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In 2011, the Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) created the first low-residency MFA in graphic design. Matthew Monk, founding faculty member and academic dean, likens the design of the program to exploring uncharted territory: “An educational model and pedagogical approach like ours had never been attempted in the teaching of graphic design. But the …

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Over the past two years, I’ve seen more people talk about role-playing games (RPGs) than ever before – people inside and outside of my personal gaming sphere come together to play RPGs on the table, like Dungeons & …

It started as a gas station, has grown into abandoned toxic land, has been cleaned up, and will soon be reincarnated into a park suitable for tricycles. The gas station park, located at 4801 South Park Ave., has just transitioned into the ownership and operation of Metro Parks Tacoma, with a partially completed design development …

An art collector and social media pro, Susi Kenna has been involved in the art world in several capacities over the past 10 years. While Kenna is now Social Media Director for the David Zwirner Gallery after a long stint as Global Head of Social Media at Art Basel, she also garnered constant monitoring of …

Let’s just say if there was a Bible for icon designers, it would probably be this book by Michael Flarup. Entitled “The iOS App Icon Book,” this beautiful hardcover publication captures years of digital design, brought about by the advent of the App Store with the launch of the very first iPhone. Designer: Michael Flarup …

Remark In the previous Observer I mentioned that the main lesson to be learned from the city council’s initial district drawing exercise in 2015-2016 is that public input, even when there is general agreement, can be rejected and rationalized if the boundaries of the proposed district not suitable for a majority on City council. Current …

“In the world of civic projects, the first budget is really just a down payment,” he said. wrote in a guest journal column in 2013. “If people knew the real cost up front, nothing would ever get approved. The idea is to get started. Start digging a hole and make it so big that there …

Michael Wisner, “Gray Dovetail” Ceramic, 15 x 15 inchesAnn Korologos Gallery Michael Kessler, “Snowbanks 5”, mixed media on panel, 36 x 24 inchesAnn Korologos Gallery Ann Korologos gallery presents Nature motifs: Michael Kessler and Michael Wisner, a two-dimensional exhibition of artists exploring the architecture of surfaces through the abstract mixed media panels of Michael Kessler …

LOS ANGELES – As The Hammer Museum emerges from closure from last year’s pandemic, it has assembled a range of big names who it hopes will draw crowds to its campus down the street from the l ‘University of California at Los Angeles: Cézanne, Manet, Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec. And the Waters. It would be Alice Waters, …

The promoters of the project are also celebrating. They now have a framework for the infrastructure they want to build and have expressed a new level of confidence in the pursuit of an industry that has fueled Europe for years. So what will a new offshore wind industry mean for Australia? Where are plants likely …