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023. Redesigning HERstory: Women of Graphic Design History, with Amanda Horton (S3E1)

Amanda Horton, MFA, is a Professor in the Department of Design at the University of Central Oklahoma, in Edmond, Oklahoma. Amanda (Mandy) Horton teaches graphic design history, theory and criticism classes, has developed multiple courses on design history, including an award-winning online History of Graphic Design course and is director of the Design History minor…

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016. Research from Student to Graphic Design Career, with Brandon Garn (S1E8)

Brandon Garn is a Mixed Media Artist and Graphic Designer. Brandon graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts from Indiana University. He is transitioning from the creative team at Sweetwater Sound in Fort Wayne, Indiana to the strategic creative team at Levitate, a strategic communications agency. Brandon loves playing guitar, taking on freelance work, helping…

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015. Defining Your Personal Narrative in Your Research, with Marius Valdes (S1E7)

Marius Valdes is an artist currently based in Columbia, South Carolina. He is an Associate Professor in studio art concentrating on design and illustration at The University of South Carolina. He lives in Forest Acres, South Carolina with his wife Beth, daughter Emma, and very lazy but adorable dog, Mary. Valdes received his BFA in…

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014. Applying Biomimicry to Design Research, with Michelle Fehler (S1E6)

Michelle Fehler is a Biomimicry Professional and a Visual Communication Designer who is passionate about connecting Nature’s strategies to design. Her goal is to enable designers to tap into this vast database of inspiration in order to find innovative and creative solutions. Her research focuses on defining a life-centered design thinking methodology that allows the…

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013. Informed by the Things Around Us: with Meena Khalili (S1E5)

MEENA KHALILI is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Visual Art + Design, Meena holds a BFA in Illustration and an MFA in Visual Communication + Graphic Design from VCUarts and currently serves on the AIGA Design Educators Community National Steering Committee. Meena is the recipient of the 2019 National…

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012. Research Doesn’t Have to be Book Research: with Helen Zughaib (S1E4)

Helen Zughaib was born in Beirut, Lebanon, living mostly in the Middle East and Europe before coming to the United States to study art at Syracuse University, earning her BFA from the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Helen currently lives in Washington, DC, and works full-time as an artist. She paints primarily in gouache…

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011. Environmentally Sound Research: with Eric Benson (S1E3)

Eric Benson was born in Arizona and raised in Mid-Michigan where he later received his BFA in graphic and industrial design from the University of Michigan in 1998. He worked professionally as a UI/UX designer at Razorfish and Texas Instruments before he received his MFA in design from the University of Texas at Austin in…

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010. The Community & Network of Research: with Meaghan Dee (S1E2)

Meaghan Dee is a dog-loving typography nerd, who is both a practicing graphic designer and an educator. Currently, she serves as Chair for the Graphic Design program at Virginia Tech And co-chair of the AIGA National Design Educators Committee. Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Meaghan worked professionally as a designer for the Architecture and Design…

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009. A New Kind of Design: with Herb Vincent Peterson (S1E1)

Herb Vincent Peterson is an award-winning multidisciplinary creative director, design researcher, and educator with experience in strategic branding and social design practices. After a career working with global brand giants (Gap, Old Navy, GM, and Urban Outfitters) Peterson realigned his practice to focus solely on socially engaged organizations. Peterson’s research lies at the intersection of…

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