A Blended Perspective: A Publication in the Scholarly Journal, Dialectic, AIGA Design Educators Community

The Blended Perspective refers to a process that I have developed for my research and teaching that helps designers assess their work in terms of social impact by incorporating key principles and processes of community engagement and social impact assessment derived from the social sciences.

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Citizen Makers Workshop at the 20th Anniversary National Gathering of Imagining America

I presented and ran a new engagement workshop with conference attendees titled Citizen Makers in Community Design Intervention + Action at the Imagining America 20th Anniversary National Conference this fall in Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 18-20, 2019. This collaborative and interactive workshop introduces participants to a citizen-inclusive design process that applies an open, participatory model…

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Silver Award in Environmental Graphics Category: Tenn Show 2012

Although I arrived in Knoxville late last night and missed the majority of the awards ceremony, I was able to accept my 2nd place award for the Environmental Design category for Communication Design before they closed the doors for the evening.

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Graphic Design Thinking: Beyond Brainstorming, Review

An AIGA lecture led by Ellen Lupton and some of her graduate students at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and book overview.

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AIGA’s Ink & Drink Event cultivates New T-shirt Designs in Fun, Relaxed Environment

A couple weeks ago I went out to the Printmaker’s Studio in Atlanta to design some T-shirts and mingle with other designers in town.

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