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

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 she will receive an award…
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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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SASD students win ParkFest Furniture-Design Competition

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 more than two dozen teams,…
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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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