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Planned Obsolescence

I don’t even realize designers, whether industrial, environmental, or graphic, design my entire life. When I begin typing on my Apple laptop, I don’t say out loud “Wow, this laptop sure is ergonomic!”, I just experience a subconscious satisfaction. The… Continue Reading

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I ♥ GD

Graphic design, though mute and simple, has the ability to influence emotions. I *heart* NY designer, Milton Glaser, discussed how his creation shifted the city’s conscience from being indifferent to declaring love for a place. A design, simple in color and… Continue Reading

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Neue Haas Grotesk, New Haas Grotesque

Rick Poyner described the concept of idealism within design…that designers accept a social responsibility to the public. They accept an obligation to maintain a balance between the economy and ecosystems. Whether we notice or not, designers make things run smoothly. We… Continue Reading

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Blog Assignment #2 – Graphic Design in BDJ – Bangura

I am studying broadcast & digital journalism with a dual minor in African American Studies and Sociology. My short-term goal is to start off as a production assistant or associate producer at a station in either Richmond, VA or New… Continue Reading

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Blog Assignment #1 – Lessons Learned Response – Bangura

Don’t compare yourself. I appreciated the tips that encouraged students not to force creativity. Newhouse tends to foster a competitive nature that makes students feel they must slam competition in order to stand out. When I learned we’d critique some of… Continue Reading