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This Week in the Project Space: Type 221

October 13, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Image by Linda Jurdi Type 221 Renee Ruffino Adjunct Professor Students were charged with designing a poster for the graphic design class Type 221 that would illustrate one of the following topics: Texting Wayfinding/signage poster or a combination thereof Identities (what makes up your identity) Gender pronouns Initials from your name Students were challenged to unify/combine Read More


Graphic Design Students in 11th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence

May 11, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Department of Art Graphic Design students Brooke LeBeau and Samantha Romand were featured in University at Buffalo’s 11th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.  Their project, entitled The Effects of Graphic Design on Socioeconomic Status, focused on the ways preconceived socioeconomic status affects buying trends as well as how design influences purchasing habits within classes.  LeBeau and Read More


This Week in the Project Space: Three Dimensional Typography

April 29, 2015  by: Natalie Fleming

Three Dimensional Typography by undergraduate students in the graphic design program and instructor Renee Ruffino on view this week in the Project Space, CFA 155.  Each student selected a word or a short phrase, and typographically illustrated it in a three-dimensional form. Works by: Aziza Abdul-Alim Joshua Bodah Brieanna Bourdage Mary Branch Steven Burns Ziza Calhoun Emma Cavanaugh Brittany Ciullo Fallicia Read More


This Week in the Project Space – ART 309 Digital Graphic Reproduction Processes

September 24, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

Please stop by the Department of Art Project Space, CFA 155, this week to see works by Instructor Renee Ruffino‘s Spring 2014 ART 309 class. Many of the projects on display are students’ book covers, redesigned for already existing books. This project includes a design for an inside page that would ultimately be visible through a laser-cut Read More


VS Students Brooke Lebeau and Samantha Romand in UB's 10th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence

April 23, 2014  by: Natalie Fleming

On Wednesday, April 23rd, Department of Art students Brooke Lebeau and Samantha Romand presented their research at the University at Buffalo’s 10th Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence.  Their project, entitled “The Effects of Package Design on Consumers: How Designers Target Traditional Gender Roles”, was completed over the last semester under the mentorship of their instructor, Read More


Graphic Design Students Present at the Celebration of Student Academic Excellence | April 12, 2013

April 12, 2013  by: Dom

Emily Butler, Chelsea Jordan and Michelle Keller

Students of Adjunct Professor Renee Ruffino presented two “Outstanding Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Poster Displays” as part of UB’s Annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence, April 12, 2013. Emily Butler, Chelsea Jordan, Michelle Keller presented “Chromatics: The Science of Color”. From their abstract: Chromatics is defined as the science of color. The spectrum of light interacting with the light receptors and Read More


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