Design Education in the United States

 

visual design

INFORMATION DESIGN

Independent research

Prompt:
Conduct research and design infographics for two posters that investigate a topic in the area of design education.  

Response:
A poster set showcasing my in-depth research on U.S. design programs in higher education. The timeline illustrates two distinct trends: European-influenced programs (in red) and American trade schools (in blue). The table profiles each program, detailing current degree offerings, tuition costs, and influential design educators.

Note:  Graduate coursework, University of Washington

 
The first poster splits the European-included programs from those that originated from American trade schools.

The first poster splits the European-included programs from those that originated from American trade schools.

 
The timeline showcases each school the context of historical design movements of the time.

The timeline showcases each school the context of historical design movements of the time.

 
The second poster continues with the same institutions, breaking down their current degree offerings and tuition costs.

The second poster continues with the same institutions, breaking down their current degree offerings and tuition costs.

 
Special attention was paid to undergraduate and graduate costs, as well as out-of-state versus in-state tuition. Notable faculty from select programs were profiled.

Special attention was paid to undergraduate and graduate costs, as well as out-of-state versus in-state tuition. Notable faculty from select programs were profiled.