Graphic Design

Jim Kimak on Adobe CC

6:00 Mon 7 Mar 2016 ABC 407 — Jim Kimak (http://www.kimakdesign.com/) is a UB alum who makes “award-winning, immersive, site-specific visual and narrative murals and photographic installations.” Kimak will meet with students in Visual Organization II and Computer Applications to discuss how he uses the Adobe Creative Suite to make site-specific, award-winning public art.
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SASD GD at Odds & Ends, Yale Art Book Fair

Fri 11 Dec 2015 — Professors Karl Heine and Emily Larned had a table at the Odds & Ends art book fair at the Yale University Art Gallery, along with 10 UB SASD senior graphic design students. The seniors have each been making books as uncredited independent studies since October. The only other schools with tables were Yale and RISD.…
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SASD Graphic Design visits Anhui PT, China

May–June 2015 —Our time at Anhui Polytechnic University was extremely productive. As faculty we each taught a three week class. Huang Kai, President of the Design School at Anhui Polytechnic University was very pleased with the progress of the students during the three week classes, as well as the final student exhibit.The exchange program with the University exposed the students…
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SASD Wins at CADC 2015

Sat 25 Apr 2015 — At Saturday's Connecticut Art Directors Club (CADC) annual student conference, two SASD students took home half of the awards. SASD '16 Terrell Griffith (second from left, above) won the Portfolio Scholarship for Graphic Design, and SASD '15.5 Hacksung Lee (at far right, above) took home an Honorable Mention for Illustration. The 2015 Connecticut Art Director's…
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2015 Senior Exhibition We Design

Mon 20 Apr 2015 — Superselfie of the senior graphic design students at their BFA thesis exhibition, just before the reception in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, Arnold Bernhard Center (123 ABC) on the UB main campus. We Design will be on view during the spring and summer of 2015.
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We Design

4:30-7:30 Mon 20 Apr 2015 — Senior and Graduate students will present their graduation theses exhibition in the Schelfhaudt Gallery at a reception open to the public. Works are in the three SASD undergraduate programs: Graphic Design, BFA; Industrial Design, BS; Interior Design, BS; and in Design Management, Masters of Professional Studies will be on view. All students will be…
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2015 48-hour repack challenge top ten!

Tue 24 Mar 2015 — SASD junior graphic designers Terrell Griffith, Joe Giampaoli, Michael Christiano, and TJ Sallah submitted their Band+Aid repack concept, model (above), and video to the 2015 48 Hour Re-Pack Student Design Competition: SASD 48 Hour Re-pack » and placed in the top ten of all teams nationwide. Final top three will be revealed at the IoPP…
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AIGA: Brands for a Positive Change

Tue 10 Mar 2015 — Please join AIGA Brand Central and our hosts, the Design Management program at the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport for an evening of inspired conversation on brands doing great things in the world. We’ve put together a panel of branding thought leaders who will reveal their experiences with companies…
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Kickstart for SASD grad’s thesis

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
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JERRY KUYPER: The Forrest Gump of Design

6:00 Wed 18 Feb 2015 — Jerry has been referred to as the Forrest Gump of design. From the very start of his career, he migrated from one significant design school or firm to the next. He will speak on the lessons he learned along the way, from his education in Cincinnati and Basel, Switzerland through his work at Saul…
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