Swiss Style Now September 07 – October 01, 2016

The Swiss style of graphic is perhaps the most influential movement of the 20th century. It came to fame in the 1950s, as a clear graphic language of communication, and became a hallmark style internationally.

http://www.cooper.edu/events-and-exhibitions/exhibitions/swiss-style-now

The Swiss style of graphic is perhaps the most influential movement of the 20th century. It came to fame in the 1950s, as a clear graphic language of communication, and became a hallmark style internationally.

The “Swiss Style Now” exhibition provides a current view of the graphic design scene in Switzerland from the last five years and features more than 120 works from different generations of Swiss designers. Pieces by a hundred currently working Swiss designers, including Ludovic Balland, Stephan Bundi, Büro Destruct, Melchior Imboden, NORM, Felix Pfäffli, Tania Prill, Ralph Schraivogel, Niklaus Troxler, Martin Woodtli, Jonas Vögeli and more, will be on view. Posters, books, brochures, flyers and more make up the body of printed matter being highlighted.

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 6:30pm – 9:00pm

Ongoing Exhibition: September 7 – October 1, 2016
Monday – Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Robin Landa Joins Design Incubation

Design Incubation is pleased to announce that Robin Landa, Distinguished Professor and author will join the governance team as Chair.

Design Incubation is pleased to announce that Robin Landa, Distinguished Professor in the Michael Graves College at Kean University and author of more than 20 books, will join the governance team as Chair. We are excited to enlist Ms. Landa’s creative energy, enthusiasm, professional experience and design expertise in the organization.

Ms Landa has received high praise as one of the “Great Teachers of Our Time” by The Carnegie Foundation, as well as being honored by The National Society of Arts and Letters. In 2013, Ms. Landa received Kean University’s Professor of the Year Award.

CAA Conference Invites Design Topics

The CAA Conference 2017 in New York City has an open call for participation. The deadline for proposals of papers and presentations is August 30, 2016.

College Art Association (CAA) has recently created the Committee on Design, to address the needs and scholarly efforts of design academics.

The CAA Conference 2017 in New York City has an open call for participation. The deadline for proposals of papers and presentations is August 30, 2016.

For session topics and details, check out the listing of session descriptions.

Design Incubation at AIGA’s Nuts and Bolts Conference

This workshop focuses on how to structure communication design scholarship with an emphasis on the intersection of professional practice and writing.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
3:00 – 4:30pm
Bowling Green State University, Ohio

Design Incubation’s Director of Fellowships, Aaris Sherin will be offering a preconference workshop on design research and scholarship at AIGA’s Nuts and Bolts conference in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Structuring Scholarship with Design Incubation: methodologies and techniques for design writing

This workshop focuses on how to structure communication design scholarship with an emphasis on the intersection of professional practice and writing. Information about discipline specific journals and book publishers will be included as well as detailed descriptions of time allotment, word counts and other practical resources relevant to design writing and publishing. Participants will explore the competencies needed to successfully develop encyclopedia entries, reviews, journal articles, book proposals and manuscripts. They will also have the opportunity to share and develop project ideas while receiving constructive feedback from the workshop facilitator and peers.

Participants can also sign up for short one-on-one sessions with Aaris to discuss their scholarship and receive advice about particular publishing venues.

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Bowling Green, Ohio is located 25 miles from Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Northwest, Ohio and is 75 miles south of Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).