Sunday, December 02, 2007

Graduate Education: Preparing Designers for Jobs that Don’t Exist (Yet)

Anne Burdick, looks at the condunrum of graduate design programs and the world in which design graduates enter into.

"While the profession has never been static, it seems like old news to report that the rate of change is increasing exponentially. Studio-based degrees such as the BFA and MFA have always involved learning how to design in addition to learning a specific body of knowledge. And for many years, professional categories such as graphic design or product design have defined what to design. But now both the how and the what changes daily."

The Complete Essay

DMI Article

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