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Category Archives: Interactive Media & Graphic Design
Interactive media and graphic design students in Kris Isaacson’s Design Studio class at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud learned that the best way to learn is to connect face-to face-with a client. Sometimes connecting with clients is the learning experience … Continue reading
Meet Kris Isaacson, our new interactive media and graphic design program instructor at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud. She has an ADDY award* for designing the St. John’s Bible website, has worked as Director of web marketing at Mankato State University and as web … Continue reading
Kristin Axel, a student earning an interactive media and graphic design degree at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield, was awarded the chance to design a logo for AnnMarie Bakeshop, a local small business located in Bloomington, Minn. Though AnnMarie Bakeshop is … Continue reading
By Nicole Nelson, Interactive Media and Graphic Design Program Chair, Minnesota School of Business – Richfield campus I was surrounded by some of the world’s best designers at the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Minnesota design camp . The … Continue reading
Graphic design is … Communication. As far back as the Lascaux cave paintings, people were communicating the events of the day in a 2-dimensional form. Graphic designers communicate through words and images to convey a message, any message their client … Continue reading
-By Dean Pedersen (Digital Video & Media Production Program Chair) Digital Video and Media production students from the Richfield campus of Minnesota School of Business are taking their creative work to the big screen as our first BFA graduates of our Digital Video … Continue reading
There was an interesting article about five critical lesson recently published, http://www.graphicdesignblender.com/critical-lessons-your-design-professors-never-taught-you Basically these are: Lesson 1: Clients pay the bills, but the customer’s not always right. Lesson 2: You don’t have to present your design process when presenting your … Continue reading
Last week I talked about the pitfalls of being a freelance designer and how difficult it is for new grads to make a living. This week I’m going to talk about the advantages and highlights. You are your own boss. … Continue reading
Many of my students at Globe University/Minnesota School of Business look at freelancing as a romantic journey where they will be their own boss and control their own destiny. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Freelancing, especially for new … Continue reading
No! If you just want a job where you work a 40 hour week and then go home, this is not the career for you. If you don’t want to carry the baggage of worrying about deadlines, keeping clients happy, … Continue reading