Author Katarzyna Gruda

Just Published: Tory Burch In Color, Designed by our Faculty Emily Wardwell (GD ’01)

We are pleased to present a new book designed by our faculty member, Emily Wardwell. After graduating from Parsons Emily started her design career as an editorial designer with the redesign of TeenVogue. In 2005 she became the Art Director responsible for the full redesign of the Almay brand staged by Revlon. Once the launch was set in […]

Farewell to AAS Graphic Design Faculty

Photography: Thomas Bosket Custom Typography: William Morrisey I have written this message on August 17, since then Juliette Cezzar has been appointed as new Director. Dear Friends, We’ve had a fantastic run together and I want to thank you all for your commitment, dedication, passion, loyalty, and friendship. The 2011–12 academic year was a stellar […]

Dobra Grafika: Polish Design Before the Deluge by Steven Heller

Dobra Grafika: Polish Design Before the Deluge Poland is known for music other than polka, and for good graphic design (dobra grafika) other than the brilliant Polish poster tradition. Recently, I obtained a collection of Polish sheet music that is exemplary of the modernistic style of type and illustration so common in Poland before the […]

Color Talks 01 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 26th | 3:00 PM

Thursday April 26th at 3:00 PM “Seeing Black, White, and Colored Surfaces.” (Parallel problems in art and visual science.) We see black, white, gray and colored surfaces when the light they reflect reaches the eye and strikes the rods and cones. But in fact, any intensity of light can be reflected from any shade of […]

Open Call for 2012 New School Commencement cover designs

Editor-in-chief | Katarzyna Gruda The New School will be holding its 76th commencement ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2012. This year they would like students to be part of the making of the commencement program. The program will be 12in x 9in flat and 6in x 9in folded, and printed in full color (4C process), […]

THE NEW YORK DESIGN EXPERIENCE 2012: FRIDAY, MARCH 16

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 […]

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 […]

TREND UNION SPRING/SUMMER 2013 “BLISS” Presentation

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