How can we use computation to augment our mental abilities? This was Vannevar Bush’s query in 1945 when he wrote “As We May Think.” Two of his ideas: the Memex: (also
The AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC) set aside time during the fall to collect data around the needs of design educators and better articulate the value proposition of the DEC.
What’s machine learning and what can designers do with it? The NCSU 1st year Masters of Graphic Design Studio took on just this question over the course of the semester.
Last week I lead a UX design workshop with the University of Georgia’s Graphic Design Program. We explored what it means to apply UX methods to understand user needs and
This fall, the NC State graphic design junior studio spent two weeks collaborating with the SAS accessibility team. The goal: remove barriers to independent personal mobility for people with visual
In my Special Topics Studio this semester, NC State graphic design seniors work with Sealed Air to reimagine the secondary packaging unboxing experience. I can’t show you the final work—hi
This week, Alexandra Grossi (NCSU MGD ’17) and I travelled to Yerkes Observatory in Wisconsin. There we met with a team of researchers and educators committed to making the study
In certain areas of the world, one-of-a-kind hand-lettered signs are still used to communicate goods and services. As noted by Molly Woodward, creator of the digital archive and community-based initiative,
Interested in designing user interfaces for virtual reality? Take a look at my recent Design Observer article on the topic, written with NCSU senior graphic design major, Madeline Bone. In-world,
Last week I traveled to Des Moines to work with graphic design students at Drake University. We spent two days discussing, concepting, prototyping and testing data visualizations for low vision users.