Month February 2012

AAS GD Jan Sabach ’02 featured in CA Fresh

Jan Sabach (Graphic Design ’02) is featured today in the Communication Arts

Parsons’ AAS GD Alumni and Faculty Collaborate to Create re:D Magazine feature.

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 […]

New Student Web Design Competition

Senior Editor | Charles Nix Brian Miller, author of Above the Fold, has just launched a new web design competition (sponsored by HOW, Adobe, and Webdesign Tuts+). The entry fees are minimal, the judges are smart/talented, and the awards are pretty decent. Check it out at: awards.abovethefoldbook.com

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, […]

AAS Graphic Design Work 04 receives a “Certificate of Typographic Excellence” from TDC

Editor-in-chief | Katarzyna Gruda   It is my great pleasure, as Director of AAS Graphic Design and the Editor and Photographer of the publication, to announce that our publication WORK 04 has been recognized by the Type Directors Club with a “Certificate of Typographic Excellence.” Colaborating with me a three-person design team (art direction by […]

Color Smarts: Q&A With Parsons Color Theory Team: Thomas Bosket and Langdon Graves | AAS GD FAculty

Re-posted from Imprint | The Online Community for Graphic Designers | Interview by Jude Stewart Can you teach an instinct for color? Some colorists think not; those who say you can compare the process to something slyer, a delicate sussing-out of an affinity we all draw upon daily. I spoke to Thomas Bosket, Coordinator of […]

Drawing the egg: In the classroom with Grace Burney

A typical drawing class revolves around the use of line. Vital as a tool for personal expression, line facilitates thinking, adds movement, and delineates shape and structure. So why–by my second class–are the students drawing without line? Simply put, if the intention is to create illusion, there is no line. To make an object appear real […]

GETTING THERE FROM HERE photos by Julia Gorton at the Glen Ridge Train Station

It’s not easy knowing where you’re going, but whichever way that you are heading, there is always something to see. These photos were taken during the past year; on, of and from various types of transportation. Many were taken on my commute to teach my Graphic Design 1 class. It’s often said that it’s the […]

TREND UNION SPRING/SUMMER 2013 “BLISS” Presentation

The event organized by our colleagues at AAS Fashion Design. Great inspiration for ALL designers!

GROUPTHINK: The brainstorming myth by Jonathan Lehrer

Excellent article in The New Yorker, great read for all of us!