Design 4

Exhibition: Ryan McGinness: Geometric Primitives

Pace Primitive is pleased to present Geometric Primitives, a collaboration with Ryan McGinness. Geometric Primitives will be on view March 30-May 5, 2012, and an opening reception will be held … Continue reading

2012 March 30 · Leave a comment

Pictographs of food and ingredients by students of Design 4

According to Nigel Holmes, “One way we make information graphics is by using little pictograms as building blocks for entire illustrations. We each create our own personal visual languageā€“little bits … Continue reading

2012 March 6 · Leave a comment

Making sense of a Brand, an Identity and a Logo

I saw this nice article by designer Jacob Cass and since it talks about some of the very issues that we are about to tackle in our next project, I … Continue reading

2012 March 6 · Leave a comment

Illustrator Kate Bingaman-Burt

As we progress through the semester developing narrative designs, exploring our own visual vocabularies and building a design story for our projects, it is helpful for me to look at … Continue reading

2012 February 19 · 1 Comment

Symbols to help India vote.

More photos for an election in India Imagine that you have to design the ballots and voting materials for an election that serves a population of over a billion (1,189,172,906) … Continue reading

2012 February 12 · 1 Comment

Personal Iconography by Patricia Schoenbach

Personal Iconography. via Personal Iconography by Patricia Schoenbach.

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

Personal Pictograms by Cina Rosen

Project 1 – Pictogram FINAL PRODUCT. via Personal Pictograms by Cina Rosen.

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

Emotional Icons by Ashley Kimbrough

Emotion. Our first project in class explored creating a personal pictograph which explore key emotional states. Here is a wonderful example from Ashley Kimbrough, of her illustrative pictographic system that … Continue reading

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

inspiration: selfpictogram

Here is a great example of a pictograph posted by Sarah Lallemand. inspiration: selfpictogram.   via inspiration: selfpictogram.

2012 February 12 · Leave a comment

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This blog is for inspiration and education related to the Parsons Design 4 Information Design and Visualization course taught by Andrew Robinson. The objectives of this class are to help students in the Strategic Design Studies program to learn how to create effective information design as a tool for communication. Beauty in form and function, which communicates ideas effectively, is our goal.