Community Design Continues January 2019.
In the Winter 2019 semester, Oakland University junior and senior-level students will work as an operational graphic design studio, working in teams to pitch ideas, develop designs and follow projects through to production. Students will gain professional design experience creating quality design concepts for non-profit organizations under the direction of Assistant Professor of Art, Meaghan Barry, during Community Design.
Community Design has previously run for four semesters. In 2018, Wish Upon a Teen and Shakespeare in Detroit served as clients. In 2017, students designed for NAMI Michigan, Michigan Urban Farming Initiative and Micah 6's Webster Community Center project. In 2016, students designed for The Michigan Humane Society and The Art Experience, and in 2015 students designed for 826michigan, Arts & Scraps, and Organization for Bat Conservation. A special thanks to our first group of non-profits for their enthusiasm, professionalism, and learning opportunities. Take a peek here to see some of the student design proposals, quotes from our students and non-profits, and social media postings from past years. For the upcoming semester, we plan to continue this tradition.