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Manuja Waldia ’14 creates cover designs for Shakespeare classics

Manuja Waldia ’14 creates cover designs for Shakespeare classics

In honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Penguin Classics launches a redesigned Pelican Shakespeare Series, with alumna Manuja Waldia (Communication Design) creating the vibrant cover designs. Manuja Waldia book cover designs Waldia, a newcomer...
Gabriela Riveros ’16 designs Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art

Gabriela Riveros ’16 designs Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art

Milwaukee Film Festival Recent Illustration graduate Gabriela Riveros ’16 put her creative talents to work designing the 2016 Milwaukee Film Festival campaign art. Milwaukee Film Festival andlocal female owned design shop Lone Shoe Graphics hired Riveros to design...
Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Craftsmanship and culture celebrated during Summer Gallery Weekend

Nirmal Raja Three women explore their respective cultures through art,and students and local artisans showcase innovative furniture design during Gallery Weekend, July 22 – 23 at MIAD. Artists Sabin Aell, Nina Ghanbarzadeh and Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) illustrate...
Furniture exhibition opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

Furniture exhibition opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

A new furniture exhibition, opening on Summer Gallery Night, features student works created in the Spring 2016 furniture class, taught by Robert Lynch and Dick Ivens, as well as works created by local artisans that will be featured in the Fall 2016 Fine Furnishings...
MIAD named top graphic design school by Graphic Design USA

MIAD named top graphic design school by Graphic Design USA

Following their yearly roundup of graphic design students to watch, Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) published a list of top design schools, with MIAD making the final cut. “We are extremely grateful for this recognition from GDUSA. Our program’s reputation is built from...
Material Girls opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

Material Girls opens Summer Gallery Night at MIAD

For international artists Sabin Aell, Nina Ghanbarzadeh and Nirmal Raja ’08 (Painting) living between cultures is a way of life, influencing their lives, and their art. These three female artists illustrate their sense of adventure and exploration in Material Girls,...
Adam Carter ’16 honored with 2016 IDSA Merit Award

Adam Carter ’16 honored with 2016 IDSA Merit Award

Adam Carter Adam Carter ’16 (Industrial Design) received the 2016 Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) Merit Award, and represented MIAD at the IDSA 2016 Midwest District Design Conference at the University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, April 22 – 23....

Alumni Profiles: Sean O’Leary & Mary Diaz ’04

Yisheng Organic Brand Strategy Sean O’Leary & Mary Diaz ’04Co-Founders at Babel Lab LLC, babellab.com We started Babel Lab in 2010 out of our home office in Minneapolis. Since then, our work has evolved to incorporate brand design, marketing,...

Alumni Profile: Xavier Ruffin ’10

Atlanta Day N Night Campaign – Social Media. FX Networks. 2016. Art direction and sound design. BFA Communication Design | 2010 Business Minor Creative Director, Cynosure Creative Agency Milwaukee, Wisconsin “MIAD gave me far more than the valuable gifts of...

Alumni Profile: Debbie Sajnani ’16

k/lab Landing Page – Brand Launch. 2017. Digital Design Debbie Sajnani BFA Communication Design | 2016 Digital Designer, Kohl’s Corporate  Milwaukee, Wisconsin “The most important skill I developed as a Communication Designer at MIAD was learning how...

Alumni Profile: Kelsey Barnowsky ’11

Maine Office of Tourism Adventure Brochure Poster Foldout. Art direction and design. Print. Kelsey Barnowsky BFA Communication Design | 2011 Freelance Designer Former Senior Art Director, BVK Milwaukee, Wisconsin “MIAD provided invaluable one-on-one mentoring and...

Alumni Profile: Kyle James ’15

The Death Drive.  Still from short film. Digital. Watch at VIMEO.COM/124107920 Kyle V. James BFA Time-Based Media | 2015 Communication Design Minor Independent Filmmaker Professor/Technician, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Milwaukee, Wisconsin “My education...