12 Mar 19
Nolte's Bridal

One of my total joys is the challenge of making something happen in an arena where it never has been done before. Such was the case for the wedding featured in March issue of “435 Magazine” that I created for Alex and Loren. Staged in central Missouri on their two families’ farms…weather was always a […]

26 Feb 19

Design and the Social Sciences : Making Connections Escrito e editado por Jorge Frascara Sinopse: “The social sciences have a distinctive contribution to make to the understanding and handling of design issues, both in product and systems design and in the design of the built environment. The role of cognitive psychology, particularly ergonomics, to the […]

24 Jan 19
Racing de Alma

Dueño de una vida en celeste y blanco, Alberto Bernardino Ohaco fue una de las primeras glorias que pasaron por Racing en 115 años. En el siguiente informe histórico de Racing de Alma repasamos quién fue y la forma particular en la que salía en todas las fotografías previas a los partidos. Dichosos sean aquellos […]

11 Dec 18
Carly USW Graphic Communication

  Surveys are an effective form of collecting quantitative and qualitative data. A survey can be composed of many questions, to which responses can be closed yes/no answers or open-ended. Online tools such as Survey Monkey or Google Forms may be utilised to issue surveys, in order to gather as many responses as possible from […]

14 Nov 18

Poster Talk | Jorge Frascara | 2018

09 Nov 18
07 Oct 18

The Dimensions of Graphic Design: Fine Art, Crafts, or Social Science?   It was delight to see the exhibition in the Pratt Manhattan Gallery called Albers, Lustig Cohen, Tissi, 1958-2018. Since this period of time – 1958 to 2018 – was of importance of the development of graphic design, the exhibition provided an extraordinary opportunity […]

07 Oct 18

The Roles of the Curator and the Audience in the Gallery: Education and Measurements of Graphic Design   In the exhibition in the Pratt gallery, the curator emphasized in the introduction of the exhibition that us, designers and artists, should get our hands dirty and begin to make things. However, as an audience, I didn’t […]

11 Sep 18
CDES 3222

I felt that the following quote from the reading helped me to better understand the path that the Design Research Methods class is taking. Jorge Frascara, a professor of visual communication design at the University of Alberta, Canada says: “To design the research method and to design the design method are tasks of a higher […]

10 Sep 18

Design theorists readings Armstrong, H (2009) Graphic Design Theory: Reading from the Field New York: Princeton Architectural Press   Barab, S & Squire, K 2004, ‘Design-Based Research: Putting a Stake in the Ground’ The Journal of the Learning Sciences, vol.13, no1, pp 1-14 Barab, S, Thoma,  Dodge, T, Squire, K & Marked, N 2004, ‘Critical Design […]

23 Aug 18
A Dig. Lit. Blog

If digital inclusion is a human right (Human Rights Council, 2016), then access to digital media matters. It can be said that digital media is ‘nothing’ without its users (Srauy 2015, p. 2). The online participation of these users is thus vital to the fundamental functions of digital media – and so the online space […]

15 Jul 18
Mundo Textos

Vaya el aburrimiento de la ola para la gaviota que vuela vaya el oleaje rugiente para la pluma que flota. Deje atras los trabajos deje atras los altibajos; ya lei a todos los intelectuales que en libros dejaron sus trabajos. Ya deje tambien mis escritos en forma de paginas electronicas estaran ahora leyendolas quienes las […]