This semester, the graphic design seniors at ECU were introduced to graphic design principles in motion and storytelling. Students were challenged to consider the element of time in their work effectively to communicate a message or idea. We surveyed a lot of sample work on […]
Design Activism and Impact in the Classroom: Presenting at CAA 2019 with Design Incubation Panel in New York
Last month, I presented work at the College Art Association (CAA) 2019 Conference in New York with the Design Incubation panel. My presentation reviewed a methodology, based on my research and design practice, called the ‘blended perspective’, that merges rigorous social impact assessment (SIA) guidelines […]
Design for Good: Students Work with Shelby County Health Department to Raise Awareness around the Opioid Crisis
Students at the Memphis College of Art designed campaigns for Shelby County Health Department to build awareness around the opioid addiction crisis in our community and help shift attitudes and behaviors around the stigmas of this addiction. Three campaigns were designed with all the campaigns […]
Loeb Properties has invested in a variety of art installations in Overton Square and would like to highlight these works by creating a public art walking tour. They have approached MCA to work with a team of students to design a “stroll” that celebrates and […]
In the fall of 2015, design faculty successfully introduced the new B.F.A. major in graphic design. The new program incorporates concepts of human-centered design, design process and implications, design research and strategy, UI/UX design, interactive media, motion, and web.
The second annual exhibition of the Intersections of Typography opened at Memphis College of Art in January. Students across many disciplines showcased work that highlighted typography as art form in 2D, 3D, analog and digital formats. The exhibition ran until February 2016 in the Lower Gallery […]
Clothing Food Shelter is a collaborative design research project between departments at the New York City College of Technology of The City University of New York in Brooklyn and the Memphis College of Art in Memphis, Tennessee conducted in the spring semester of 2015. Eight […]
This article will walk you through a series of video tutorials to show you how you can turn your print publication into an interactive e-book
60 Years of Rock and Roll is a collaborative student exhibition featuring work that celebrates the 60th anniversary of Rock and Roll at The Levitt Shell.
Students at Memphis College of Art worked really hard to create some lovely graphic design work over the course of the 2013-2014 Academic Year. In celebration of this hard work, I am sharing some of the completed project work from the fall and spring semesters. To a […]
Advertising Design and Sustainable Design Students Fight Gun Violence with Guerrilla Awareness Campaign
MCA’s Advertising Design and Sustainable Design collaborate to create an anti-gun violence campaign in Frayser community of Memphis