Noise Can Be Hostile by Kit MacAllister

Project #3: Jenny Holzer Truism Zine Project

Purchase a digital camera. ASAP.

Thanks everyone for sending in your final files and documentation of your projects!

As we start to get photographs from everyone, I feel that I need to stress one thing:

Get a digital camera.

Really. It will be an excellent investment. Your project photographs will improve immensely if you aren’t photographing them with your phone or the camera on your computer.

The link above is to my suggestion for a good entry-level camera. You don’t need anything super fancy, to start. Just a basic camera and good lighting.

Treat yourself. Get a camera.

Thank you.

Printing to booklet from InDesign

Hey guys, here’s that link that Bryan shared with me last week about how to export your files to print as a booklet.

If you’re still having troubles, email us!

Ace Hotel: INTERVIEW : GEORGE LOIS

acehotel:

We had the incredible pleasure of visiting iconic designer George Lois, pictured below with his son Luke, in his studio for an interview in anticipation of his book release party at the Art Director’s Club down the street from Ace Hotel New York on March 14. Lois’ new tome Damn Good…

Here’s the logo for the back of your zine! Click below to download an ai file (sorry im still on CS4). There are two artboards within the file, one showcases where it should be placed and the other has 4 variations for you to choose from. 
DOWNLOAD > 224_TruismLogomark.zip (UPDATE: new link!)
Please let us know if you have any issues downloading the file or integrating into your design. 

Here’s the logo for the back of your zine! Click below to download an ai file (sorry im still on CS4). There are two artboards within the file, one showcases where it should be placed and the other has 4 variations for you to choose from. 

DOWNLOAD > 224_TruismLogomark.zip (UPDATE: new link!)

Please let us know if you have any issues downloading the file or integrating into your design. 


Hey guys! Here’s the information about the second GOOD event, if anyone is interested in attending. This time your peers in the design department will be presenting their ideas. Consider coming!
designthinkingpsu:

Here’s the press release for the March 14 event! Share it all over! Invite your friends, invite your classmates.
For immediate release: 
Portland State University’s graphic design program is proud to present GOOD Ideas for Portland, an evening of ideas to improve our city presented as part of the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative.  The evening will also feature a lecture from Alissa Walker, design writer and host of GOOD Ideas for Cities.
WHEN Wednesday, March 14. Doors at 6:30pm, event at 7pm. WHERE ADX, 417 SE 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97214
Students in the Design Thinking course at PSU have worked to identify, research and tackle pressing urban challenges specific to Portland. Alissa Walker will join the evening as moderator and will also lecture on her work. A panel of urban leaders, local journalists, designers and creative professionals will offer live feedback on the students’ ideas.
This event is presented as a component of the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative, a partnership between GOOD and CEOs for Cities, generously supported by ArtPlace. Additional partners include PSU.GD, the Friends of Graphic Design student group, and ADX.
The event is open to the public and free to attend. Refreshments will be provided, and other city-based student work from the design department will be on display.
For more information, see www.designthinkingpsu.tumblr.com/goodideas
Questions? Contact Nicole Lavelle at nlavelle@pdx.edu.

Hey guys! Here’s the information about the second GOOD event, if anyone is interested in attending. This time your peers in the design department will be presenting their ideas. Consider coming!

designthinkingpsu:

Here’s the press release for the March 14 event! Share it all over! Invite your friends, invite your classmates.

For immediate release:

Portland State University’s graphic design program is proud to present GOOD Ideas for Portland, an evening of ideas to improve our city presented as part of the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative. The evening will also feature a lecture from Alissa Walker, design writer and host of GOOD Ideas for Cities.

WHEN Wednesday, March 14. Doors at 6:30pm, event at 7pm.
WHERE ADX, 417 SE 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97214

Students in the Design Thinking course at PSU have worked to identify, research and tackle pressing urban challenges specific to Portland. Alissa Walker will join the evening as moderator and will also lecture on her work. A panel of urban leaders, local journalists, designers and creative professionals will offer live feedback on the students’ ideas.

This event is presented as a component of the GOOD Ideas for Cities initiative, a partnership between GOOD and CEOs for Cities, generously supported by ArtPlace. Additional partners include PSU.GD, the Friends of Graphic Design student group, and ADX.

The event is open to the public and free to attend. Refreshments will be provided, and other city-based student work from the design department will be on display.

For more information, see www.designthinkingpsu.tumblr.com/goodideas

Questions? Contact Nicole Lavelle at nlavelle@pdx.edu.

Sophomores! This is you guys! Sign up for the mailing list to hear more about portfolio review this spring.
fogdpsu:

SIGN UP FOR THE MAILING LIST!

Sophomores! This is you guys! Sign up for the mailing list to hear more about portfolio review this spring.

fogdpsu:

SIGN UP FOR THE MAILING LIST!

Man oh man, we should all be so proud to be part of this amazing graphic design department.

Look at this video that student Ryan Bush made!

ryanjbush:

Finally finished up this short on the Adam R. Garcia workshop that went down a couple Fridays ago. Really fun guy to work with, and a welcome addition the already intimidating list of Portland Designers. 

Hope you like!

An Interview with Adam R. Garcia on Vimeo

ILLUSTRATING WITH T-SHIRTS!!!
lloydwinter:

Wow. Speechless.
Mr. Tee Art Print by Phil Jones | Society6 — #Lookwork

ILLUSTRATING WITH T-SHIRTS!!!

lloydwinter:

Wow. Speechless.

Mr. Tee Art Print by Phil Jones | Society6 — #Lookwork

People You Should Know: James Victore

James Victore believes “the best designs punch you in the gut or, at the very least, stop you in your tracks.” I really like his style so crude.

http://www.jamesvictore.com/

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