Empathic Typography

Michele Damato McCaffrey
Assistant Professor
Department of Design
Syracuse University

Variant Letterforms

Monica Maccaux Assistant Professor Graphic Design University of Nevada, Reno When considering the multitudes of typeface choice on the market, how does one approach the challenge of designing a typeface that is different from the competition? With the abundance of typeface choices, why is there a need for yet another typeface to be designed? These … Continue reading “Variant Letterforms”

Guided Experiential Learning for Design Innovators

C.J. Yeh Professor, Assistant Chair Graphic Design Fashion Institute of Technology FIT is one of the pioneers in creative technology and design education. For this presentation, the founder of the Creative Technology program at FIT, C.J. Yeh, will introduce the most innovative design projects from FIT’s creative technology courses. FIT’s Creative Technology curriculum has strong … Continue reading “Guided Experiential Learning for Design Innovators”

Research for Designers

Meredith James Assistant Professor Graphic Design Portland State University There are a number of textbooks on the market for research strategies used by designers, from A Designer’s Research Manual by O’Grady and O’Grady, to Visual Research by Bestley and Noble, to Design Research by Laurel and Lunenfeld. These texts offer a range of approaches, from … Continue reading “Research for Designers”