Design milk: an evening w argodesign

Posted on Apr 28, 2016 in Blog, Education, experience design

It’s fun to peak into another studio, see their presentation style (and templates) and hear them talk about their work. I paid particular attention to the style of typography, the sizing, formatting, choice of imagery and pacing of the story. Project brief, goals, methodology, research findings, solution, result. And also the content. Obviously. Mark Rolston […]

Case Study: Designing at Boarding School

My experience with a small international school in the NL started one cold November day in 2010. My husband (a teacher) was invited to have a chat about their opening in the English department and they hoped to recruit the pair of us as houseparents a struggling boarding house. Many discussions later, we agreed to […]

Is Art/Design School for me? Advice for prospective students

Posted on Dec 23, 2011 in Education, Mentorship, Strategy
Is Art/Design School for me? Advice for prospective students

A friend called me to ask about her daughter pursing a BFA in photography as a “major” change in her education. She’s unhappy with taking photojournalism at a liberal arts college and is “not a very good student”. Should she look into art school instead? she asks. I believe my answer to her is relevant […]

What if: America’s Top Graphic Designer

Posted on Dec 28, 2010 in community, design process, Education, Strategy

I’ve been catching up on my Project Runway (the season that happened while I was planning my wedding) and feeling quite inspired. Inspired that due to my youth, I’m more risk-tolerant and able to learn through failure. Thankful that I’ve been able to live my dream and go to school and be mentored under some […]