The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography [HMCT], ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, California

HMCT 2018 Typographer-in-Residence.

The Hoffmitz Milken Center for Typography [HMCT], located at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California is currently accepting applications for the position of 2018 Typographer-in-Residence.

The HMCT Typographer-in-Residence program embeds artists, designers, researchers, and educators in the Center for a six-week period from February 1–March 15, 2018. The residency offers the successful applicant the opportunity to further investigate the importance and relevance of language and typography in their professional practice or personal research. The award includes an honorarium, travel, and housing stipend. Application deadline: 1 December 2017.

Contact for details and application.

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The Open College of the Arts, United Kingdom

The Open College of the Arts

The Open College of the Arts (OCA) offers a real alternative to local classes and university courses, whether you want to develop your artistic voice or study for a certificate, diploma or honours degree.  Our courses are online so you can start studying when it suits you.

Choose from degree pathways including graphic design, illustration and visual communications, enrolling on one course unit at a time. Meet other students on our programme of study visits to galleries, exhibitions and arts festivals across the UK.

Find out more at, read our blog or call 0800 731 2116.

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Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, New Zealand

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design, New Zealand

The Whitecliffe BFA Graphic Design programme prepares students for a life-long career in Graphic Design, an industry that offers a broad range of creative and commercial possibilities. Whitecliffe Graphic Design graduates are thinking practitioners with an understanding of both contemporary practice and traditional mythologies of the sphere of Graphic Design. Their broad technical skills mean they are well equipped to explore and articulate a diverse range of visual outcomes for design projects, making them highly sought after by the industry. At Whitecliffe, the Graphic Design department prepares students for a career in design by combining technical skills with a strong conceptual drive. Students explore both traditional and digital media and engage in research, problem solving and visual communication. Tuition across a range of industry standard software is balanced with hands-on projects in illustration, photography and printmaking. Students experiment within areas such as publication design, motion graphics, corporate communications, web design, packaging design and advertising. These are supported by topics that explore key aspects of Graphic Design practice including art direction, brand identity and design theory. Students develop industry contacts and professional skills through internships, exhibitions, and by working on live briefs. All lecturers are active researchers and practising designers.

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The Visual Communication Institute HGK FHNW, ‘The Basel School of Design’, Switzerland

The Visual Communication Institute HGK FHNW, ‘The Basel School of Design’, Switzerland

The Visual Communication Institute HGK FHNW, in Basel offers internationally accredited curricula on the Bachelor, Master and PhD level reflecting the rich tradition of the Basel School of Design in particular and Swiss Graphic Design in general.

While the Bachelor course focuses on the students’ ability to conduct a creative process, our Master programs strive to extend the students’ individual design vocabulary and to reach a higher level of reflection through the students’ ability to include knowledge and methodologies of scientific disciplines into the creative process. We offer a Master of Arts in Visual Communication and Iconic Research and an International Master of Design, which we conduct in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Accredited by the British Skill Funding Agency (PCDL listed institution).

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