"anti-designspiration" a visual inspiration site for everything non-trendy, shitty looking, real-authentic (not faux-thentic), actually informational, punk rock, diy, workhorse-genius, 3rd world, desperate, cheap-ass, and possibly stupidly-risky.
does this already exist and perhaps i just don't know about it?
For my internship at The New Programme, I was assigned to create the logo for the Rozarks in Rosedale. The Rozarks are natural biking/hiking trails, and are described as an "urban nature escape." The new logo will be placed around the trails acting similar to a national forrest trail sign.Read More
in the fall of 2013, my undergrad professor at missouri state university invited me to participate in an international poster exhibition he was organizing. titled "sarejevo 100", it is a collection of historical events from the past century of this storied city.Read More
my slides from "advocacy by design" delivered at the CASE [council for advancement and support of education] district VI conference, "power up" on january 14, 2013.
advocacy by design
Tyler Galloway, Associate Professor and Chair of Graphic Design at Kansas City Art Institute
How can graphic design serve as a catalyst to help colleges and universities advance their causes? In this session, Tyler Galloway, chair of graphic design at the Kansas City Art Institute, will discuss and show the power of graphic design in bringing about individual, social, and political change.
thanks to conference organizer andrew careaga for the invitation to speak!
through the process of creating my video series, i have decided that they, and other bike projects i'm developing, need to be encased in a larger brand – bike city kc. i envision this as encompassing most all things "bike" that the new programme undertakes, in terms of self-initiated work.Read More
designing social change by andrew shea
features two different kcai student projects.
design for the real world: human ecology and social change by victor papanek
citizen designer: perspectives on design responsibility edited by steven heller and veronique vienne
graphic agitation by liz mcquiston
blogs / websites
founded by two former kcai students and employing a recent kcai grad.
tons more stuff can be found in my delicious bookmarks. go crazy!
after my typical period of indecisiveness, a general direction has been established for this body of work. the direction includes a trait that i have noticed in the past year or two in my and my students' work – that one can often include many aspects of other ideas into a single direction.Read More