Graphic & Interactive Design

    July 28, 2022

    Professor Scott Laserow Speaks with Graphis Journal About Socially-Conscious Poster Design

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Scott Laserow (BFA '87), Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design, was recently profiled in the prestigious Graphis Journal #372 regarding his professional work with socially conscious poster design and how his campaigns inform causes that encourage ecological and political change. Laserow has been recognized by Graphis in the past, earning a Platinum Award in its 2015 poster covers series. Featuring an introduction by Professor Emeritus Joe Scorsone, the article discusses his work philosophy, what he learned from his own education at Tyler, and why he gravitates toward poster design above all else.   Read More

    July 11, 2022

    The Hatchery Promotes a Design-Focused Business Model

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Associate Professor of Instruction Bryan Satalino (MFA ‘13) approaches Graphic and Interactive Design from an innovative, entrepreneurial lens. He joined Tyler’s faculty in 2013 specifically to foster students’ understanding of the relationship between graphic design and business, and successfully founded The Hatchery, Tyler’s project incubator. He teaches students how to model their art as a business and provides them with tools to interact with real-world clients in bold and inventive ways.  Read More

    May 10, 2022

    Tyler 2022 Grad Proposes on Commencement Day

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Phil Le (TYL ‘22) made his graduation day extra special by proposing to his girlfriend of eight years, Olivia Colacicco (TYL ‘21), at Tyler’s commencement reception surrounded by friends, family, and former professors.   Since meeting in their high school’s graphic design class, the two bonded over their shared love for the digital art world, and when Colacicco went on to pursue her BFA at Tyler, Le was encouraged to attend the year after. From weekend visits to late night studio work sessions, Le quickly came to appreciate what life at Temple University would be like, and the fact that he would share a major with Colacicco was an added bonus.   Read More

    March 23, 2022

    GAID Student Audrey Lee '23 Wins Changemaker Challenge Award

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Audrey Lee (BFA ‘23) is using her education in Graphic & Interactive Design and Entrepreneurial Studies to find a more sustainable and practical way to end the overabundance of Philadelphia’s food deserts, and her idea was recognized this month with a Changemaker Challenge Award from the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute at Temple's Fox School of Business.   Read More

    February 22, 2022

    Sadie Redwing to speak at joint GAiD and Art History sponsored virtual event Wednesday 2/23/22 at 12:15 pm

    Author: Jane DeRose Evans

    Sadie Red Wing (sadieredwing.com) is a Lakota graphic designer and advocate from the Spirit Lake Nation of Fort Totten, North Dakota. Red Wing earned her BFA in New Media Arts and Interactive Design at the Institute of American Indian Arts. She received her Master of Graphic Design from North Carolina State University. Her research on cultural revitalization through design tools and strategies created a new demand for tribal competence in graphic design research. Red Wing urges Native American graphic designers to express visual sovereignty in their design work, as well as encourages academia to include an Indigenous perspective in the design curriculum. Currently, Red Wing serves as an Assistant Professor at OCAD University (Toronto, ONT). Read More

    February 8, 2022

    "Crave," A Vibrant GAID Exhibition Now On View in Green Hallway

    Author: Emily Herbein

    Junior GAID students are displaying their vibrant, interactive kiosk posters as part of the annual restaurant identity project, “Crave.” With brightly colored, engaging imagery, enticing language, and scannable QR codes that lead to video and behind-the-scenes content, “Crave” is a showcase of nearly all the skills cultivated in the GAID program.  Curated by Professor Paul Sheriff, who has been coordinating this assignment for the last 25 years since his time at the original Elkins Park campus, “Crave” has grown and changed over the years to reflect a modern student and creator.   Read More

    April 7, 2021

    Introducing the Graphic & Interactive Design MFA Thesis Exhibition

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    On April 21 and 22, 2021, the Graphic & Interactive Design (GAID) Program at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture will present its MFA Thesis Exhibition, 21.svg. Four students—Kat Brissette, Justine Kelley, Wenqing Liu and Marisa Watanabe—will feature their work developed at Tyler over the past two years, representing their intensive artistic and critical development. 21.svg is not just a virtual exhibition, it is a brand, a social media campaign, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the entire process and creation.  Read More

    September 27, 2019

    Tyler students among “Top Talent” recognized by Adobe Design Achievement Awards

    Author: Zachary Vickers

      Four Tyler School of Art and Architecture Graphic & Interactive Design BFA students and one Temple University Klein College of Media and Communication student were among the “Top Talent” recipients of the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards—the world’s premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators.  This annual competition is a great opportunity to expose students to creative leaders, influencers and fellow designers, illustrators, thinkers and problem solvers. It also helps them deepen their understanding of what goes into building a career in the design field. Read More

    September 23, 2019

    Tyler Graphic & Interactive Design alumni show transformative work in "We the Women" poster exhibition

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    Come experience the work of Tyler alumni and other artists at the We the Women Poster Exhibition at The African American Museum in Philadelphia from Wednesday, October 2 through Sunday, October 13, 2019. We the Women is a visual initiative made up of female, female-identifying and non-binary designers who are bringing awareness to the general public focused on women’s rights in the United States. Women designers were invited to contribute their talents in the form of poster designs. Each designer’s unique perspective is represented in the collection and is a response to the attacks on women’s rights. Read More

    February 21, 2018

    2018 MFA Exhibitions

    Author: Zachary Vickers

    The Department of Exhibitions and Public Programs of the Tyler School of Art and Architecture is pleased to host solo thesis exhibitions for 32 of Tyler's MFA Candidates. The exhibitions will take place February 21 – April 21 with a new show opening each Wednesday. A free reception will be held every Friday, 6 – 8 p.m. Come enjoy refreshments and speak with the artists themselves!   Click names below for more information.   February 21 – 24 Opening February 23, 6 – 8 p.m. Images left to right Graduate Arts Community Group Show Shwarga Bhattacharjee Elmi L. Ventura Mata Read More

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