Category Faculty News

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Absolute Beginners. Retitled: Absolutely Fabulous!

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 […]

Charles Nix, AAS Faculty: An award-winning 1000-page dichotomous key?

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.

Alex W. White teaches graphic design in China

I have been spending the last two weeks of December teaching at Ludong University, a school of about 25,000 students in Yantai, China, a city of about 8 million in the northeast area of China on the southern shores of the Yellow Sea. To the best of anyone’s knowledge here, this is the first time […]

Jonathan Gouthier Gets Take Note Award

DVice One (1), a capabilities brochure/serial publication for Digital Color Concepts designed by Jonathan Gouthier, Chief Creative Director of WITH Creative and a Parsons AAS Graphic Design instructor, is the most recent recipient of PaperSpecs Gallery’s Take Note Award. Earl Gee, partner and creative director at Gee + Chung Design in San Francisco and judge […]