: Friday, September 20, 6 – 8pm Artists Space : Books & Talks 55 Walker Street British graphic designer Richard Hollis (born London, 1934) is a seminal figure in postwar design and … Read moreRichard Hollis
Designers are creators, yet must also respond to the needs of their clients. Is there a tension between a designer’s self-expression and the success of their enterprise? How do designers address this tension, if it exists? The goal of this conference is twofold: to inspire attendees to think critically about the role of self-expression within … Read moreStory I Graphic Design Conference
The Creative Influence: Ep. 7 Henry Hargreaves_Photographer from THE CREATIVE INFLUENCE .net on Vimeo. This interview directed by Mario De Armas gives a look into the work process of Henry Hargreaves Fashion / product photographer and his work with Jessica Walsh. Produced by Josh Meckes and Sandbox Studio.
If you have any thoughts of attending a graduate program in design down the road, this upcoming AIGA event might be a great way to see what students are doing at various schools. At the SVA Theatre in NYC, students from MICA, NYU Interactive, Parsons, Pratt, RISD, the School of Visual Arts, Cranbrook and Yale will gather present their projects. Tickets are $10 for AIGA … Read moreFresh Blood IV
The Cooper Hewitt National design Museum just announced the 2013 Winners of the National Design Award, including Paula Scher for Communication Design and Local Projects for Interaction Design. Read/see more here.
MIT Press Journals has put the complete collection of almost 30 years of Design Issues covers on a Pinterest page. You can see them at the following url: http://pinterest.com/mitpress/design-issues-covers/
Visit the new Web site of Common Name, the design studio of Yoonjai Choi and Ken Meier. Tons of beautiful and smart work, in particular the current American Institute of Architects exhibition Design by New York.
Brief piece on why we are attracted to “good” proportions, particular colors and other aspects of design.
The latest group to receive AIGA’s lifetime achievement award. These are nationally and globally prominent designers specializing in type design, innovative design practice, design criticism and design for social change. Read their bios and see their work.
An excellent survey of the past 14 years across all the design disciplines, including architecture, product, graphic, interaction and fashion design.
Hinterland is a New York-based multidisciplinary design studio that creates books, magazines, brochures, identities, packaging, illustrations, and more. Consider contacting them about a summer internship.
Graphic Design USA magazine announced its survey of the most influential graphic designers working today. Take a look at the list, and the work of these significant contemporary designers throughout the country. Do you agree with their choices? There are several other parts of this 50th Anniversary survey, including their picks for Most Influential Corporate … Read moreGDUSA’s Most Influential Designers
Debunking the misconceptions, half-truths, and dangerous mythology of creativity. http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2013/01/23/popular-lies-about-graphic-design/
Today the City of New York manages over 11,000 payphone kiosks across the five boroughs – and we know that with the rise of mobile phones and digital media, the way that New Yorkers share information is changing rapidly. In order to modernize our powerful communications infrastructure, the City of New York is hosting Reinvent … Read moreReinvent Payphones
Have your work seen by the entire AIGA design community and judged by distinguished AIGA Medalists! http://www.myfavoritemedalist.org Take part in the AIC College of Design Cincinnati Student Chapter’s First Annual My Favorite Medalist Challenge.
Candy Chang … Design 21 Social Design Network … Design Ignites Change … Design Matters at Art Center, Pasadena CA … Design Trust for Public Space … Pellegrino Collaborative … Project H … Part of It … Andrew Shea: Designing for Social Change … Sappi: Ideas that Matter … Social Innovators Collective … GALEWiLL … Read moreDesign for Social Change
There has been much discussion surrounding the cover of the new David Bowie album The Next Day so thought I would answer a few questions that people have asked about it. – Why not a new image for the cover? We wanted to do something different with it – very difficult in an area where … Read moreDavid Bowie: The Next Day. That album cover design