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BFA Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Review

May 9, 2016, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Location College Hall - 123
SponsorDepartment of Art and Design, College of the ArtsCostNo cost, open to the publicPosted InDepartment of Art and Design
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Monday, May 9th, Graphic Design seniors from the Department of Art and Design will be paid a special visit by two industry professionals, Anton Loukhnovets and Giles Dickerson to review their work.

As graduation seniors, the Graphic Design students will have the unique opportunity to receive criticism and feedback on their final projects. The working designers will offer seniors truly distinctive perspectives, providing discerning and insightful commentary on their work as graduates take the next step in their design careers.

Attend the BFA Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Review:

Monday, May 9th, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., College Hall, Room 123.

Read more about the visiting critics:

Anton Loukhnovets

"It was by pure accident that I became an editorial designer. New York Magazine needed an art assistant, and I just happened to pass the interview. It was 1995. Since then, I have worked at more than a dozen magazines, done countless redesigns, and designed and started seven magazines from scratch.  In recent years, I was art director at GQ (2003-2010), design director at W Magazine (2011-2012), Creative Director at Bloomberg Pursuits (2012-2014) and Design Director of Achtung Mode (currently). I also was a lead designer on the recent re-launch of NY Times Magazine, and I collaborated with them on a few special issues in 2015-2016. My work has been nominated and has received numerous awards from Society of Publication Designers, as well as ASME (American Society of Magazine editors), AIGA and other organizations.  But, honors aside, I love what I do. I love editorial design and love designing for print. It never gets old to take plain words and to give them an exciting visual presentation through photography, type, and architecture of the story.’'

Giles Dickerson

Giles Dickerson is a brand and product focused designer who primarily helps startups (as well as larger companies looking to think like startups) develop their brands and products, get funded and release themselves to market. With 22 years experience creating brands and digital products for businesses large and small, Giles has worked with businesses like Barneys New York, Dow Jones, AT&T, L.L.Bean and Walmart, but prefers now to focus his energy on small lean startup teams with big ideas. 

His operating philosophy is that graphic design is a single practice, a sum of its parts, and the fluid interaction between smart, thoughtful creative, and smart easy to use interactive products creates a cohesive foundation for companies to successfully launch their businesses. Simply put – “Good design is good business.”

Currently, he splits his time between his own clients, consulting as a design lead for agencies primarily in NYC and starting his own ventures, the latest being an electronic music school (https://knobtheory.com) as well as releasing his own music which you can hear on Soundcloud. His portfolio can be viewed at http://makeitjust.com. He’s also a father of two girls and enjoys cooking, archery, snowboarding, rock climbing and record collecting.