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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 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...

Alumni Profile: Manuja Waldia ’14

Pelican Shakespeare Book Cover Design – Romeo & Juliet. 2016. Print Manuja Waldia BFA Communication Design | 2014 Visual Designer, Genesys Freelance Designer & Illustrator Indianapolis, Indiana “MIAD provided me a myriad of classes to experiment and realize...

Alumni Profile: Lauren Cook ’16

Wahl Beard Battle – Wahl Canada. Social media design. 2016. Digital. Lauren Cook BFA Communication Design | 2016 Illustration Minor Social Media Designer, Hoffman York Milwaukee, Wisconsin “The biggest thing that MIAD gave me was the confidence to believe in both...

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: Monika Meler ’03

Originally from Brodnica, Poland, Monika Meler earned her B.F.A. from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design.  She continued her studies at Purdue University, where she earned an M.A., followed with an M.F.A from the Tyler school of art, Temple University.  While...

Alumni Newsletter: March 2016

Changes Ahead – a community of Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Milwaukee School of Art and Layton School of Art alumni – March 2016  A Farewell from Annie Hyma   Steve Hyma ’09 (Industrial Design) and I are excited to share that we will be...