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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
If a picture tells a
thousand words, Douglas
Gayeton’s photo-collages tell a thousand plus. Even though the multi-hyphenate is perhaps best known for his
work as a filmmaker and author, I first discovered him through his captivating
“flat films” or “information artwork,” as he calls them, hundreds of layered
images with hand-drawn text.
Section: Events and Competitions -
Conference , information design, sustainability
it is paramount for designers to be not only expert in design theories and technology, to be able to rapidly learn, but also to be knowledgeable of the past.
What do Andy Warhol and Steven Heller have in common? Heller shares his fifteen minutes with Interview.
Section: Inspiration -
How has EYE magazine weathered the vicissitudes of design culture and retained its relevance after publishing 60 issues? Editor Walters discusses how the magazine has stayed in the center of a quiet storm of ideas.
Section: Inspiration -
interview, Voice, print design
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) 2009 Summer Campaign
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It's Nice That
Color does matter, especially to the bottom line.
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