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.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

my spring schedule - 2019

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Design Studio 2 - Presentation Topics Spring 2019

Design Studio 2 

the  ...  " IT'S NOT WHAT YOU KNOW ... BUT, WHO YOU KNOW" assignment 

Spring 2019 - Assignment One - is a research/design history in-class presentation assignment, which will be assigned, and discussed during our first class. 

From the list below, you will need to choose one name or group during our first class.

It's 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
Vienna Secession
Bau Magazine
the Arts and Crafts Movement
Weiner Werkstatte
Arne Jacobson
Marcello Nizzoli
Wesley and Sean
Early Bugatti, Daimler and Benz
Tangerine Studio
Joseph Hofmann
Gerrit Reitveld
Erik Speikermann
Saul Bass
Deutscher Werkbund
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
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Herb Lubalin
The Arts and Crafts Movement
Memphis Group
Herbert Mayer
William Van Allen
Marrianne Brandt
Jonathan Ive
Alvin Lustig
Chip Kidd
Paul Rand
Neville Brody
Henry Van deVelde
Charles Rennie Macintosh
April Greiman
Welles Coates
Kurt Schwitters
Michael Beruit
Mid Century Modern design
Raymond Lowey
Gerorge-Eugene Haussmann
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
Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Seymour Chwast
Pentagram & Push Pin Studios
Aubrey Beardsley
the Dadaists
John Heartfield
Ettore Stottas
Zaha Hadid
the Constructivists
The Streamlined Decade
Hector Guimard
Firmin Didot
Jasper Morrison
herbert matter
sustainable design
Christopher Wren
Massimo Vignelli
Bruno Matheson
Victor Horta
Renzo Piano
Alexey Brodovitch
Alphonse Mucha
Fredric Law Olmstead
Alessi Co.
Rene Lalique
Johannis Itten
Richard Neutra

Design Studio 1 Spring 2019 - a first assignment

design studio one - assignment one !

it's a design scavenger hunt !

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

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

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

this assignment is due for the second class. Current Design Studio One students only !we'll discuss it during our first class, and not before... you'll see