Packaging comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes. As spring arrives at Miami with colorful blooms and warmer temperatures, students in Graphic Design celebrated last week by painting eggs and decorating cookies in the studio. Designers got crafty with their eggs using not only dyes, but also paints, sharpies, tape, and glitter. The result […]
This March the Miami Graphic Design Program launched a tradition: a unique custom studio mug for each of our majors. Graduate student Vanessa Graham made the hundred plus commissioned mugs. At our annual welcome party for new majors, each design major was matched to a mug using a random number system. Faculty member Erin Beckloff […]
Please join us this Friday, April 11, 6:00-9:00 pm, for the opening of the Miami Design Best of Class Exhibition at Brazee Street Studios. If you can’t make the opening, the show will be up from April 11-May 2. gallery One One, Brazee Street Studios 4426 Brazee St, Cincinnati, OH 45209 In addition to the […]
Each year we invite professional designers to inspire and critique senior graphic design thesis work. Spring semester began with a visit from Victor Saad, writer of the Leap Year Project and the founder of Experience Institute, who led an empathy building workshop with seniors. Next up was Liz Gilmore, a senior designer from Facebook—and a Miami Design alum. Liz […]
We are excited to announce this year’s Best of Class Exhibition will be held both on campus and for the first time ever, in Cincinnati. If you are in the Oxford area (or would like to make the trip), come out and see the excellent work our students have been producing. And if you’d rather […]
Designing starts with listening. Whether a client is a multinational corporation or a sole-proprietorship, gaining insights into others’ needs through empathy can lead to the design of relevant and effective outcomes. Last week, Victor Saad, writer of the Leap Year Project and the founder of Experience Institute and Graphic Designer, designer Jennifer Bachelder facilitated a […]
Here at Miami University, we are busy designing a studio space for our brand new MFA in Experience Design. Collaboratively offered by Graphic Design and Interactive Media Studies, this degree stands at the intersection of design and technology—a position that we particularly enjoy. If you are a creative who wants to expand your understanding of […]
HERE AT MIAMI, WE TRANSFORM KIDS WITH A CREATIVE BENT INTO DESIGN THINKERS.In our close knit classrooms, students learn to channel creative passion into problem-solving visual solutions. Branding, editorial design, environmental design, collateral development, interactive sites and installations—through classroom exercises and real world projects our students develop the skills needed to thrive as professional creatives.
On this site, we share a little bit of ourselves through the projects that we undertake. Take a look to discover the benefits of a focused graphic design curriculum supported by a well-rounded liberal arts education.
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A Sampling of Alums
Ryan Kalus (2010)
Designer at Razorfish, NYC | We handle all US digital for Mercedes-Benz and Ford Motors.
Jinghang Huang (2012)
Grad Student in the MFA program at Parsons, NYC Parsons
Kristen Yagley (2012)
User interface designer at the Chicago Tribune . I am the lead designer on a tablet app that aggregates Tribune-owned news sources, as well as any user selected outside feeds.
Co-Founder of Plutonika Design.We specialize in Packaging, Point-of-Sale Design and Corporate Design.
Zach Lansdale (2011)
Sr. Designer at VaynerMedia in NYC. I literally live in Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, SocialCam, Instagram, Tumblr, Google+, and Emerging Technology. We help top brands best leverage their social presence.
Jen Rezac (2012)
Independent contractor at CSK group in Colorado Springs. CSK is a small strategic marketing and branding firm.
Ryan Davidson (2011)
Creative Technologist at DesignKtchen in Chicago. rkdavidson.com
Taylor Brinkman (2011)
Designer at DesignKitchen, Chicago taylorbrinkman.net
Partner of Ginkgo Creative. My work is mostly print work - brochures, identity, branding, newsletters, publications, etc. I've recently started designing window designs and interior vinyl wall art for businesses.
Creative Director for Joyus, a new online video ecommerce site based in San Francisco. I oversee the brand vision, all of the content creation (video, social, editorial) and site design. joyus.com/