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Calling all designers to participate in GLOBAL GAME JAM at RIT Jan 23–25!

The School of Interactive Games & Media at RIT will once again host one of hundreds of Jam Sites for Global Game Jam, and would love to have design students participate in this unique collaborative opportunity! If you are interested … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Nancy Bernardo

Bernardo had just put the most recent issue to bed when she learned about the awards for Volume 39.1. Her friendly face, framed by her wild scarlet curls, conveyed a look of sincere surprise as she told the story of her three recent design awards. “When I found out, I just didn’t believe it,” she recounted with a shy smile. “I got the emails and thought it was some kind of scam!” Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN Type Carousel 2014!

Please join Professors Lorrie Frear and Carol Fillip in this year’s Type Carousel. This fun, interactive event aims to engage, educate and inspire students, faculty and any other willing participants in the wonders of typography. TYPE CAROUSEL 2014 Friday, Oct. 31 … Continue reading

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The GD/VCD Selfie Contest is BACK!

By popular demand, the Graphic Design / Visual Communication Design Selfie Contest returns to the classrooms and corridors of CIAS! Submit your selfie by midnight on Friday, Nov. 21! All participants are invited to a Friendsgiving party on Friday, Dec. … Continue reading

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Project M’s “Gown/Town” Design Blitz Kicks off TONIGHT at RIT!

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The Black Keys: A band’s brand evolves in pixels, light and sound

You might be thinking, “Why on earth is there a post about a rock band on a graphic design blog?” This time last week, Akron, Ohio-based rock group The Black Keys performed at Rochester’s Blue Cross Arena to a tightly … Continue reading

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CIAS students provide talent at the Music is Art Festival!

Music is Art is a Buffalo not-for-profit organization which is dedicated to exploring and reshaping music’s cultural, social and educational impact on the Buffalo community. It supports a number of programs and events, the largest of which is the annual … Continue reading

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Mendell Poster Webinar with Prof. Roger Remington

For those who are unable to join us in person for the Mendell exhibit (or who just want some additional background information), Professor Roger Remington (with Jessica Erickson) has created an informative, hour-long webinar discussing Mendell and his work. View the webinar here, via … Continue reading

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Vignelli Center Design Conversations: Extend your design learning beyond the classroom!

The Vignelli Center’s annual Design Conversations lecture series provides the community with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight from design professionals. Lectures serve to create design dialogue and discourse among students, faculty, and the community. All lectures will be held in the University … Continue reading

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Call for Entries: Fast-Forward Film Festival (Showcasing New Environmental Perspectives)

From the festival organizers: “We are encouraging any type of film—even from an iPhone. Specifically we are looking for submissions in animation and graphic design, so participants do not need to be “filmmakers”. We want to inspire students to tap … Continue reading

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