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The VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Program Blog

Huh? #14: An interview with Manuel Krebs of NORM

VCFA Chair Ian Lynam chops it up, both literally and figuratively, with Manuel Krebs of the Swiss graphic design studio Norm.

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Kit of Parts by Ian Lynam
Kit of Parts

VCFA MFA in Graphic Design Chair Ian Lynam is about to have an exhibition titled Kit of Parts in Tokyo. The exhibition is also a launch for his new book, Parting It Out.

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Graphic Design Women
Process: Lisa Williams’ Graphic Design Women

A look at Lisa Williams’ new website Graphic Design Women and her recent interview with Nikki Juen.

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Huh? #13: A not-micro-interview with Aaron Winters

An interview with VCFA alumnus and practicing designer, writer and design educator Aaron Winters about school, after school, music and life. Includes intensely long reading list!

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Natalia Ilyin - On Shooting Butterflies
On Shooting Butterflies

VCFA faculty member Natalia Ilyin on life, death and living.

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Huh? #12: A micro-interview with Louise Sandhaus

An interview with Louise Sandhaus, designer, design educator and author of Earthquakes, Mudslides, Fires & Riots: California and Graphic Design, 1936-1986, one of the absolute best books about graphic design lately.

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Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton's design for Krewe
Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton on Krewe #3!

This past May, VCFA faculty member Tasheka Arceneaux-Sutton finished designing the third volume of Krewe magazine, which includes articles written by students from a journalism class at Tulane University and high school students from Sci High. All articles are about New Orleans, with a range of topics from female DJs, to gentrification, to kids maintaining a farm to the history of Voodoo. Krewe comes out at the end of every spring and fall semester.

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Huh? #11: A micro-interview with Jens Gehlhaar

The 11th installment of VFCA’s interview series with Creative Director, Film Director and Type Designer Jens Gehlhaar!

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Campbell McKeogh's Image-making
Process: Campbell McKeogh

A look at the messy, yet detailed process of VCFA MFA in Graphic Design student Campbell McKeogh’s imagemaking process!

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Ian Lynam Design for Adobe Typekit
Ian Lynam Design finishes new project for Adobe

Chair Ian Lynam’s multidisciplinary design studio has just launched a new project for Adobe’s Typekit webfont service.

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Randy Nakamura VCFA
Huh? #10: A micro-interview with Randy Nakamura

An interview with design critic and essayist Randy Nakamura about the state of graphic design today, design theory having hit a brick wall and, of course, feral cats.

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VCFA at Otis Design Week
VCFA at OTIS Design Week

VCFA alumnus Aaron Winters and MFA candidate Michael Scaringe will be participating in Otis College of Art and Design MFA Graphic Design Program’s 5th annual Design Week from June 21-27, 2015. They will be giving a public presentation on June 21, highlighting their experiences at VCFA in the MFA in Graphic Design Program.

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Five years of guests at VCFA's MFA in Graphic Design Program!
VCFA MFA Graphic Design Guest Designers 2011-2015: The First Five Years

One of the things that really makes VCFA’s low residency program so exciting are the amazing individuals and teams that we have invited to the school to participate in our April and October residencies. As VCFA’s MFA in Graphic Design program has turned five years old, we thought we’d share with you a a roll call of the amazing creatives we’ve had visit the program and participate in lectures, workshops, critiques, guest teaching, and other activities. Check out who has joined us in lovely Montpelier, Vermont previously!

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Huh? #9: A micro-interview with Rick Poynor

An interview with writer, critic, lecturer and curator Rick Poynor, founder of Eye Magazine and co-founder of Design Observer. Within, they chat about where design writing, photography, and speculative futures.

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Bethany Koby at MakerCon
Bethany Koby interviewed at MakerCon!

A video interview with VCFA faculty Bethany Koby about the relationship between young people and technology! Check it out!

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