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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
You have a call with HR for that design job you’re dying to get. But how do you make a good impression on a phone interview? Here are 10 quick tips.
Section: Tools and Resources -
All around us, we see organizations and communities that need to change. The job for design is everywhere. I would like the people who come through our design education program to become embedded in thousands of places, helping our species evolve from selfish users of resources to expanders and creators of resources. And for that, while there is no “studio” involved, we hope you join us.
Section: Inspiration -
personal essay, graduate, teaching, culture, eco issues, social issues, social responsibility, sustainability, innovation
Some people love it and others dread it, but networking is still the best way to find a job you really
want—especially in today’s ever-changing market. During her recent webinar, Aquent agent Mollie Nothnagel gave sound
advice on how to develop business relationships through—and benefit from—networking. This recap summarizes the highlights, with a few extra tips thrown in.
Section: Tools and Resources -
job search, networking, professional development, advice
On your mark, get set, get famous! Kropp looks at the pressure on young designers to become overnight sensations.
Break Bread Identity
The L!brary Initiative
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Museum of Modern Art Identity
Lida Baday Spring 2010 Brochure
Concrete Design Communications, Inc.
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