We’ve compiled a list of our favorite programs and institutions that prepare students to work in professional graphic design.
UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS Never short of an opinion, Mariah has always been a very vocal, outgoing personality. The competitive, determined designer is often seduced by a challenge; never subscribing to the easy or more convenient path. She is driven by her passion and desire to make revolutionary change, finding unique solutions to conceptually complex […]
PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF ART & DESIGN (PCA&D) Patrick is a 23 year-old senior Graphic Design major. He loves brand design and being able to conceptualize an identity. Patrick is inspired by all the amazing work he sees while scouring Behance, magazines, and the many streets he’s traveled down. He enjoys listening to music while he […]
SCHOOL OF ADVERTISING ART (SAA) Lauren is a second-year graphic design student whose specialties include conceptual photography, package design, front-end web design, and branding. Lauren’s favorite part of the design process is without a doubt the concepting phase. She loves attention to detail and making every element of a design or photograph have a strong […]
Stock visuals remain a vital creative resource for graphic designers, transitioning over decades from marginal to mainstream to essential.
Eleven collaborated closely with the SurveyMonkey team to bring curiousity to life in a comprehensive repositioning of the brand.
Mary Scott recently became Director Emeritus of Academy of Art University’s School of Graphic Design.
GDUSA’s compilation of 2017 Top Design Schools that prepare students to work successfully in professional graphic design.
Bejan Douraghy discusses the importance of highlighting your proficiency in software and design skills on your resume and job application.
The results of our 30th annual stock visuals reader survey shows that stock images and elements have become a vital creative resource for graphic designers.
Top 15 Logo Trends for 2016 via LogoLounge, a unique site that explores logo and identity design. Simplicity is king, typography is austere, and the circle is central as screens become smaller and more dominant.
GDUSA’s educated, informed, but admittedly subjective selection of our favorite graphic design schools across the US.
MIchael Lemme is a Designer turned Chief Creative Officer, whose background is equal parts brand strategy, brand identity systems, UX design and marketing.
Douglas Thomas is a graphic designer and type historian who believes that research and strong conceptual thinking create the best design.
SFMOMA has repositioned its brand to reflect the expansion of its physical plant and to express an more open and welcoming attitude.
Chen Design Associates conceptualizes a traditional yet progressive community ethos for Congregation Beth Sholom
This week GDUSA introduces a redesigned website — gdusa.com — which extends and evolves our core identity.
Each year, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, recognizes achievement in American design with its annual National Design Awards program.
Nicte Cuevas is the Principle at Nicte Creative Design, LLC, a design firm committed to helping companies succeed and grow by providing conceptual design that’s acutely in tune with their mission.
Joshua Lepley is an award-winning, multidisciplinary Art + Creative Director whose body of work encompasses branding, graphic, visual and product design.
ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY, SAN FRANCISCO With more than 18,000 students, Academy of Art University is the largest accredited private art and design university in the nation. Founded in 1929, the school offers accredited AA, BA, BFA, B. Arch*, MA, MFA and M. Arch degree programs in 23 areas of study, as well as continuing […]
Our 28th Annual Reader Survey, with notes about frequency, mobile and crowdsourcing, shows a market becoming more hungry and sophisticated.
Guest Post by John Clifford Today, women make up around half of the graphic design profession. This wasn’t always the case. I wrote Graphic Icons: Visionaries who Shaped Modern Graphic Design to highlight the pioneers of the field, from El Lissitzky to Stefan Sagmeister. It surprised me that so many of the historic designers I considered […]
Guest Blog Post by Image Source Interview by John O’Reilly with Boat Magazine Editor Erin Spens Design Week called Boat magazine “One of the most exciting new titles we’ve seen in a while. A brilliant concept and equally brilliant execution.” Creative Review couldn’t resist a seaworthy metaphor in its praise, “Still moving, Boat Magazine continues to be one […]