Monthly Archives: April 2009

Informal Survey for the Course

April 27, 2009

Hello Class, As I mentioned in the last email, I would like your CONSTRUCTIVE feedback on the course. If you could post comments to the following four questions, it would be greatly appreciated. Also, don't feel you have to leave your real name or email address when posting your comments! What did you enjoy about … Read More

Your final exam due Monday May 4th between 11:20 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Here is the final exam and remaining weekly quizzes rolled into one. Email me the answers with "Art 428 Final Exam" in the subject line to This quiz will be due on Friday May 8th by 1:20 p.m. FYI: short answer really means short answer (one sentence or less). 3.2 + 3.4 WWII and … Read More

The Contemporary Context Paper Due Date

April 25, 2009

Hello Class, As I mentioned in the email last week, you have until Tuesday at April 28th at 9am to turn in your paper either via email or printing it out and slipping it under my door.

Understanding New Media for Friday

April 14, 2009

Hello Class, I want you to read the following article and watch the following video interview with Saul Bass for Friday.

Winterhouse Writing Awards

April 10, 2009

One piece of design writing could win you $1,000 The fourth annual Winterhouse Awards for Design Writing & Criticism will give one $1,000 Education Award to a student whose writing demonstrates the greatest evidence of eloquence, analysis, perspective, insight and original thinking that furthers a public understanding of design in contemporary culture. The education award … Read More

Art is Work: Milton Glaser

April 5, 2009

If one of the definitions we have concerning art is that it serves its public by reflecting and explaining the world at a particular moment in history, it is hard to believe that design does not serve in a similar way. In any case, the issue has become blurred since art currently seems mostly about … Read More