Graphic Design Teacher Honored at AIGA Awards

A graphic design association will honor four leading industry pioneers in April at an award ceremony in New York; among them a Swiss graphic design school educator. The AIGA will present Armin Hofmann with the AIGA Medal, a huge honor in the graphic design profession, at the Bright Lights: The AIGA Awards ceremony on April 19th in New York. Hofmann is being awarded the prestigious AIGA Me dal … [Read more...]

CA Graphic Design School Student Wins Logo Contest

A student from a California school’s graphic design program designed a winning logo for an area water company this month. Melissa Kuo, graphic design student at California Institute of Arts designed the logo that won first place in a competition held by the Santa Clarita Valley Family of Water Suppliers. The water suppliers group asked graphic design schools and students to create a logo … [Read more...]

Graphic Design Schools’ Gaming Programs Recognized in Review

An industry publication that reviews graphic design schools and other educational institution programs recently released its list of the best programs for video game designs in 2012. The Princeton Review published its Top Schools to Study Video Game Design for 2012 and listed the University of Southern California as the top pick for graphic design schools with a game design program. Notable … [Read more...]

Graphic Design Students Impress Judges

Students of graphic design at a Wyoming School took home some of the top honors in a recent competition targeted at showcasing up and coming graphic designers. The annual Student Show and competition was hosted at the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design and sponsored by the Art Director’s Club of Denver out of Colorado. The exhibition and competition portion of the event ended at 7, … [Read more...]

Graphic Design Teachers’ Work on Display at School

It is common for students at graphic design colleges to display their art work to other students and even to the public through exhibition events and gallery showcases; it is not common for faculty members to get the opportunity to do the same. However, that is the opportunity afforded to three faculty members at the Alfred University School of Art and Design in New York. Their works of art … [Read more...]

Graphic Design Students Premier Artwork at School Gallery

Students in a school teaching vocational courses in the arts, including graphic design and general art, are hosting a showcase exhibit at their school this month. Some of the students of Scotts Valley High School are also participating in an International Baccalaureate program at the school, where the dual enrolled students and others have the culmination of their years in the art program on … [Read more...]

School offer New Graphic Design Class Programs

Colleges offering graphic design classes typically offer a minimum certificate program and higher levels of degrees to students and one such college is taking the step to offer new graphic design programs to students in the area. McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL recently announced that it will offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree as well as three certificates in graphic … [Read more...]

Graphic Design and Print Classes Save School Money

A school will begin offering graphic design and print classes next year in an effort to save money in the school district. Hawkins High School in Longview, TX will offer the classes thanks to the Hawkins School Board who decided that the advantages of offering classes in printing will be beneficial to students and the school. The school board met in February to look into the benefits and … [Read more...]

Graphic Design College Gives Students Networking Opportunity

Graphic design colleges do more than teach students about the latest and greatest technologies and design concepts they will need in the real-world; they also teach them how to network with other professionals to set up a web of professional contacts for future success and relationships. The Salford University’s graphic design classes were awarded a unique opportunity to do just that at an … [Read more...]

Student in Graphic Design Class help Restore Ship

It is the type of project in which even college-aged graphic design students rarely get the chance to participate, but students in one high school’s graphic design class made it happen. Graphic design students at Union High School in New Jersey are helping the S.S. United States Conservancy save and restore one the country’s valuable relics; the S.S. United States. The Conservancy is made up … [Read more...]