“Who’s Afraid of Machine Learning” Cards

Who’s Afraid of Machine Learning? This semester I created a set of cards to help design students explore the potential functionality of machine learning, while considering the ethical implications of

Accessibility + IBM Watson?

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.

The Unboxing: A Project with Sealed Air

In my Special Topics Studio this semester, NC State graphic design seniors worked with Sealed Air to reimagine the secondary packaging unboxing experience. As part of their user-centered research process,

Re-envisioning the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’s Acro Exhibition as an Autism Friendly Space

Last semester the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences asked NC State graphic designer seniors in my special topics studio to take on a complex problem. One of their key exhibitions—the Acrocanthosaurus Exhibition—was not

Digital Design Theory

Digital Design Theory is now available  My new book, Digital Design Theory: Essential Texts for the Graphic Designer, (Princeton Architectural Press 2016), bridges the gap between print design and interactive experience by examining

AIGA DEC Proposal for the AIGA National Board

For young graphic design students, the years spent in a classroom differ from their early years in a design studio—and that’s a good thing. Graphic Design educators craft student experiences

2014 Marks the Launch of the Augmented Reality Center

This year, the Miami University MFA in Experience Design joins with Computer Science to launch a new Miami Augmented Reality Center (ARC). The Center, the brainchild of Dr. Bo Brinkman, works to advance

A Visiting Lectureship with the Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Design Studio, Mainz, Germany

In November, I travelled to Mainz, Germany, to work with graduate students at the Gutenberg-Intermedia Masters Program at the University of Applied Sciences, (www.gutenberg-intermedia.de/en/). Each incoming graduate class in this program takes

Lolita Cover Exhibited in Brazil

In spring 2014 my Lolita cover will be included in a small exhibition in Brasilia, Brazil, at Galeria Ponto. The exhibition will profile 15-25 of the covers from John Bertram’s

The Lolita Cover Project

What designer doesn’t enjoy the challenge of creating a cover for Nabokov’s Lolita? Architect John Bertram contacted me last year to contribute to an anthology that he was editing entitled