Steven Heller is the co-chair of the MFA Design program at the School of Visual Arts and co-founder of the MFA Design Criticism program. He writes the "Visuals" column for The New York Times Book Review, "Graphic Content" for T-Style's "The Moment" blog, and The Daily Heller for Print magazine. He is the author or editor of over 140 books on design and popular visual culture.
I started teaching while I was still in my twenties, and wasn't much older than the continuing ed students in my first class.
This Polish poster was designed by Leszek Holdanowiczin 1963 for the documentary movie Requiem for 500 Thousand, on the history and tragic end of the Warsaw Ghetto under German occupation during World War II.
Constantin Boym was born in Moscow, studied design in Italy, and in 1986, founded Boym Partners Inc.
We are all familiar with the work of Isamu Noguchi (1904–1986): his lamps, gardens, playgrounds, the "amoeba" coffee table, stage sets for Martha Graham, and most of all his sculpture.
The original design which is gouache on paper, (23.
Topic: Design Reference
Purpose: I believe that the T-shirt is the best way to express one's individuality and that if I can convince one person to buy a shirt I have done something right.
Class: Graphic Design and Computer Graphics Level: Second Year Faculty: Maurizio Osti and Danilo Danisi Duration of Project: Two Semesters Project Brief Students are charged with developing a new identity system for the academy to reflect changes in the organizational structure and enhanced communication courses initiated in 2004, according to the reforms proposed by the Italian Ministry of Education.
Class: Master in Medical Design/Information Design Level: Masters Faculty: Medardo Chiapponi Duration of Project: One Semester plus Thesis Project Brief This project is connected to the activities of a research unit in medical design, located inside the Venice hospital.
What was your most interesting class project? Street Signs for an Urban Design class.
Class: Poster Design Level: Junior and Senior Elective Faculty: Chaz Maviyane-Davies Duration of Project: Two Weeks Project Brief The world is in precarious shape and what we manage to do to each other, even worse.
I can't think of a more substantial and influential collection of posters designed under one company's umbrella than the posters of the London Underground.
Purpose: Wink is a line of office and desktop products intended to bring a little light-hearted joy into the office/work environment, reminding its viewer that life should not be "all work and no play.
When speaking about his design methodology, Massimo Vignelli said, "Design without structure is anarchy.
Class: Forms and Ideas 1 Level: Third (Final) Year Faculty: Goddur Duration of Project: Eight Weeks Project Brief Design a new display typeface based on an existing typeface.
Joy Morton started the Morton Salt Company in 1910 with a novel idea: By adding magnesium carbonate to salt crystals, moisture would not affect the granules and lumps and clumps could be avoided in damp, humid weather.
I made this in 1964.
Breaking the Rules in Interactive Media Design: Yildiz Technical University, Department of Communication Design
Class: Multimedia Design Studio 3 Level: Fourth Year Faculty: Oguzhan Ozcan and Asim Evren Yantac Duration of Project: One Semester Project Brief In this advance design practice class, the students study how to break the rules in interaction design that they learned in their second-year course "Basics in Interaction Design.
My First Political Poster Design: Chile, the Other September 11th: Maryse Eloy School of Art/University of Art and Design Helsinki
Class: Visual Communication: Semiology Level: Third Year Faculty: François Caspar Duration of Project: Four Weeks Class: International Workshop Level: Fifth Year Faculty: François Caspar Duration of Project: One Week Project Brief Students should research and collect images that represent and memorialize the events of September 11, 2001, from the point of view both of Chile and New York City.
Richard Poulin, Advertising and Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, USA Briefly describe your class project.
Class: Graphic Design Level: Second Year Faculty: Gabby Raaf Project Brief "South African Stories" was the theme of Orange Juice Design's experimental graphics magazine i-Jusi (issue 24) in late 2007.
Class: Image Design Level: Junior Faculty: Cedomir Kostovic Duration of Project: Three Weeks Project Brief Your task is to produce an illustration for a short story to be published in a fictional magazine and come up with design solution for a spread.
Dragan Mileusnic and Zeljko Serdarevic formed a creative partnership in 2003 in Zagreb, Croatia, and together have created award-winning websites, edited and published a bestselling monograph on former Yugoslavia, and designed visual identities, and books.