2018 Summer — Professor Emily Larned, Chair of SASD Graphic Design, was awarded by two distinguished organizations for her book, Our daily lives have to be a satisfaction in themselves.
The jury of the Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) annual competition awarded Larned a Gold Award for excellence, and the Richard Hess Spirit of Creativity Award. The Hess award was introduced in 1993 to recognize the single piece which best exemplifies innovation or excellence in concept or execution for the year of the CADC competition.
Our daily lives was selected by the jury of the Type Directors Club (TDC, New York) for the annual TDC communications and typography exhibition competition. The TDC competition draws entires from all over the world. Our daily lives will be included in Typography 64, the Annual of the Type Directors Club and will travel internationally with the exhibition throughout the world (the last stop for T64 will be, as ever, SASD@UB, in 2019).
Our daily lives have to be a satisfaction in themselves is a handmade book documenting 40 years of Bloodroot, the feminist vegetarian restaurant, bookstore, & radical lesbian work collective in Bridgeport, CT. Comprising personal-political essays by Selma Miriam & Noel Furie & many previously unpublished photographs by Noel, the book is Risograph printed, handsewn, 5.25 × 8 inches, 144 pages, edition of 200, $35.(EmilyLarned.com)