Collection RG 27 - Graphic Design Department records

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27-RG 27

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Graphic Design Department records

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  • 1970s-2011 (Creation)

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Name of creator

(1986-)

Biographical history

The Graphic Design department officially became a department in May 1986 (then called Graphics and Packaging Design). Prior to 1986, graphics and packaging courses fell under the Advertising Department (1930s - early 1970s), and then the Communications Design Department, which included Advertising and Graphics/Packaging (early 1970s - 1986). The name of the department changed circa 1996 from Graphics and Packaging Design to Graphic Design.

List of Chairs (beginning in 1986):
Paul Hauge (1986-1988)
James Miho (1988-1996)
Gregory Thomas (acting chair, 1996-circa 2000)
Linda Norlen (acting chair?)
Ramone Munoz (acting chair, circa 2000-circa 2002)
Allison Goodman (acting chair, circa 2002-2004)
Nikolaus Hafermaas (2004 - )

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The Graphic Design Department collection contains a small number of materials combined from different sources and accessions that document the department and class projects. Of particular note are the student projects in the collection, including a 1979 project dealing with graphics at the Burbank Airport, a 1981 project with the Brea Gallery, and an Information Graphics class dealing with the Art Center campus.

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Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)

Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.

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