one topic, two sides

Playing with the duality of the certification dialogue

Here is a brief look at my ongoing attempt at branding the certifyD event. Conceptually, I have focused on the dynamic of the certification discussions of the past: two perspectives on the same issue. With this in mind, I am building a system that will play off this idea of polar opposites, but introducing a visual representation of a merging of those opinions into a unified common ground.

two by two by two…

Poster design

Below are some rough sketches for the soon to be released promotional poster. FInal panelists are being confirmed and I can attest that it will be a very energetic panel. I will keep you posted.

what’s a thesis?

In short, a thesis is a process that combines moments of constant doubt, questioning, uncertainty and fear with occasional breakthroughs, inspirational moments and achievements. These images provide a glimpse of the some of the research, documentation, materials and conversations I’ve had during the past year regarding the topic of professional certification.

Graphic Design certification has a long history worldwide, but it’s still a bit taboo in the United States. Why is this?