SVA Alumni Make Their Voices Heard at AIGA’s ‘Dog and Pony’

SVA Alumni Make Their Voices Heard at AIGA’s ‘Dog and Pony’

July 29, 2014

On June 11, the New York chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, hosted “My Dog and Pony: Fresh Blood,” its fifth annual showcase of notable thesis projects by graduates from top design programs in the Northeast. Each graduate was given five minutes to present his or her thesis to an industry audience. Among the 12 participants, four were SVA alumni, making the College the most-represented school in the forum. Their projects all concerned current social and political issues—including immigration, student-loan debt and how we eat today.  Continue Reading…

SVA Subway Posters Take Center Stage at European Design Forum

SVA Subway Posters Take Center Stage at European Design Forum

July 25, 2014

Named European Cultural Capital in 2013, the southern French port city of Marseille has long been a crossroads for arts and cultures from the East and West, Africa and Europe. So it was a fitting locale for the traveling exhibition of SVA subway posters, “Underground Images,” which was on view this month as part of a weeklong exploration of ethics in design and artistic influence on a global scale.

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‘Platform’ Offers Critical Perspective on NYC Landmarks

‘Platform’ Offers Critical Perspective on NYC Landmarks

July 23, 2014

The 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair held at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, this year sparked new debate about the future of the iconic New York State Pavilion. It’s one of four sites around New York city explored in Platform Project 2014, a collaborative broadsheet authored by 21 SVA Design Research and Writing Summer Intensive participants, with critic-editor-curator Mimi Zeiger (@loudpaper) and designer Neil Donnelly.

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