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SASD Students Sweep Awards at ASID Competition

SASD Students Sweep Awards at ASID Competition

Design students from Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport were the big winners when they were awarded all but one prize at the American Society of Interior Designers CT (ASID) Student Design Competition. ASID CT invited design students to submit entries for two categories: Residential Design and Contract Design. In the Residential Design categories, students…
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Summer at SASD is Back

Summer at SASD is Back

Summer design classes at SASD are designed to help high school students enhance their creative skills and explore various art and design fields—from industrial design and architecture to graphic design and animation. The hands-on, team-based exercises are taught by the same leading art professionals who teach the undergraduate courses at SASD. Click here to learn more. Click here to apply.
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SASD Students Win CT Ad Club Billboard Competition

SASD Students Win CT Ad Club Billboard Competition

Two UB-SASD junior graphic design students won first and second places in the Advertising Club of Connecticut’s annual digital billboard competition, judged on Wednesday 27 February. Jose won First Place and $150 for his “Save a Pet” board, and Erika Ayala won Second and $50 for “Tweet About It”. Each student used their own pets as models. (And who could…
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SASD Student Wins Ad Club Award

SASD Student Wins Ad Club Award

Melissa Matos is the recipient of an award from the Advertising Club of Connecticut for her logo for the UB Music Department. The project was completed under the direction of Prof. Gary Munch. The brief was to typify the University of Bridgeport’s music program, a program within the School of Arts and Sciences. Ms Matos took a primarily typographic approach…
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Document Launch Party

Please join us to celebrate the publication of Document: Skins, the first issue of the SASD graphic design student magazine. Enjoy refreshments and pick up your free copy, or for $5 receive a copy of the special edition, wrapped in a letterpress printed poster. You can read more about the creation of Document: on Connecticut Creatives and on the students’…
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Vaughn Fender

Vaughn is a very talented designer and illustrator who loves making hand drawn lettering and zines. He works at small agency Taylor Design in Stamford, but also accepts many freelance assignments and creates self-initiated projects (including the art/design magazine Peculiar Bliss http://www.peculiarbliss.com/). As a rather-recent Hartford Art School graduate, Vaughn will offer our students insight on possible pathways after graduation.…
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SASD students offer fresh concepts for the Bridgeport library

SASD students offer fresh concepts for the Bridgeport library

During last semester SASD Interior Design students have been working under the direction of Professor Seung Park architect, developing concepts for the eventual renovation of a library wing. Part of this renovation is the introduction of a bank and a Cafeteria within the space. The exhibition of their work will be held during a reception on Thursday May 24 at…
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SASD Student Wins ASID Prize

SASD Student Wins ASID Prize

The ASID Chalengel was to design an exhibit for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland to commemorate an artist who has passed away. The competition was sponsored by ASID and Fabulous Floors Magazine. Danielle Anderson entry featured an exhibit for Ray Charles that was selected as the winning entry for which she will receive an award…
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CADC Student Conference comes to SASD

CADC Student Conference comes to SASD

The Connecticut Directors Art Club is proud to present the 2012 Student Conference and Scholarship Competition for students in visual communications, graphic design, new media, illustration, and photography programs. It is a fantastic opportunity for students to hear real-life perspectives on creative careers. The Conference features five 30 minute presentations from leading design professionals offering advice and inspiration. Topics will…
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