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Chronicling Design: An Introduction

Introducing a new series of essays by VCFA second year students from the recent workshop guest critic and designer Aaris Sherin.

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Edition Nice N°1 Magazine Launch

VCFA faculty Sereina Rothenberger and David Schatz of the design studio Hammer are launching a new publication, Edition Nice, in Zurich on November 6th. See more!

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VCFA alums go on a Road Trip!

Road Trip! is a new exhibition by VCFA Graphic Design alumni at The Coni Wolf Gallery, Marketview Arts in York Pennsylvania.

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Huh? #30: An interview with Paul Gehl

An interview with Paul Gehl, Curator Emeritus and former Custodian of the John M. Wing Foundation on the History of Printing at The Newberry Library in Chicago—a post he maintained for 29 years. VCFA’s Ian Lynam talks with Paul about curating, the library’s collections and design.

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Weddings

Time, space, design & discourse—an essay by Ian Lynam.

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Silas Munro’s “Picture in Pixel in Picture™”

Silas Munro’s speculative journey into the infinity mirror of films made for screens and screens made for film.

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The Fall Reading List for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design
The VCFA Graphic Design Fall 2016 Reading List

The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design faculty’s Fall 2016 Reading List — just in time to head back to school!

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Supplement: Tokyo

VCFA Co-Chair Ian Lynam is curating a new series of design, art and cultural production-focused series of talks in Tokyo called Supplement: Tokyo.

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Hands On Again, Hands Off Again

Advisor Silas Munro and Faculty Co-Chair Dave Peacock recently presented at TypeCon 2016 in Seattle. Their co-authored lecture, Hands On-Again, Off-Again: A Paradigm of Typographic Pedagogy in Hybrid Learning, offered a pedagogical model that highlights the unique opportunities available to students in a self-directed program.

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Aaris Sherin at VCFA for October 2016 Residency!

We are thrilled to announce our next Guest Critic/Design for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design October 2016 Residency!

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I Blame the Sun

Ian Lynam will be giving a lecture at the New York Type Directors Club on October 6th!

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Jon Sueda at VCFA!
Jon Sueda at VCFA for October Residency!

We are extraordinarily excited to announce that Jon Sueda will be joining us as Guest Critic/Designer for the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design October 2016 Residency!

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SOTA Typography Award Honors Fred Smeijers

This year’s SOTA Typography Award went to the fabulous Dutch type designer, says jury including VCFA Co-Chair Ian Lynam.

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Marisa Ten Brink: TypeCrit!

VCFA’s Marisa Ten Brink on staring down Carter, Downer and Kobayashi with one of her latest type designs.

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Huh? #32: An interview with David Karwan

LACMA Art Director and design writer David Karwan interviewed about his practice, inspirations, heroes and anti-heroes.

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