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By now there must be few
people who are unaware of the recent uproar surrounding the University of
California’s rebranding effort. Seldom does
the media take such an active interest in design, so it was disheartening that they got their reporting so very wrong. The outcome
of that misreporting—fueled by an online petition and fanned by our very own
design community—has set back the course of design and cheated the university out of a progressive new identity.
Section: Why Design
Design methodologies add value to the visual arts curriculum by teaching the practical and purposeful
application of creative thinking—the very definition of innovation. So why has design education been largely absent in conversations about K12 education reform?
Section: Tools and Resources
Bill Moggridge is recognized with a 2014 AIGA Medal for a career and life shaped by the tenets of design thinking—and for his belief that the designer’s ultimate role lies in negotiating the relationship between people and things.
Section: Inspiration -
industrial design, design thinking, interaction design, product design, user experience, user research, digital media, AIGA Medal, strategy
There are two roads to travel as a designer matures: one is to become bitter and resent younger designers and new ideas; the other, the one that Saul followed, is to help the next generation, to be open to new ways of making and thinking, and to work for the entire profession.
Section: Inspiration -
motivation, personal essay
In honor of the AIGA Centennial in 2014, we take a brief look at AIGA history through the last century.
Section: About AIGA -
Is this old complaint really true? Vit suggests that designers do read but not everything they should.
Section: Tools and Resources -
print design, professional development, Voice
An Apple a Day
http://t.co/D8RJEOCzRJ Lovely and fresh-feeling identity and packaging design for La Tortilleria in Mexico. http://t.co/pPIPwilQmA
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Handle with care
Monotype's Dan Rhatigan talks type design in illuminating videos
Posted by Rob Alderson
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It's Nice That
Monoskop Releases Archive of Avant-Garde and Modernist Magazines
Posted by Mostafa Heddaya
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Hyperallergic — Sensitive to Art and its Discontents
Graphic Design Blueprints: Architects have them, now designers do too. Boost designs by discovering their target markets' Visual Preferences
Shared in Tools & Resources by Steven Kronick
PS New York