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A Found Object

  This printer’s roll was found in the school’s Green Supply Center. The paper looks like it was discarded too. An illusion! The lines of flawed letters, streaks of dirt, and crumpled surface were all hand-drawn by graphic design student, Angela Choi. -Grace Burney, Drawing      

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 […]

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 […]

AAS GD Jan Sabach ’02 featured in CA Fresh

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

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 […]

Process and Skills Course: Online or On-site, what is the difference?

It might seem surprising at first but there is no critical difference between the online and the on-site Process and Skills classes. Both classes follow a similar syllabus and students work on the same projects. Online Process and Skills class is an intensive hands on class where students learn essential graphic design skills through a […]