Egg-sellent Design

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 […]

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Mug Match: A New Miami Graphic Design Tradition

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 […]

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Come One, Come All to the Best Of Class Exhibition at Brazee Street

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 […]

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Visiting Designers 2014: Victor Saad, Liz Gilmore and Mike Weikert

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 […]

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Best of Class 2014 Exhibitions

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 […]

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Empathy Building with Victor Saad

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 […]

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Apply Now for the New Miami MFA in Experience Design

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 […]

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