Author Archives: Alex W. White

About Alex W. White

Author Professor Designer

Newest book to be published later this year

I am the co-author of the Fourth edition of Jan V. White’s Editing By Design, the 1974 seminal philosophy of how design is an editing process. The book, published by our long-time partners at Allworth Press, will be out in … Continue reading

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2019 MPS Design Management students

Our last class after the final exam: Coming from as far as NYC, we were joined by the graduates from last May for a celebration in ABC708:

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An excellent academic year

My graduate students produced a magnificent final report to their client, the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. It provides 16 innovative solutions to the challenges M.A.N. faces with the replacement of the MetroNorth Rail Road bridge that bisects their facilities. My … Continue reading

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“The Most Misunderstood Teacher”

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Tenure every 25 years

I was honored to receive tenure this year from the University of Bridgeport. This is the second time I have been so honored by a fine school of design. I am proud and very pleased to become an affirmed member of … Continue reading

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Listening to Type: Making Language Visible released in August 2016

Listening to Type: Making Language Visible is a second edition of Thinking in Type: The Practical Philosophy of Typography, my 2005 book on typography. The title was changed to avoid confusion with another book with a closely similar title. A little … Continue reading

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Advertising Design & Typography released as a Second Edition in 2015

A new updated softcover edition of Advertising Design & Typography was published in July 2015. This is the addition to the Preface: “Since writing the first edition of this book in 2007, I have developed a wider evaluation of the … Continue reading

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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

I have joined the Shintaro Akatsu School of Design (SASD) at the University of Bridgeport as the Chairman of the Master of Professional Studies program in Design Management. Besides encouraging insightful work from an international group of smart, talented, highly-motivated … Continue reading

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