this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.
this is a private blog for my design students and assorted other survivors. Tro blemakers all.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

design studio 1 - a first assignment ! ..

design studio 1 - assignment one !

d is for designers at work in the dark, E is for effort, required from the start .... 
assimilate the following people, it's a design scavenger hunt !

~ introduce yourselves to each of these graphic designers & typographers below - look carefully at their work, learn to recognize their styles, and read a little about their lives and influences. Many have their own web sites ..

One of the names is intentionally quite jumbled up, and others a little miss-spelled, mixed up, all on purpose.

If you can decode/deduce who they all are, well .. extra marks ..... ( hint ) She's part of a renowned design couple, and the creative force behind an influential company/magazine specializing one might say in all type of types, or types of type ..... 

this assignment is due second class. current design one students only !to be assigned and discussed during our first class, and not before... you'll see

Monday, January 11, 2016

Design Studio 2 - a First Assignment - Winter/Spring 2016

Design Studio 2 

it's the  ...  "NOT WHAT YOU KNOW ... BUT, WHO YOU KNOW" assignment 
design two - winter 2016 - Assignment One is a research/design history assignment, which will be assigned, and discussed during our first class. You will need to choose one name or group, from the list, by our second class.  So, do some research, and choose. First come, first served, so to speak. You'll be giving a Keynote or Powerpoint presentation in class live, on your choice. The presentations themselves, will commence after mid-term, not before. 

Walter Gropius
Edgar Brandt
Harley Earl
Alexey Brodovitch
David Carson
The Eames
Art Nouveau
Norman BelGeddes
Lucian Bernard
Bau Magazine
the Arts and Crafts Movement
Weiner Werkstatte
Arne Jacobson
Marcello Nizzoli
Wesley and Sean
Bugatti, Daimler and Benz
Tangerine Studio
Joseph Hofmann
de stijl
Henry VanDerVelde
Gerrit Reitveld
Erik Speikermann
Saul Bass
Rudy Van derLans
George Jensen
George Nelson
Peter Behrens
Dieter Ram
Georg Kleeman
Richard Sapper
Louis Comfort Tiffany 
Peter Saville
William Morris
the Bauhaus
Hoefler & Frere Jones
Micheal Graves
Marian Bantjes
Victor Horta
Frank Lloyd Wright
Phillipe Starck
Chermayeff & Geismar
Norman Foster
Adrian Frutiger
Alvar Alto
Milton Glaser
Louis Fili
R. Buckminster Fuller
Ed Fella
Eric Gill
A.M. Cassandre
Brad Holland
Jonathan Ive
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Herb Lubalin
Memphis Group
Herbert Mayer
William Van Allen
Marrianne Brandt
Alvin Lustig
Chip Kidd
Paul Rand
John Heartfield
Neville Brody
Henry Van deVelde
Charles Rennie Macintosh
April Greiman
Welles Coates
Kurt Schwitters
Michael Beruit
Mid Century Modern
Raymond Lowey
Peter Saville
Robin and Lucienne Day
Wally Olins
Antoni  Gaudi
Frank Gehry
Jules Cheret
Mies van der Rohe
Paul Rand
Ray Gun
Ellen Lupton
Tobias Freres
Joseph Muller Brockmann
Tibor Kalman
Barbara Kruger
Hector Guimard
Seymour Chwast
Pentagram and Push Pin Studios
Aubrey Beardsley
the Dadaists
Ettore Stottas
Zaha Hadid
the Constructivists
Hector Guimard
Firmin Didot
Jasper Morrison
herbert matter
Christopher Wren
Massimo Vignelli
Bruno Matheson
Victor Horta
Renzo Piano
Alphonse Mucha
Fredric Law Olmstead
Alessi Llc.
Rene Lalique
Johannis Itten
Richard Neutra

David Bowie 1947- 2016 RIP

Friday, January 08, 2016