GDUSA’s educated, informed, but admittedly subjective selection of our favorite graphic design schools across the US.
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Matt Schwartz is the Founder and Director of Strategy of Constructive, helping nonprofits and educational organizations achieve greater social impact.
BFA Design candidate Claudine Eriksson is a multidisciplinary designer living in Brooklyn NY and pursuing a BFA in Design from SVA.
Henrique Eira is a graphic designer from Brasilia, Brazil, and currently a candidate in the Graphic Design MFA program at CalArts.
Andrew Diemer came to planet Earth on a mission to become an International Graphic Design professional.
Kelsey Elder is a MFA candidate in the 2D Design Department at the Cranbrook Academy of Art and is working towards a thesis for graduation.
Kristen Harlin grew up in Jacksonville FL. Her approach to design is empirical and reflects a passion for typography, research, and thinking both two and three-dimensionally.
Hoefler & Co. has a new subscription, App.typography, that makes it easier to use its fonts in digital publishing.
Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center in Seattle welcomes over 400,000 guests each year. However, the 30-year-old wayfinding system at WSCC struggled to greet, guide and direct these guests. Built in a challenging urban location, the success of the original building led to three expansions, spreading across several city blocks and creating the largest meeting and event facility […]
Designers will learn strategies for finding just the right font, and avoiding “type choice crimes,” in this new free webinar sponsored by Monotype.
The New School has a new identity. The institution turned to Pentagram and Paula Scher to create the university’s new look.
Jessica Eversmeyer is currently pursuing her BS in Graphic Design Communication at Philadelphia University.
Sharon Lloyd McLaughlin grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her childhood was filled with the wonder of the bayou and its wildlife inhabitants, a wonder that informs her sensibility still.
Joshua Lepley is an award-winning, multidisciplinary Art + Creative Director whose body of work encompasses branding, graphic, visual and product design.
The yearly Academy Awards gala is one of the film industry’s most highly anticipated events, but much of what the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences accomplishes occurs behind-the-scenes.
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 […]
The 10 Commandments of Color Theory is a comprehensive resource for all those who find choosing color themes a task too baffling and intricate. From the psychological impact of colors to the various different color schemes and combinations, this infographic holistically sums up the essentials of color selection and the anatomy of the color wheel all in one, […]
Creative Director Matt Checkowski is known for such innovative projects as digital content for an opera, the first ever pop-up museum for scent and co-creating the dream sequences in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. His company, The D4D, in downtown Los Angeles, is a hub of creativity and a place that inspires ideas with a playful, […]
In our last edition, GDUSA ran its annual Students To Watch feature. The students were so interesting — and so many readers have asked to learn more about the schools which have nurtured them — that we have whipped up a roundup of the institutions represented — as well as a handful of other favorites. […]