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2014 How Magazine Self-Promotion Design Competition

The PhilaU Graphic Design Communication program is pleased to announce that senior-year Graphic Design student Nadin Radwan has won a Merit Award in the Student work category in the 2014 HOW Promotion & Marketing Design Awards, with her entry titled: Identity Generator. In Nadin’s words: “One of my strengths as a designer is my love for color. Throughout my work, I try to generate visually pleasing color combinations, and at the same time try something unexpected. As a self promotion, I created a tool that is fun to use and generates different combinations.”

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Alina Wheeler: Iconic Designer/Author/Brand Identity Consultant

Iconic Designer, Author and Brand Identity consultant, Alina Wheeler (middle, with Visiting Assistant Professor Rose DiSanto (left) and Adjunct Professor Dianne Zotter-Mill) recently presented a lecture to students in the Brand Identity course. Ms. Wheeler—a past partner in the Philadelphia-based Graphic Design firm Katz Wheeler Design, a former national board member of AIGA and an AIGA Fellow—is now an independent consultant speaking around the world on Brand Identity.

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Highest Honors: PhilaU Named a Top Design School

The Graphic Design Communication program at Philadelphia University was honored to be included in the list of Top Design Schools 2014 by Graphic Design USA Magazine. Philadelphia University was one of only twenty-three schools nationwide named in this prestigious list of Colleges and Universities in the March/April 2014 issue of this national publication.

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