Nithya Kubendran is a senior studying Biomedical Engineering with a minor in East Asian Languages and Cultures. She hails from Quartz Hill, CA, where she learned to love tumbleweeds, joshua trees, and musical roads. Carmine is the one that starts you off on arson. You’re talking to her one night about how you and Chauncey are going … [Read more...] about Fire in the Sky
Roman Cieslewicz is a graphic designer and photographer. He was born in Lwow, Poland in 1930. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Cracow in 1955. He has worked as the art director of Vogue, Elle and Mafia and as the artistic creater of Opus International. Roman Cielewicz was first national recognized for his Polish poster series. This series was influenced by political, … [Read more...] about Visual Literacy: Roman Cielewicz
Graphic design is not limited to only digital compositions. Many of the pioneers of graphic design were fine artists in the 60’s and 70’s. One such designer was Javier Mariscal. Mariscal is a Spanish artist and designer who was born in February 1950 in the city of Valencia, Spain. His rich and diverse work spans quorky cartoon characters to unique interior designs, from … [Read more...] about Visual Literacy: Javier Mariscal
I came across David Crow’s, “Magic Box: Craft and Computer,” recently and it inspired an interesting topic, the poor relation between art and design, that has been a primary struggle for aspiring graphic designers today. For those who aren’t familiar with graphic design it is a creative process that combines art and technology to communicate ideas. Designers create, choose and … [Read more...] about Visual Literacy: Magic Box
What’s there to learn from TED this week? TED’s “Best of the Web” collection showcases speeches and performances gathered from across the web deemed worth sharing. Surely the viral hits TED collects will never be on the same caliber as the seventeen-second clip of “Surprised Kitty” or other similar hits on YouTube, but Bobby McFerrin’s performance of the pentatonic scale does … [Read more...] about Brain Fodder: Bobby McFerrin Plays… the Audience!