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Incredible Typographer Books

SDCC students explored various typographers influences, careers and work in this final assignment of Rosemary Rae’s Spring 2017 Typography 1 class. During the last three weeks of the semester, students researched an assigned typographer and developed an accordion book structure that complemented the research they compiled.

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San Diego City College Graphic Design Portfolio Class of 2017

The American Institute of Graphic Arts San Diego Portfolio Review is an annual event where students showcase their work in front of a panel of professionals and leaders from the design community. This year, under the leadership of professors Sean Bacon and Bradford Prairie, the San Diego City College Graphic Design 2017 Portfolio Class brought home 12 of the 14 awards, including First Place, Second Place, and Third Place Overall.

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How to Draw Golden Rectangle //Fibonacci Sequence

Hat’s off to Alumni Chris Do of Blind and the futur for this video about a math ratio found in nature that can be used to create amazing compositions in design. It’s historical roots go way back discovered, then rediscovered in history-the Golden Ratio, Golden Mean, The Golden Section, or the Greek letter Phi. The Egyptians used it to design the Great Pyramids and the Greeks used it for the proportions of the Parthenon. In the 1500’s it was called the Divine Proportion and Renaissance artists used it to drive the balance and beauty of their paintings and sculptures. You can learn more about this in page layout and portfolio classes at San Diego City College with Professors Sean Bacon and Bradford Prairie.

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Innovation and Design: Qualcomm and San Diego City College Graphic Design

Did you know that at San Diego City College Graphic Design we give intermediate and advanced students the opportunity to connect with industry partners? Did you know that at San Diego City College Graphic Design we give intermediate and advanced students the opportunity to connect with industry partners? Students get real world experience working with corporations in a hands-on collaboration while industry benefits from unique, blue sky solutions to specific design challenges.

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AIGA Y Design Conference San Diego: March 31 and April 1: Register Now!

Join AIGA San Diego for two days of stimulating speakers and participatory Thinkshops where you’ll be challenged with thought-provoking questions. We’ll provide a platform where you can engage in meaningful dialogue, learn from your peers, and define your own answers. At USD on March 31 and April 1, 2017.AMAZING SPEAKER LINE UP including Paula Scher and David Carson! To learn more and register visit: http://y-conference.com/y22/

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Welcome Spring 2017!

Get Involved and Get More out of your design education. Our AIGA San Diego City College is a great way to get to know our profession, make new friends and connect to the real world of design. Please join our group led by faculty advisor Min Choi in AH401 on February 1st. See you there and see you on campus!

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