What Visual Designers Can Learn From Biggie Smalls | from the design mind blog

I found this post by Andreas Markdalen (twitter.com/youthprojects) on Frog Design’s The Visual Design Dept. blog on design mind quite interesting. Here he discusses how design and design thinking can benefit from Chris Wallace’s (aka Biggie Smalls) creative process in constructing his raps. In his post, Markdalen outlines five areas that designers can use to create…More

Designing for Mobile Devices (via AIGASF)

Designing for Mobile | AIGA SF Interactive Chats View more presentations from aigasf Great presentation by the SF Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Artists last week. The demand for design for mobile platforms is growing at a lightening speed. There is a great need for those of us teaching in Multimedia Studies programs…More

La Mission

I had the great pleasure of seeing Peter and Benjamin Bratt’s latest movie and collaboration, La Mission this past Saturday, 7 November 2009 at the American Indian Film Festival (See link at the end of this post). I highly recommend that you see this film wherever it is playing. The film actually premiered at this…More

Noted: MIT’s Next Lab Course/Project

I inadvertently stumbled upon MIT’s Next Lab project’s web site as I was trying to correct an incorrect link a friend sent. What an interesting project. Their mission partly states: “. . . believing that the global dissemination of knowledge will rapidly bring well-being to those who need it most. . .The Next Lab project…More

Define New Media

Since I’m starting on this venture of exploring new media, especially design for new media, I would like to pose the questions: What is New Media? How does graphic design fit into the scheme of new media projects?More