7:00pm Fri 6 Feb 2015 — Twenty Industrial Design students took ABC for the weekend to accept the Repack Challenge. In 48 hours, they had to brainstorm, plan, design, and produce an new and innovative package for commercial products. The Challenge is an annual, nation-wide event with potential prizes going to the teams with the
Sat 31 Jan 2015 — SASD graphic design grad Kevin Corrado built a kickstart page for his thesis project, “Fourteen” a book of work by international photographers. The book is planned to be printed locally, in full color, and then hand-bound in folded signatures using the Coptic technique of sewing books. See the full
Wed 4 Feb 2015 — SASD juniors took part in a flash (literally, really) workshop with counterparts from Chosun University in SASD’s studios. Students used Arduino and LED components to make indicators that can be built into wearable items such as shirts,jackets, or hats. Irving Heredia gets profiled in depth, with more on the workshop,
Wed 18 Jan 2015 — SASD goes Social! Connect with SASD on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to stay updated on latest happenings. Join in the conversation with fellow students, get access to useful articles related to design and upcoming competitions that you could enter and win!
UPDATE: Dale is featured in the University’s Knightlines alumni magazine — see and read a PDF about his experience with PENSOLE! Fri 18 July 2014 — Dale Shepard will study athletic footwear design in Portland Oregon on scholarship at the PENSOLE World Sneaker Championship from Monday 21 July to Friday 15 August 2014. The design
Wed 20 Aug 2014 — Two SASD graphic design students, sophomore (now junior) Terrell Griffith and senior (now graduated) Jake Cummings, won honors in the third annual Above the Fold Student Web Design Competition. | in new window » Held annually, AFSWDC honors students whose achievements in designing for the Web go beyond the basics
Tue 29 July 2014 — Vanessa Strubbe, a senior Industrial Design student at SASD, is helping make a difference and the NYTimes noticed. She’s working with a team to invent new and inexpensive ways to give growing but disabled children furniture that they can use to meet their peers at eye level or to supplement
16–19 May 2014 NYCxDESIGN in NYC — SASD Industrial Design seniors, Kelsey Day, Mackenzie Day and Carmine Esposito and alumni David Clarkin and Evan Anderson, joined by junior Geoffrey Perman, exhibited their best work this year at Wanted Design 2014.More » WantedDesign is a premier creative destination for the international design community during NYCxDESIGN in
Three SASD junior graphic design students took prizes at the CADC (Connecticut Art Directors Club) annual portfolio meet on Saturday 20 April 2013. The annual event draws design students from all over Connecticut for a day of reviews, talks by working professionals, networking, and lunch. Both Jake Cummings and Kazuha Canak got honorable mention for
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
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
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
SASD graphic design student, Kevin Corrado won a Silver and an Excellence award for the two photos seen here in the Connecticut Art Directors Club Annual Awards show.
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
The ASID Challenge 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
Two teams of student designers from the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport have won ParkFEST Furniture Design Competition by creating outdoor seating and other structures that will be used by the City of New Haven park system. Sean Evelich and Josh Sikora, both 19-year-old industrial design majors, beat out
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It was, by all accounts, l’estate perfetta — the perfect summer — for Shintaro Akatsu School of Design students Carla Chavez, Gladys Erazzo, and Elizabeth Kohler, who studied at the much-celebrated Istituto Superiore di Architettura e Design (Institute of Architecture and Design) in Italy. The three interior design majors were assigned to develop plans for
A Shintaro Akatsu School of Design student from the University of Bridgeport (UB) captured the $4,000 Grand Prize at the 2011 World Traffic Safety Symposium Competition at the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) International Auto Show. The World Traffic Safety Symposium is a featured event at the annual New York International Automobile Show,
Interior Design Senior Laura Kochan received a Certificate of Excellence in the Spring 2010 Yale. R. Burge Portfolio Competition. The competition is an ASID National Portfolio Competition.
More than 100 college students enrolled in store design, interior design,visual merchandising, and industrial design programs across the United States submitted designs to the highly competitive PAVE Challenge. Interior Design student Moreno was among just 12 finalists who qualified for the final rounds of the competition, which was held from March 10-12 in Las Vegas.
Jihyun Park, Graphic Design exchange student from Korea, was awarded an honorable mention at the CADC (Connecticut Art Directors Club) Student Conference for having an outstanding portfolio.
For her academic achievement, UB chose Abigail Zambon, senior in Graphic Design, for citation in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day. She and students from colleges and universities throughout Connecticut were presented with certificates and were introduced to the House of Representatives as “Connecticut’s next leaders” by Rep. Richard Roy in a ceremony in
Students of the Junior and Senior graphic design and Illustration studios designed letterforms for the NEA Big Read exhibiton, Art of Deception in honor of this year’s book, The Maltese Falcon by Dashiel Hammett. The works were exhibited in the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport.