Category Archives: design writing

Design Interview (Podcast)

Written on May 30, 2019 at 6:37 pm, by

Thank you Dave Hopkins for the pleasant design interview (lucky 13)! itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/ca/podcast/the-quickie-interviews-for-graphic-designers/id1463743075 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6cX7gO7xbN2x2UKkZtVBQd?si=bRaCyjCTQt2szdswKXP_bA

SPOTLIGHT ON THE 2018 WINTER GAMES: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO DESIGN A MEMORABLE OLYMPIC EMBLEM?

Written on February 14, 2018 at 2:09 pm, by

Pratt Institute interviewed Professor Scott Santoro who shared his thoughts on the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics emblem and other exceptional examples from the past.

The YOU in Your Work

Written on June 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm, by

When other people recognize your work, it is a great compliment. They may recognize your humorous attitude coming through the work or see a visual treatment that you have brought to many of your solutions in the past. These distinguishing characteristics reflect your style, which can come through you unconsciously. In fact, your style is  Continue Reading »

From Cave to Code

Written on July 30, 2013 at 3:57 pm, by

My young son once asked, ‘Why are we here?’, writes Scott W. Santoro. When the question was flipped back to him, ‘Why do you think we are here, Ellis?’, he responded, ‘To learn stuff!’ Ellis was right. If for no other reason, we’re here to learn stuff, and graphic design makes it easy. Our field is so  Continue Reading »

Making Connections

Written on September 16, 2009 at 12:46 am, by

An embarrassing moment as a graphic design teacher came when I made a comment to a student whose work was static; dead. I wanted her to find a way to liven up her designs and told her she needed to “break out of the box.” Looking for inspiration, I asked what her parents did for  Continue Reading »