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Experimental Typeface Project Published

An experimental typeface designed by Christina Lanzisero (PhilaU GDC, 2012) is featured in the book Mastering Type: The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design by Denise Bosler and published by HOW Books.

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Designing the Broad Street Run Banners

“Wanna design a banner on Broad Street?” Almost any graphic design student would answer with a resounding “yes!” to an opportunity such as this to design a banner that would be displayed on Broad Street, one of Philadelphia’s signature thoroughfares, and the location of the Blue Cross Broad Street Run.

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Baseman Presents Interdisciplinary Projects at UCDA Summit

Program Director and Associate Professor, Frank Baseman, made a presentation at the 2012 UCDA (University & College Designers Association) National Design Education Summit at Virginia Tech University.

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PhilaU Admissions Open House Wayfinding Project

If you attended the Spring 2012 PhilaU Admissions Open House, hopefully you found your way around the jam-packed event and got to where you needed—or wanted—to go more easily than before.

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Alumni Event: Another Good Time Had by All

A good time was had by all at (what has become) the annual Spring Graphic Design Alumni Networking Happy Hour event. Alums in attendance represented classes from 1999 through the newly-minted class of 2012. A whole lot of catching up happened, as well as job opportunities shared. 

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Faculty Mastering Type

Adjunct Professor, Steve DeCusatis, had six logos selected and included in Mastering Type by HOW books.

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Mario Zucca in American Illustration Annual

Adjunct Professor, Mario Zucca, recently had a series of Moleskine drawings selected for the upcoming American Illustration annual. Green Machine, Happy New Year, Cagliari 1955, and USS Anderson 1957 were part of a personal, self-promotional series and will appear in American Illustration 31, due out in November 2012. Green Machine was also selected to appear in 3×3 Magazine’s Creative Quarterly 27.

Senior Design Show 2012 and Top 5 Senior Portfolios

At the Annual Senior Design Show, the following students were recipients of the 2012 Philadelphia University Maurice Kanbar Awards and the Graphic Design Communication Top 5 Senior Portfolios: Natalie Vespe, Gold Award; Toni Marie Antonucci, Silver Award; Christina Lanzisero, Bronze Award; Samantha Mola and Jonathan Avery, Honorable Mention. 

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