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Luke Dorman in TypeForce 8
Luke Dorman in TypeForce 8!

VCFA’s Luke Dorman has work in the STA exhibition TypeForce 8 in Chicago!

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Ian Lynam’s “There’s Chocolate in my Peanut Butter”

VCFA Co-chair Ian Lynam’s April 2016 lecture about the marketing orifices of creative capital, unmanned drone assassinations, Tokyo, and what graphic design is and *might* be.

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Luke Dorman: Classy!

VCFA’s Luke Dorman awarded in PRINT!

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Muita Animação by Noel Fischer and Hammer

A new book from Hammer!

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Kenneth FitzGerald’s “Singing the Surface”

Kenneth FitzGerald’s lecture about how graphic design should make you break out in song. With pictures.

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Scholarships at VCFA for the MFA inGraphic Design!
Scholarships!

So, you’ve been pondering this whole MFA thing and have been waiting for something big to pop up so that you’ll go for it, right?

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ALDRENA CORDER AT AIGA SC IN SHOW
Aldrena Corder IN Show!

We are very proud to announce that VCFA alumna Aldrena Corder’s thesis work was recently featured in the AIGA South Carolina IN Show 2016 contest and exhibition, their 21st competition!

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VCFA 2016 Book Drive Results

So folks, the results are in for the prize-winners for the 2016 VCFA Design Book Drive… and the winners are…

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Huh? #32: An interview with Oliver Klimpel

An interview with designer, writer, raconteur and educator Oliver Klimpel about design MacGuffins, fictionality, subculture and how we are all being entertained to death.

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VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Critique Guidelines
VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Critique Guidelines

For your contemplation…

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VCFA Graphic Design Book Drive 2016
The VCFA Graphic Design Book Drive 2016!

That’s right, folks—the time has come: the first ever VCFA Graphic Design Book Drive!!!

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Chronicling Design: Critical Observer

The fourth in a new series of essays by VCFA second year students from the recent workshop guest critic and designer Aaris Sherin. “Critical Observer” is by Heather Snyder-Quinn, Katherine Krcmarik, Gareth Fry and Samantha Flora.

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Chronicling Design: Writing Fear

The third in a new series of essays by VCFA second year students from the recent workshop guest critic and designer Aaris Sherin. “Writing Fear” is by Jeremey Forsberg, Edna Pedroza and Anna Spool.

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Writing in Professional Design or: How I Learned to Find Meaning and Love the Keyboard

The second in a new series of essays by VCFA second year students from the recent workshop guest critic and designer Aaris Sherin. “Writing in Professional Design or: How I Learned to Find Meaning and Love the Keyboard” is by Michael Berrell, Beth Adams and Daniel Cardenas.

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Chronicling Design: Activated Soul

The first in a new series of essays by VCFA second year students from the recent workshop guest critic and designer Aaris Sherin. “Activated Soul” is by Luke Dorman, Adam DelMarcelle and Rosemary Rae.

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