Author Archives: Alex W. White

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Top 1%. Top 1%? Top 1%!

A completely organic surprise: I didn’t promote this in the slightest. What a lovely thing to be told. Thank you to everyone who endorsed me.

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View improves with new position

After ten years of adjunct teaching, I have joined the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport as the Chairman of the MPS program in Design Management. Besides encouraging insightful work from an international group of smart, talented, … Continue reading

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Professing graphic design again in Yantai, China

I was invited to return to teach for a second time in the graphic design program at Ludong University in Yantai, Shandong Province, China this past May (scroll down for a description of my first visit). Instead of three classes in … Continue reading

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Online expressive display type course beginning April 9

Join me in a four-week online course and workshop on display typography via the Visual Media Alliance and the Houlton Institute, both San Francisco-based outfits of some repute. The AIGA and Adobe are also partnering with us. The course begins on … Continue reading

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Venn diagrams

I was sent this by a friend, but the source is Cool Infographics, a valuable site. Colin Harman designed it, and it is a delight. Pass it on to friends and family, those who are most likely to remind you of this most frustrating … Continue reading

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Professing graphic design in Yantai, China

I spent the last two weeks of December 2011 completing a two-week teaching gig at Ludong University in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. I was asked to teach graphic design there by the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design at the University … Continue reading

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Talk therapy on white space at Pratt Manhattan

I have been invited by the Graphic Artists Guild to speak at Pratt Institute (14th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues) in Manhattan on Thursday Nov3 at 7pm. The talk’s title is White Space in Design: Two Hours of Talk Therapy … Continue reading

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