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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.

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Color Theory: Graphic Design

In Fall of 2009, I was given the opportunity to teach Color Theory in the AAS department. I am now a part time faculty member of the School of Art, Media & Technology. Through a broad spectrum of assignments ranging from simple Color-aid studies to more complex paintings and collages, my students gained a thorough […]

Networked Design #3: swiss-miss.com – Tina Roth Eisenberg

December 2: Tina Roth Eisenberg 6:30PM Parsons School of Design, Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, Room 101, NYC Web Streaming available during the time of the event About the Networked Design Talks With the rise of the Internet over the past few decades we have witnessed the rise of networked culture. The effects of this […]

Networked Design #2: BurdaStyle.com – The road to collaborative fashion design

Posted by: Mushon Zer-Aviv November 4: Nora Abousteit and Benedikta Karaisl 6:30PM Parsons School of Design, Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Avenue, Room 101, NYC Web Streaming available during the time of the event About the Networked Design Talks With the rise of the Internet over the past few decades we have witnessed the rise of […]

Networked Design #1: Can Design By Committee Work?

Posted by: Mushon Zer-Aviv October 14: Mushon Zer-Aviv 6:30PM Parsons School of Design, Orientation Room, 2 W 13th St., Lobby, NYC Web Streaming available during the time of the event About the Networked Design Talks With the rise of the Internet over the past few decades we have witnessed the rise of networked culture. The […]