Tag Archives: Communication Design

Happenings: James Victore Lecture

Designer James Victore to speak
on art, career in ‘Illegal’ lecture

By Catherine Harper

Award-winning artist and graphic designer James Victore will give a presentation called “Lecturing is Illegal” at Texas State University’s School of Art and Design on Friday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. in the Joan Cole Mitte Building, room 2121.

Currently teaching at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, Victore has imprinted his work on the arts scene in international art institutions and has captured both style and emotion in his work with a distinctive eye for design.

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Rising Stars: Double Dutch Design

With professor’s guidance, Texas State grads work with Dutch design firms

Gram Garner and John Yum in Amsterdam, 2010

By Billi London-Gray

They didn’t go for the tulips and windmills, the bikes and canals, or the beer and soccer. Gram Garner and John Yum went to the Netherlands for the design firms.

“The Netherlands have the most designers per capita, and they are world leaders for wonderful creative work,” says Texas State communication design professor Claudia Röschmann.

Garner and Yum both developed strong admiration for Dutch designers while they were Röschmann’s students. With help from Röschmann, plus hard work and significant stores of moxie, Garner and Yum both secured internships and then jobs with their “dream companies” – Undog and Dietwee, respectively – in the Netherlands.

Watch the video below or read the full story about their experiences in the Texas State Rising Stars archives.