Faculty Editor | Jason Booher Sometimes you get to work on a project that expands beyond the specific world in which the design problem is set. The jacket for Nick Harkaway’s Angelmaker has been one of those for me. And it allowed me to delve into something I was obsessed with growing up—coded language. I [...]
Guest Contributor | Dwight Armstrong AAS GD ’11 Alumi Dwight Armstrong has been hard at work on Winterzine, the latest issue of the magazine Seasonzine. Seasonzine is the brainchild of Dwight and his friend Christine Huang, both California-born Brooklynites. After years of cursing the seasonal tempermentality of the East Coast, Dwight and Christine decided to suck [...]
It might seem surprising at first but there is no critical difference between the online and the on-site Process and Skills classes. Both classes follow a similar syllabus and students work on the same projects. Online Process and Skills class is an intensive hands on class where students learn essential graphic design skills through a [...]
Parsons AAS GD / AID FOR AIDS International’s Holiday Card Design Student Competition. The 2011 winners
Guest Contributor | Victoria Benatar The AAS Graphic Design Program at Parsons partnered with AID FOR AIDS International to create a Holiday Card Design Student Competition. Of the 78 submissions from students at Parsons The New School for Design, the competition judges this week chose FIVE designs to adorn this season’s AID FOR [...]
Here’s another typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press—this one by Advanced Typography student, Elizabeth Johnson. The identity poetically capitalizes on the slogan, song, and book, “Stars Fell on Alabama”. Utilizing a tidy typographic grid, a bold color palette, and three-part graphic system (logo + tagline + image), Elizabeth has created a smart, contemporary, [...]
GuestContributor: Victoria Benatar AID FOR AIDS International is very excited to announce that the WORLD WITHOUT AIDS Holiday Greeting Card Competition is now being sponsored by Marc Jacobs. In light of this recent event, the deadline to submit entries has been extended to Monday, October 31, 2011. Judging will take place Tuesday, November [...]
eBooks have become a major force in the publishing industry. This one-day seminar will explore the lay of the land—competing formats and standards, reading devices, eBook retail outlets—and introduce participants to the tools and techniques available for designing and producing ePub and .mobi (Kindle) files.