Category New & Exciting

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 […]

AAS GD Students Posters Exhibited in Germany

Two posters, designed by Matthew McPherson and Fahad AlHunif, students in my spring 2012 Process & Skills class, are currently on view in an international poster exhibition at the City Hall of Leipzig, Germany. The show ends 09/23/12. These posters were designed as an assignment in my class in response to the international call for […]

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 […]

AAS GD students winners in poster competition ‘Occupy: What’s Next?’

I am very happy to share the news that two students from my ‘Process and Skills’ class are winners of the international poster competition ‘Occupy: What’s Next?’. Both Luiza Dale’s and Fahad AlHunaif’s posters were selected in the student category amongst hundreds by an international jury of designers in which I participated. This poster design […]

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), […]

The Angelmaker Code

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]