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Professor Deborah Beardslee’s report from PEAK Leadership Summit

Professor Deborah Beardslee recently attended the LeadingAge PEAK Leadership Summit in Washington, DC March 18 – 20. Since main components of Professor Beardslee’s current design-related research and scholarship initiatives focus on advocacy related to aging (the elderly) and ability (persons with physical disabilities), this … Continue reading

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8th Annual RIT Creative Industry Day

8th Annual RIT Creative Industry Day (formerly called “CReatIviTy: Careers in Motion”) Thursday April 18th, 2012 Gordon Field House Creative Industry Day is geared to RIT College of Imaging Arts and Sciences students (and a few other creative majors). It is your opportunity … Continue reading

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Senior Portfolio Walk

Portfolio Walk Rochester Institute of Technology Tuesday, May 14, 2013 5pm to 7pm University Gallery You are invited to an evening reception to celebrate the accomplishments of our senior School of Design students as they display their work for all to see. … Continue reading

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Westward Bound to Back East: Lorrie Frear is back!

Lorrie Frear served as Designer in Residence in the Graphic Design Program at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California during her Faculty Development Leave in Winter Quarter. During the leave, Lorrie co-taught a Typography I course with … Continue reading

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Gel 2013 Conference

The Gel 2013 Conference takes place this spring in New York City and runs from April 17th – 19th. Gel is a 10-year-old conference for leaders, designers, and thinkers who care about creating a good experience – in art, business, … Continue reading

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Design Conversations: August de los Reyes

Design Conversations: August de los Reyes August is a designer, writer, and educator. He heads the software design team for Xbox at Microsoft. As a pioneer in Natural User Interface, his previous projects include Microsoft Surface, Windows 8,and the Metro … Continue reading

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RIT Calligraphy and Typeface Design

Kris Holmes, world renown typeface designer, recently completed teaching the course Typeface Design II winter quarter for our students. Kris is a calligrapher and typeface designer. Her typefaces include Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans, Lucida Console, Lucida Bright, Lucida Handwriting, Lucida … Continue reading

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Alexey Brodovitch, Life and Livelihood

From photographic portraits to the elegant layouts of “Harper’s Bazaar,” the Cary Collection’s new exhibition, Alexey Brodovitch: Life & Livelihood, examines the life and work of this influential 20th century art director and designer. A selection of portraits, publications, and … Continue reading

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