Monday, November 30, 2009

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Visiting artist Elliott Hundley

Check out this article from earlier this year posted on the L.A. Times arts blog Culture Monster on Elliott Hundley at Regen Projects in Los Angeles.

Here's a link to a virtual gallery of his work on the Regen Projects Website:

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Paul Graham photography lecture 10/1

Here are some links to information about the photographer Paul Graham. He will give a lecture this Thursday (10/1) at the MIA. Admission is FREE to all MCAD students.

For lecture information:

Friday, September 25, 2009

Illustrating the Pursuit of Happiness

Another wonderful installment from the gifted illustrator Maira Kalman.  Her visual wanderings take her to NYC's city hall and on to the city's sewage treatment plant.  She finds beauty amongst the stinky stuff.   

Monday, September 21, 2009

MCAD students use Verena Gerlach's type

Verena Gerlach, designer of FF Chambers Sans, will lecture this Tuesday in Auditorium 150 at 1 PM. For more information about the designer and her work visit her website:

On the site, scroll down to see Erik Brandt's typography students at MCAD displaying their work for a class project last Spring semester using FF Chambers Sans.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Chip Kidd's book cover designs in the Library

Stop by the Library and you'll see a variety of book covers designed by Chip Kidd from early in his career to more recent work. They're now on display at the Circulation Desk. And, don't forget the lecture on Wednesday!

Friday, September 11, 2009

Next visiting artist lecture: Rob Fischer

Rob Fischer, BFA MCAD '93 will give a lecture this coming Monday, Sept. 14 at 1 pm in auditorium 150. Have a look at his commissioned work: As Above, So Below (2007) on the Publicartnow Live Journal website.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

National Design Policy?

Here's an interesting opinion piece from the New York Times re creating a national design policy!

Changes coming to the Library

Ever busy at the Library during the summers, we are excited to preview some fantastic changes to welcome you back to another year of academic growth and wonderment!

New website to be unveiled!
New collection area for visual reference to be created!
New databases will be released!


Welcome to our new portal to items of interest at the crossroads of libraries and art and design.  We know artists and designs LOVE their libraries and we love you as well!  

Things to look forward to:  news about the MCAD Library, news that we think might be helpful to you as you go about your academic and professional careers, not to mention your personal interests and sideline activities.

We remain, your devoted source of information,
the Library