Environmental Design

For anyone taking Environmental Design this quarter these two resources might help you.

Dwell Magazine

SEGD – Society for Environmental Graphic Design


Paper vs. Computer

The Advantages of Pen and Paper before Designing on the Computer

Black markers and marker paper are fantastic for letting ideas flow freely!

Tutorial Resources

These are two good resources if you’re looking for tutorials to supplement your learning in class or just looking to build your skill-set.

lynda.com – you have access to some videos from lynda.com through the RIT library. Click on “Information via Databases” and then “Videos.”

Adobe TV

Type Week Wrap-Up

I hope everyone enjoyed the Type Carousel Friday! Here are some links to wrap up the fun week we had celebrating Type Week at RIT!

Typofonderie – an independent digital type foundry in France

13 Inspiring Typography Videos – creative kinetic typography

How to Choose the Right Typography Font for Your Designs

50 Fresh High Quality Free Fonts for Your Designs

Ultimate Guide of Web Typography Tutorials, Tips, and Best Practices

A Basic Look at Typography in Web Design

Type Fight!

Type Fight pins the same letter up against each other to fight it out for the best designed character. Vote for which letter you think is better!

Type and Extras

Best of 2011 Typography by From Up North

Have you all heard about the Behance Network’s Student Showdown? Check out the details here.

From the website:

With fall semester behind you, Behance wants to see your best final projects and give your work the recognition it deserves.

This month, break out your best work that you’ve submitted for grading, and let’s celebrate student work from all around the world. All disciplines of work are welcome. To participate, all entrants must be currently enrolled in school or graduated within the last 3 months. Entry is free.

We’re giving away great prizes and perks!

By submitting your student work, you will be eligible for a variety of awards and recognition. We’re awarding one lucky winner with the Ultimate Creative Professional Career Starter Kit, valued at $1000. All submissions will be judged by top creatives. Check out the full list of awards here.

Welcome to Type Week!

It’s Type Week! Be sure to check out these great events coming up! We will also be celebrating Type Week on the blog so check back for some cool links!

Type Week Events at RIT

Internship Opportunity – The Philipson Group

The Philipson Group is looking for a design intern for Greentopia ASAP. This is a good opportunity to network and it is a paid position at about 20 hours a week. If you are interested please contact Alexia (RIT GD alum) at alexia@philipsongroup.com along with your resume and examples of work/link to your portfolio. Check out their website here.