Editor-in-chief | Katarzyna Gruda PARSONS SPRING BREAK CONFERENCE TISHMAN AUDITORIUM 66 West 12 Street Director/Host: MARA KURTZ: Graphic Designer/Photographer/Photoillustrator. Associate Professor, Parsons AAS (Graphic Design) Associate Professor, The New School (Media Studies) President, Type Directors Club, 1996-98 SCHEDULE 10:15 NICK LAW Chief Creative Officer, R/GA Digital Agency 11:15 LOUISE FILI Principal, Louise [...]
Guest contributor | Ed Pusz As a designer and art director for the past 18 years, I’ve become intrinsically aware that a good collaborative process makes for good results. This past October, The New School’s Communications and External Affairs (CEA) Design Studio had occasion to reunite teacher and student for a special feature on the [...]
re:D Magazine Cover Designed by AAS GD Faculty and Students wins the “Certificate of Typographical Excellence” from tdc
Editor-in-chief | Katarzyna Gruda When Isa Gouverneur (then Art Director) and Paula Giraldo (then Senior Designer, now Assoc. Art Director) of New School Communications and External Affairs Design Studio asked us last year to design the cover for 2011 Spring 2011 issue (“Design and the Body”) of re:D, the Parsons Alumni magazine, [...]
Senior Editor: Charles Nix Charles Nix’s Fall 2011 AAS Typography 1 students—Rachel Tervenski, Angela Choi, Anny Chen, Debra Ohayon, Evan Schlomann, Jaclyn Nussbaum, Janet Kim, Jasmine Kounang, Joseph Whang, Melissa Kaufmann, Michael Diaz, and Taryn Espinosa—have accomplished something few budding typographers ever will. There suite of twelve prints, Retitled, was selected in the Type Directors [...]
The Flora is a thousand-page dichotomous key—a very long “if/then” statement (“If your plant reproduces by spores and does not produce seeds and fruits, then go to page 2. If your plant has stems that are conspicuously jointed…then go to page 58.” and so on.) It’s a tool for botanists in New England to identify all plants, from a specimen in hand to the Latin species (and sometimes subspecies) name.
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.
Charles Nix will be conducting a panel discussion with Matthew Carter, Jonathan Hoefler, and Paola Antonelli at MoMA on Monday night. He will more than a few questions for the trio, but he wanted to throw it out to you, our type friends: Do you have any burning questions you’d like to ask them? (Smart [...]