Italian by Design

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 the renovation of the Hotel…
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ConnCreatives Breakfast Breakthrough Lecture — Lost in Translation: Aligning Strategy & Design To Win and Keep More Clients

Lost in Translation: Aligning Strategy & Design To Win and Keep More Clients October 25, 2011 7:30 – 9:30 am SASD at the Arnold Bernhard Center , University of Bridgeport Free Admission In the first installment in the ConnCreatives Breakfast Breakthrough series, presenter Amy Perry will talk about the link that strategy plays in aligning client business goals with great…
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SASD Industrial Design student wins Grand Prize at New York International Auto Show

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, which was held at the…
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2010: SASD junior Diego Moreno Received an Honorable Mention at the PAVE the Way 3D Challenge

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. PAVE’s Education Committee this year…
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2010: SASD Student, Abigail Zambon, cited in the Connecticut legislature’s annual College Academic Day

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 the State Capitol Building.
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2009: Student Health Services Center Poster Campaign

Students of the Junior graphic design studio designed series of posters for the UB Student Health Center. Taking top prizes were Jillmon Selevarajan, for his Prevent STDs series; Daniel Walsh, for his Fight the Flu series; and Ravin Iasiello, for her Prevent STDs series. The posters will be produced and placed on campus in prominent locations. Prizes of 50 and…
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2009: Five SASD Students Honored at the Connecticut Advertising Club Awards

Abigail Zambon, Graphic DesignJunior Graphic Design major Abigail Zambon won the prestigious Connecticut Art Director’s Club’s Student Prize of $500 in Illustration. Anna Gitelman, Graphic DesignSophomore Anna Gitelman received the prestigious Pencil award from the Ad Clubof Connecticut.for her Bogatá magazine layout design Senad Ibrahimbegovic, Graphic DesignSophomore Senad Ibrahimbegovic received an award for his magazine layout design from the Ad…
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