Their Slogan is We (Heart) Technology and Design

Where do technology and design intersect? Increasing numbers of people say on Broadway between 20th and 21st Streets. I first read about General Assembly in a column buried on an inside page of the New York Times’ real estate section. …

Today's Obsession: You Don't Know Jack

A couple of unrelated, yet related posts I’ve found: Adrian Shaughnessy lists ten things he observes most commonly in current design students and graduates. There are three things that give me chills. He says in point five: It is getting …

Booo!!!!

No, it is not Halloween yet but it is never too early to enjoy a bit of horror or sci-fi fantasy. On June 3 through 5, Saturday Nightmares: Horror and Sci-Fi Expo will open for the second year at the …

AIDS Posters Make a Mark

The following is adapted from the introduction I wrote to the catalog of Graphic Intervention: 25 Years of International AIDS Awareness Posters 1985-2010, which will be shown for the first time in New York at the Art Directors Club on …

Designing Design History, The Movie

To call this a “movie” is a bit of an exaggeration. It is not anything like Gone With the Wind or Helvetica yet neither is it an 8mm home movie. It is a video lecture originally presented at “Graphic Design: …

Phobia Mini-Golf, Anyone?

Start your summer vacation the right way with a visit to “Off Course,” 18 holes of mini-golf madness brought to you by the SVA MFA Design first year class. Be warned though, you’ve never putted at a place like this. …