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Thoughts on Communication Design and UX Education

If you graduated college in the 90’s with a graphic design degree, you may have learned valuable skills related to visual communication, typography, creative problem solving, compositional layout, etc.

Times have really changed. No matter how you view it, educators are tasked with…

Local couple creates a social messaging app for conversations

Where do apps come from?
That question is asked by all ages with the same bewilderment as little kids inquiring where babies come from.
It's as simple as it is complicated.

Design Department helps students find success 2014-11-20
Western student to represent New York City in international design competition 2014-06-09
Graphic designer Jeff Barlow to speak at WWU, Dec. 2

Western Washington University’s Department of Design will host a presentation by graphic designer Jeff Barlow at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, in Fraser Hall 4 on WWU’s campus. The talk is free and open to the public.

Industrial designer David Wykes to speak Nov. 13 2013-11-06
Architect Bert Gregory to speak at WWU Oct. 14 2013-10-11
Renowned “green-building” architect to speak at WWU

Western Washington University’s Department of Design will host a free lecture by architect Bert Gregory at 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, in Room 4 of the university’s Fraser Hall.
Gregory, the chairman and CEO of Mithun Architecture in Seattle, is an expert in the development of resource…

Architect Bert Gregory to speak at Western Oct. 14 2013-10-10
User experience design to be offered as new minor at Western this fall 2013-05-21
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