What Does That Say? A Low Vision Design Workshop at Drake

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.

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

How might designers create data visualizations for low-vision users?

How might designers create data visualizations for low-vision users? Undergraduate graphic design students at NC State University collaborated with SAS Analytics to answer this question as they explored how SAS

Fast Co.Design Features an Essay from Digital Design Theory!

Yay! Fast Co. Design explored the Post Human as they profiled Haakon Faste’s essay from my new book Digital Design Theory. Thanks Fast Co! Wake up people: “A Post-Human World is Coming.”

NCSU Graphic Design Summer Studio 2016

This month I taught the NCSU Design Lab Graphic Design Summer Studio. This week-long immersive experience introduces high school students to the glories of graphic design. Over the course of

VR Prototyping at Moogfest 2016

Dr. Derek Ham and I lead a Virtual Reality Prototyping Workshop at Moogfest this spring. Using VR to prototype for the real world?? Think again. Let’s use the real world

Recent Interview on Desktop Mag Exploring the Context of Digital Design Theory

Want to hear more about the thinking behind Digital Design Theory? Desktop ran an interview. Check it out.

Digital Design Theory: June 2016

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

The Digital Textbook

Below are slides from a presentation that I gave at the 2016 CAA Conference in D.C. I encourage design students to work with educators to re-envision print textbooks as digital

Designing an Intelligent, Self-Learning Data Management System: A SAS Collaboration

Designing an Intelligent, Self-Learning Data Management System: A SAS Collaboration NCSU graphic design seniors collaborated with SAS last semester on a 9-week project. The design challenge: design the user experience