Tag Archives: Interactive Media & Graphic Design

Career Advice: It’s Not What You Know, It’s What You Love

Students in the interactive media and graphic design program at Globe University had the opportunity to tour Game Informer magazine located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Game Informer Magazine has grown to be the third largest consumer print publication in the United States and the largest digital publication in the world. “I wanted the students to see
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Local Student-Business Owner Creates Hands-On Education for Classmates

There are many examples of great partnerships between local businesses and Globe University-Woodbury, a result of Globe’s service/applied learning initiative that students do in every program. One example is Johnson Jewelers, a local jewelry store in Woodbury, Minn. Jeff Johnson of Johnson Jewelers completed an Adobe Photoshop course in the interactive media and graphic design
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Graphic Design Students Tour State-of-the-Art Printing Facility

Written by Guest Blogger: Interactive Media and Graphic Design Program Chair Jared Wold On Oct. 8, 2012, Globe University-Madison East’s Web Studio class visited Suttle-Straus Printing in Waunakee, WI. One of Suttle-Straus’s sales representatives, Joe LaCrosse, gave the students a comprehensive presentation on Suttle’s capabilities and a tour of the facility. Students in the interactive media
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5 critical lessons your design professors never taught you

There was an interesting article about five critical lesson recently published, http://www.graphicdesignblender.com/critical-lessons-your-design-professors-never-taught-you Basically these are: Lesson 1: Clients pay the bills, but the customer’s not always right. Lesson 2: You don’t have to present your design process when presenting your designs. Lesson 3: You don’t have to have decades of experience to land some great
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What should I charge for a logo design?

A lot of students and beginning artists ask “What should I charge for a logo design?” This is one of the most difficult things to judge for an artist. We could spend a little time with the client mulling over ideas. Then a few hours sketching, reviewing with the client, refine the sketches, more meetings,
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Logos, brand names, and answers

Everyone probably knows what the 3M name stands for but where did the name IKEA come from? What is the name of the business formerly known as “U-Tote’M”? For an interesting review on the origins of a few company names click on this link: http://designtaxi.com/news.php?id=352505 And now for the answers to last week’s logo quiz.
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The Importance of Doodling

Jason Santa Maria says, “Sketchbooks are not about being a good artist. They’re about being a good thinker.” This quote and the others throughout this blog come from an article by Alma Hoffmann titled   “I draw pictures all day”. The term doodle has had a negative connotation throughout history, at one point denoting a fool,
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Globe University Student Videos to Appear in BMW Commercial for “Make a Hero” During 2012 Summer Olympics

The Make a Hero foundation, founded by producer/director Kurt Miller, is partnering with Globe University and Minnesota School of Business students to produce videos highlighting the amazing accomplishments of local challenged athletes. Some of the video footage has been included in a Make A Hero commercial sponsored by BMW that will air during the upcoming Summer
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Five Associate’s Degrees with Payoff Potential

Yahoo Education posted an article about “Five Associate’s Degrees with Payoff Potential” http://education.yahoo.net/articles/associates_degrees_to_earn.htm Number 4 on the list is Graphic Design with a median annual wage of $36,800 . Not bad for a 2-year degree.  And that makes us at Globe University/Minnesota School of Business happy that we are offering a quality two-year graphic and
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