Type Specimen Poster: How to Begin to Imagine an Interactive Experience for a Poster Design

With the uncertainty of available resources for large-format printing, we introduced a new assignment, the interactive type specimen poster. This project included a hands-on prototyping activity to conceptualize the visual design, layout, and interactive features of the interactive poster.

Students create video demonstrations of unique mobile apps designed to engage community

Students designed digital products for mobile application that add and expand on Greenville’s sense of place through additional programming (or activity). Students chose a local partner to work with and defined unique goals based on the needs of their partner as well as the end user of their application

Active Voice: Students create campaigns about social justice, diversity, anti-racism, and equity.

Access to Healthcare Campaign by Chelsea Davis. Seeks to shift behaviors and attitudes towards equity in healthcare sectors. Graphic design and visual communication can be a powerful tool to affect change, shape culture, and persuade opinions and actions of audiences across social, cultural, economic, and/or political circumstances. This project introduces students to graphic design as…… Continue reading Active Voice: Students create campaigns about social justice, diversity, anti-racism, and equity.

Art, Technology, and Collaboration: A Robot Drawing Workshop with the Pitt Pirates Robotics Team

The Pitt Pirates Robotics Team (PPR) participated in a two-day workshop to learn about and build drawing robots. The drawing robots are tools with basic moving capabilities (forward, backward, right, and left) that draw on a large canvas via a web browser interface. The students from PPR were highly engaged with the technology and system…… Continue reading Art, Technology, and Collaboration: A Robot Drawing Workshop with the Pitt Pirates Robotics Team