Lecture and program review at LAU

I just returned from Lebanese American University, where I gave two lectures (one at each campus) and am writing up a program review. Thanks to everyone at LAU for an excellent few days … an opportunity to think about graphic design education and, in particular, its place in the Middle East. A photo posted by […]

“Design and Technics” lecture given at Univ. of Delaware

Thanks to the students and faculty for a great visit to the Art Department at the University of Delaware.

Lecture at CCA

I had a much needed snow break at the California College of the Arts this week. There I talked with students and faculty of the Graphic Design Department about how the web browser can be used as a general purpose design tool. Photo via CCA Facebook page

Lecturer at DesignWeekRI

I’ll be giving a 15-minute overview of my work in designing information, information systems and organizational systems. Three other speakers will be in attendance, followed by a panel with all of us. At Aurora in downtown Providence. Thursday, Sept. 25 from 4-6pm. More info at http://designweekri.com/events/

Lecture: “Data-driven design tools for the Web”

I will be giving a lecture as part of Brown University Library’s Digital Scholarship Lecture Series. I will show my work designing data-driven software systems for designers, educators and the general public. Thursday, Nov. 14, 5:30pm at Brown University’s Rockefeller Library —- Post Event From Brown University Library

Visiting Artist Scholar Lecture at Michigan State


Speaking at WordCamp Providence, Oct. 27

I’ll be lecturing on WordPress for Teachers on Saturday, October 27 at WordCamp Providence. I’ll share how I’ve been integrating WordPress as a classroom accessory at RISD. The talk will be about pedagogy, design and WordPress theme development. More information and registration information Video from the event:

“Designers on Design” at the RISD Museum of Art

Join me from 5:30 until 6pm, Thursday July 19, 2012 to discuss the timeless considerations of letter forms in a Greek carved stone tablet. More info Picture from the event (courtesy of the RISD Museum):

Moderating panel at “A Better World by Design” conference

I am moderating a panel this Sunday that includes top practitioners in the field of communication-based design: Julia Vasker from Hyperakt, Scott Stowell from Open, Lindsay Kinkade from Little Giant and Steve Duenes from The New York Times graphics department. The panel is part of the Brown and RISD student-run conference, “A Better World by […]

See an overview of Flatfile at Pecha Kucha Feb 23

I’ll be presenting 20 slides at 20 seconds a slide at AS220 on Feb. 23. Exact time to come. And February 24 is RISD Faculty Biennial, where you’ll see Flatfile in action as the unofficial catalog of the 205 works in the show.

Come see me on a panel at a RISD Alumni Lecture Series event on Oct. 27

RISD Alumni Lecture Series Ira Rakatansky ’42 ARCH Mentored by Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, RISD and Harvard Alumnus Ira Rakatansky’s architecture celebrated the best of the Modern movement. Join us for cocktails and conversation with Ira, RISD Architecture Head Lynnette Widder and Critic John Caserta, the co-editors of Ira Rakatansky: As Modern As Tomorrow, […]