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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 […]

Gesture Drawing

Editor | Thomas Bosket Gesture is used to understand movement and the forces at play in an object (or situation). These works are all by students in the AAS GD program at Parsons. The one above is a five minute gesture by Tyler Rubin.                   These two […]

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 […]

Drawing the egg: In the classroom with Grace Burney

A typical drawing class revolves around the use of line. Vital as a tool for personal expression, line facilitates thinking, adds movement, and delineates shape and structure. So why–by my second class–are the students drawing without line? Simply put, if the intention is to create illusion, there is no line. To make an object appear real […]

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.   […]

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 […]

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.