Posters, Politics, & the People

Take a few minutes to read the attached articles from CNN and the Los Angeles Times and consider the “We the People” poster design by Shepard Fairey. After you’ve read the articles and looked at the poster react. What do you think about the design? What do you think about the message? What do you think […]

Auld Lang Syne

Happy New Year! As we get ready to transition into second semester, it’s time to make some New Year’s Resolutions. I’m not talking about eating healthier or getting more exercise – I’m talking graphic design! Take a few minutes to reflect on the work you created first semester. What are some things you are doing […]

School Colors

Paula Scher and the design firm Pentagram were recently commissioned to design the interior of a Middle School in Brooklyn, New York. Their solution uses bold colors and typography to reinforce the school districts vision and mission. Visit the links attached, read the articles, and react. What do you think of the final design? Does […]

Keeping It Simple

Take a few minutes to visit the link below and read the story that ran in the magazine Fastco about the recent revisions to the iconic Taco Bell logo. Afterwards, post your reaction to the changes as a comment. As always, be specific and use design terminology. Taco Bell Redesign

Designed to Deter….

The Camden bench is a really interesting example of anti-design. You can find out more about the Camden bench and other examples of unpleasant design by checking out the link below.