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eBooks: A Designer’s Perspective

eBooks have become a major force in the publishing industry. This one-day seminar will explore the lay of the land—competing formats and standards, reading devices, eBook retail outlets—and introduce participants to the tools and techniques available for designing and producing ePub and .mobi (Kindle) files.

Advanced Typography: A Typographic Logo

Students in my Advanced Typography class have been imagining a new typographic logo for the University of Alabama Press.

Typography 1: The Complete Font

Does it have to be a poster?

Alex W. White’s GD1 Exercise No.1 in 11th floor cases

  Alex W. White reports These are a few samples of the work my GD1 students produced in their first exercise. The assignment had two parts: abstracting a relatively ordinary, representational black and white image using materials that related to or furthered the meaning of the subject of the image. The second part was to […]

Occuppy Wall Street: Jeanne Verdoux’s Drawing

Artist, designer, graphic design teacher Jeanne Verdoux supports the protest.

gd3 redesigns the train schedule: faculty christine moog

gd3 students were asked to redesign the MTA train schedule. they had to use all of the information on the current schedule and create a new, improved schedule. two examples are below: then, after creating a legible, functioning piece, they were asked to reinterpret the schedule with a post-modern twist. the result was exciting and […]

Traveling the world in my online class

This is my first semester teaching Process and Skills online. I have taught this class on campus for over three years. It has been challenging but interesting to rethink my course in this new context. One very exciting aspect of my online class is the diversity of locations of the students and how it impacts […]

SUMMERZINE ∣ release of very first issue of seasonzine ∣ Christine Huang & Dwight Armstrong (AAS GD ’11)

Summerzine is the first issue of Christine Huang & Dwight Armstrong‘s Seasonzine series, a new quarterly publication dedicated to celebrating the seasons. Summerzine features summer-inspired stories, photographs, and illustrations from 40+ creators from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Asheville, Austin, Detroit, Bangkok, Amsterdam, and beyond. All work is original content. These limited edition zines […]

“A World Without AIDS” – call for entries

  AAS Graphic Design Faculty & Students: This is a call for entries to design holiday cards. The theme is “A world without AIDS”. What you make will benefit AID FOR AIDS (AFAI). See digital poster below for all sorts of info about AFAI.   SPECIFICATIONS Overview Card is for the Holidays. It is NOT […]

Collor Theory Fall 2010 Faculty Kelli Ann Glancey

These are assignments samples from Color Theory courses taught by Kelly Ann Glancey. They represent work done by students from different majors as AAS General Studio Classes are opened to all.