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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 […]

Alex W. White: Teaching again at Ludong University, China

I am two weeks into a three-week gig teaching two graphic design classes at Ludong University in Yantai, China. This is a return engagement for me, having taught three classes during the last two weeks of December to many of the same students. These are selections from the first of the two exercises I assigned. […]

Parsons Festival * AAS Graphic Design

                                    The AAS Graphic Design program student work exhibition opening is tonight from 6:30–9 p.m. Come see the outstanding work presented as part of the Parsons Festival 2012. 206 West 16th St, 6th Floor Gallery The show will […]

Color Talks 02 | Organized by Thomas Bosket | April 27th | 12:00 Noon

Thursday April 27th at 12:00 Noon “Why do we see colors? Why do we see at all?” This short series of presentations will attempt to answer some basic questions about vision. Why do we see in color? How did we get this way? Are there alternative forms of seeing? Are there colors that we don’t […]

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), […]

Winterzine Release Party

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 […]

Donate

Guest Contributor | Steven Kennedy Please donate to my Graphic Arts Scholarship Fund. We pay for two HS students to go to art classes every Saturday for 3 years. Oh, and these are students that normally could not afford to pay for these classes. Please? Go to the link and read the info. Every penny […]

Call4Posters

Contributor | Jeanne Verdoux I will be a jury member for this poster competition amongst an international panel of designers. This event will lead to online shows and exhibitions around the world.  Deadline : April 30, 2012 at midnight Send in your designs here: http://www.nextbydesign.org About the competition: In the midst of economic, social and climate […]

Lillian Lee (GD ’05) Launches The Grand Assembly on March 15th

[  ] IS MY CURRENCY is an exhibition highlighting 14 creatives’ interpretations of what their currency is in life. This exhibition launches The Grand Assembly, a curated online community of creatives 60 years and older, who are making work and telling their stories through their individual video portraits. PLEASE JOIN US at the opening reception […]