Tag AAS GD

Interactive Web Design 1 Online

The program is offering Interactive Web Design 1 ONLINE once again this Spring (2012). I will be teaching both the classroom as well as the online course. The online version proves to be an excellent format for those who are considering adding an online course to their schedules. Through structured and step-by-step online methods (though […]

history of graphic design: online

a few examples from the final history of graphic design assignment last semester. each student was asked to look closely at the work of a contemporary designer and create a work ‘inspired by’ but not a copy of theirs. the best solutions found an intersection between their work/interests and that of their given designer.   […]

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 […]

Parsons AAS GD / AID FOR AIDS International’s Holiday Card Design Student Competition. The 2011 winners

  Guest Contributor | Victoria Benatar   The AAS Graphic Design Program at Parsons partnered with AID FOR AIDS International to create a Holiday Card Design Student Competition. Of the 78 submissions from students at Parsons The New School for Design, the competition judges this week chose FIVE designs to adorn this season’s AID FOR […]

Color Theory: Thomas Bosket, Faculty

Students were asked to match the color of their skin in paint. This exercise addresses how we refer to colors through language, skin is white, black, yellow, red, etc.. but these categories do not even begin to communicate, or clarify, the complex issues surrounding skin color. In finding the perfect match they realize that they […]

Advanced Typography: (more of) A Typographic Logo

Here’s another typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press—this one by Advanced Typography student, Elizabeth Johnson. The identity poetically capitalizes on the slogan, song, and book, “Stars Fell on Alabama”. Utilizing a tidy typographic grid, a bold color palette, and three-part graphic system (logo + tagline + image), Elizabeth has created a smart, contemporary, […]

Graphic Design Students | Registration Information

Hello Graphic Design Students, Spring Registration is approaching! Below is helpful information about the process; please review all of it. WEB REGISTRATION The registration information for Spring 2012 has been updated. This site will provide steps to be prepared for a successful web-registration Online registration begins November 8th at 8:00 am for AAS students who […]

AID FOR AIDS International’s Holiday Card Design Student Competition. UPDATE

    GuestContributor: Victoria Benatar AID FOR AIDS International is very excited to announce that the WORLD WITHOUT AIDS Holiday Greeting Card Competition is now being sponsored by Marc Jacobs. In light of this recent event, the deadline to submit entries has been extended to Monday, October 31, 2011. Judging will take place Tuesday, November […]

Typography 1: (more of) The Complete Font

A few more solutions from the Complete Font project. The designers: Anny Chen, Joseph Whang, Rachel Tervenski, Debra Ohayon, and Melissa Kaufmann.