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031. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Nina Stoessinger (S3E9)

Nina Stoessinger is a Senior Typeface Designer at Frere-Jones Type in Brooklyn. She also teaches type design at Yale School of Art, and previously served on the Board of Directors of the Type Directors Club where she chaired the 22nd TDC Typeface Design Competition. Originally from Switzerland, Nina graduated in multi-media design from Burg Giebichenstein University…

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030. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Gail Anderson (S3E8)

Gail Anderson is a New York-based designer, writer, and educator. She teaches in the School of Visual Arts MFA, undergraduate, and high school design programs, Director of SVA Visual Arts Press, and has served on the advisory boards for Adobe Partners by Design and the Society of Publication Designers. Anderson is the recipient of the…

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029. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Aggie Toppins (S3E7)

Aggie Toppins is an Associate Professor and Chair of Undergraduate Communication Design at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. Previously, Toppins taught at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where, for two years, she served as the first female Department Head in Art. Through her studio…

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028. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Libby Meggs & Elizabeth Meggs (S3E6)

Libby Phillips Meggs earned a BFA in art and design from Virginia Commonwealth University. She worked as an advertising art director, then went on to become a freelance graphic designer and illustrator. From childhood, Libby made up stories and illustrated them for her own amusement, finally seeing her dreams become real with the publication of…

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027. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Naoma Serna-Zahn (S3E5)

NAOMA SERNA-ZAHN is foundHER and creative director of Nuevo Studio in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Naoma is a multi-award winning Graphic Designer, originally from Mexico. Moving here for university, she received a B.A. in French Literature and Culture as well as a B.F.A. in Graphic Design the School of Design at the University of Central Oklahoma.…

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026. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Bryony Gomez-Palacio & Armin Vit (S3E4)

Bryony Gomez-Palacio, born and raised in Mexico City, is a graphic designer and writer now living in Bloomington, IN. She is co-founder of UnderConsideration—a graphic design firm and publishing enterprise all rolled into one—where she manages the behind-the-scenes of the online network comprised of Brand New, FPO, Quipsologies and The Art of the Menu. Bryony…

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025. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar (S3E3)

Ruki Neuhold-Ravikumar is the Acting Under Secretary for Education. She is responsible for defining the Smithsonian’s educational priorities. She concentrates her efforts on Institution-wide educational initiatives, communication strategies and funding for programs that benefit learners of all ages. A significant focus of her work is to leverage the collective capacity of the Smithsonian education community…

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024. Redesigning HERstory: A Discussion with Ellen Lupton (S3E2)

Ellen Lupton is Senior Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum where she has organized numerous exhibitions, publications, and public programs at the museum. Lupton serves as director of the Graphic Design MFA Program at mica and has authored numerous books such as “Thinking with Type” and “Graphic Design Thinking.” She holds…

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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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