Show & Tell: Tanya Naylor Jacobson

Posted on Feb 4th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt


PSUGD Alumni Tanya Naylor Jacobson will be talking about brand execution, presentation, the hiring process and how to stand out in a sea of designers.

Come with questions!

Tanya graduated from Portland State in 2011 and is a designer based in Minneapolis, MN. She is currently the Senior Designer at 
Sussner Design Company, a design firm that specializes in creating standout brand identities, where she art directs, collaborates and has been designing for for 7+ years. Founder of Carousel DesignTanya has been providing thoughtful design, exploration and execution to the faded and outdated through contracting/ freelancing/ and her nine-to-fiver for nearly a decade.



Show & Tell: Collage Club with Kara Yanagawa from Egg Press!

Posted on Jan 20th, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

Welcome to the first Collage Club of the year! Want to learn more about Friends of Graphic Design and PSUGD? Want to make a collaborative collage zine while meeting and working with Kara Yangawa from Egg Press? You are in luck! This event was MADE. FOR. YOU.


Show & Tell: Crazy Aunt Lindsey!

Posted on Jan 1st, 2019 by Kate Bingaman-Burt

On Thursday, January 10th at noon in room 320, let’s kick off winter term with powerhouse Lindsey E. Murphy for our first Show & Tell!

Lindsey E. Murphy is the creator, Executive Producer, and host of The Fab Lab With Crazy Aunt Lindsey, the award winning kids science web series on YouTube that takes everyday science concepts and turns them into fabulous DIY projects.

Since launching in 2010, the show has garnered partnerships with the likes of Scientific American Magazine, the New York Academy of Sciences, been published in various national family magazines and has crowdfunded nearly $100,000 for the independent production. Lindsey is a passionate Citizen Scientist having participated in projects with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, the Audubon Society of Portland, and NASA. Completely self-taught, Lindsey is considered a science generalist whose creative and casual approach to classic concepts has innovated the way science education is brought to life at home, making it fun and accessible to those who have no formal training in STEM fields.

Lindsey is a regular guest on television and at conferences nationwide, giving talks on Creative Media in science communications and Diversity in STEM and more at Harvard University, Google, World Domination Summit, and live demonstrations on NBC-KGW. She will also be the livestream host of TEDx Portland for the third year in a row.

Before breaking out on her own in 2017, she spent more than 15 years in marketing and business development, having started her career at MTV Networks and spending time at local institutions Nike and Wieden+Kennedy. As the CEO of Murph Media Co., Lindsey specializes in making content from the heart, digital consulting, audience + creative development.

Links to check out!
Her YouTube Channel
Creative Mornings Talk
Portland Monthly Article



Show & Tell: Kate & Julianna on Working Freelance!

Posted on Nov 11th, 2018 by Walton Brush

Hey, come out this Thursday for the last Show & Tell of the term! We are excited for a talk and Q+A with Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson who will be presenting:It’s OK to stand up for yourself, and other things freelancers struggle to believe.

Bring all your questions about working freelance, pricing, client negotiations, and contracts and leave with the answers :^]

Kate Giambrone and Julianna Johnson make up Portland design studio Bologna Sandwich and are some of the best GD professors here at PSU.

November 15th, at noon in AB 320. As always these talks are free, fun, and open to the public!


Show & Tell: Corbin LaMont!

Posted on Nov 5th, 2018 by Walton Brush

Above: Hello there! This week is our SECOND TO LAST Show & Tell of the term, and we are super excited to have Corbin LaMont coming back PSU.

Corbin has been on the road this year creating The Changing Times, a place based newspaper as well as running her mobile design practice: Office of Virtue

Above: The Changing Times.

Corbin is an artist, designer and maker of mystic publications, site specific works and moments of introspection as part of a mobile practice that hopes to connect humanity.

Come out this Thursday at noon to room 320 and hear Corbin’s amazing story!