Show & Tell: Mike Buzzard and Jason Randolph from Google!

Posted on Oct 6th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

This Thursday, October 10th at noon, please join us in welcoming Mike Buzzard (Design Manager, Google UX Community & Culture) Jason Randolph (UXR Lead, Equity Engineering / Core UX Research Strategy) to PSUGD!

They’ll will be giving a talk called UX@Google which will provide a look at Google’s past as it relates to design/UX, shows a bit about their process, where UX fits inside of the company, what roles across the UX organization look like, provides tips for résumés and portfolios, and references a few of the unique programs within or started by UX Googlers!

Hope to see you in room 320 at noon!


Show & Tell: Nishat Akhtar

Posted on Sep 30th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

It’s our first Show & Tell of the YEAR! Please join us in welcoming the brilliant Nishat Akhtar for her first Show & Tell at PSUGD!

See you in room 320 in the art building at noon!

Nishat Akhtar is a Creative Director at Instrument and has spent a few years teaching at PSUGD. Her work is multi-disciplinary, covering illustration, brand design, interactive projects and experimental games. Some clients include Nike, Google, Anthropologie, Target and more. Nishat has shared her artwork globally through exhibitions, lectures and workshops from New York to Japan.


Fall Show & Tell Line Up!

Posted on Sep 30th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome Back to a new season of Show & Tell! Show & Tell is entering into its TENTH year of almost weekly lectures for the PSUGD community! These talks are at noon in room 320 on Thursdays (except for a special MONDAY lecture that will be happening on October 14th). Along with hosting a variety of designers every term, Show & Tell is also a time to meet other students from the program, hear weekly announcements and just have a chance to fill our heads with inspiration from design professionals. Bring your lunch! Let’s do this!

Fall 2019 Show & Tell Schedule:
October 3rd: Nishat Akhtar 
October 10th: Mike Buzzard and Jason Randolph 
October 14th: Jeff Glendenning
October 17th: Michael Frediani
October 24th: Jun Seo Hahm
October 31st: Sean Barrett and Hallie Walker
November 7th: James Ayres
November 14th: Letra Chueca
November 21st: Evolve Collaborative

Promos by Walton Brush


Show & Tell: Andrew Bolton from Murmur!

Posted on May 13th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Join us this Thursday at noon to welcome PSUGD Alumni and Murmur Creative Founder Andrew Bolton to Show & Tell!

Murmur Creative is an integrated branding, packaging, and website agency. We design experiences that deepen the relationship between your audience and your brand.
Andrew founded Murmur Creative in 2007. Having just graduated from Portland State University’s design program, he quickly forged lasting relationships with local Portland businesses and began growing Murmur Creative to the full-service creative agency that it is today.
Andrew’s expertise spans many styles and mediums, from web design and UI/UX to packaging and print design. Andrew specializes in branding, and loves elevating organizations through beautiful and meaningful identity design.
Andrew’s expertise spans many styles and mediums, from web design and UI/UX.

Show & Tell: Anna Rezende Galeotti

Posted on Apr 29th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Ana Rezende is an architect from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She has a Masters and PhD degree in Design, specializing in Color as a Language and Audiovisual Design.

She has taught undergraduate courses in Communications, Architecture, Interior and Graphic Design for the last 25 years in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since 2009 she has been researching and teaching Color as a language for architects and designers.

As Fulbright Doctoral Student at Stamps School of Arts and Design at the University of Michigan she developed a project exploring the relationship between color and audiovisual elements, which resulted in a 3D (VR) Immersive Experience installation in a ‘Cave’ named “The Foam.

Her talk, “The Brazilian Graphic Design: Its History, Challenges and Scenes”, will be full of imagery of Brazil as well as the reality and challenges for contemporary designers.