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New Student Web Design Competition

Senior Editor | Charles Nix Brian Miller, author of Above the Fold, has just launched a new web design competition (sponsored by HOW, Adobe, and Webdesign Tuts+). The entry fees are minimal, the judges are smart/talented, and the awards are pretty decent. Check it out at:

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 […]

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 […]

Lauren Wickware (GD ‘07) receives 2009 AIGA 50/50 Award for Book Design.

Since graduating from the Parsons AAS Program in 2007, Lauren Wickware has worked at a number of magazines and studios in both Toronto and New York and has received accolades from the AIGA, The Advertising & Design Club of Canada, The Alcuin Society, Applied Arts, Coupe Magazine and RGD Canada. Lauren is currently a designer […]

Jan Šabach (GD ’02) receives Red Dot Communication Design 2009 Award

Jan Šabach is a Czech born graphic designer and art director currently living and working in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from AAS program at Parsons School of Design in 2002 Jan gained experience by working in design studios as well as a freelancer in the United States and in Europe. He specializes in CID, logos […]

Jim Wagner’s (GD ’04) Certainly Studio wins 2009 American Graphic Design Award

Certainly Studio takes honors in the 2009 American Graphic Design Awards New York—September 21, 2009—Certainly Studio has been awarded a 2009 American Graphic Design Award for the brand identity it created for acerno. The brand identity and stationery system were created for the ad network acerno by the New York based firm Certainly Studio in […]

Matthew Papa (GD ’04) was the 2008 winner of AIGA’s 50/50 books for Martha Stewart’s Homekeeping Handbook

After a number of years marketing books at various publishers, Matthew Papa decided to go back to school for graphic design so he could be on the creative side of publishing and design books instead. He had a BA in Philosophy from the University of Michigan so the AAS program was the perfect choice to […]

Lillian Lee (’05) received accolades from 365 AIGA Design 29 and Applied Arts Magazine in 2008

Life after Parsons led Lillian Lee to several freelance opportunities until she settled into a home at Shearman & Sterling as part of the multinational law firm’s creative re-branding team. During the three years there, she worked on a number of campaigns ranging from the firm’s recruiting efforts to its annual sponsorship of the world’s […]

Yasemin Emory (GD ’07) designed a cook book that was nominated for a James Beard award

Yasemin Emory is currently the Associate Art Director for the Special Projects Group at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Yasemin designed Martha Stewart’s Cooking School, a comprehensive how-to cookbook, with Art Director and Parsons AAS Graphic Design Professor William van Roden. Cooking School was nominated for a James Beard award in the General Cooking cookbook category.

Faculty, Jason Booher (GD ’05) in AIGA 2009 50 Books/50 Covers

The jacket for Louisa Gilder’s The Age of Entanglement, published by Alfred A. Knopf, and the cover for Jesse Ball’s The Way Through Doors, published by Vintage, (designed with Helen Yentus) were included in the AIGA 50 Books / 50 Covers show. One of the things I love about these covers is the disruption of […]