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Student Bloggers

A first-year student explores the frictions of daily life; delighting in their absence and pursuing our questions in their presence.

Student Bloggers

Through observations on her experiences in the first three weeks of the IxD program, a first-year student explores the importance of stories and their telling.

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"Pay no attention to that huge computer behind the curtain." — Dan O'Sullivan and Tom Igoe, Physical Computing

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The past year has been quite an exciting ride for me, from moving to New York, starting a master’s program at the School of Visual Arts, working on projects to build my portfolio, applying for internships, and finally getting a few offers.

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Design offers us an opportunity to access our vulnerability, to see huge challenges and ask ourselves, and others, how might we make this better? A new IxD student shares observations on these themes through varying lenses.

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Entrepreneurial Design, one of our Spring semester classes taught by Gary Chou and Christina Xu, feels like a right of passage. The first years must launch a Kickstarter project that raises $1,000 and gets 50 backers. More so than anything I've experienced so far in the program, EVERYONE is curious about it. 2nd years, instructors, alumni. It was so common to hear questions like "Has your Kickstarter launched yet? What are you doing? Can you send me the link?"

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In the Spring semester of the first year, the students are tasked with launching a Kickstarter campaign that will make at least $1,000.  We’re now 8 days o…

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For the past few weeks, I have been looking into branding my thesis. My first impression was this is going to be a piece of cake and I will be able to complete it very soon. I soon realized that it was a lot of work, even though I stuck to the bare necessities of branding.

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Everytime when I see Min in school, I screamed her name, MIN!! She is one of the friendliest and shyest classmates. But don’t let that fool you. Min has an amazing UI background and anything she designs turns into absolutely stunning pieces. Her thesis is about “Life documentation — How to create and manage personal archives.” And while we are in the final months of grad school I wanted to catch up with Min and ask her about her future in interaction design.

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For our first field visit of the semester, Munawar Ahmed our instructor for Leadership, Ethics and Professional Practices took us to Intersection, the company behind LinkNYC and MTA On the Go.

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It’s been 3 weeks since we are back for our last semester ever. And what a busy 3 weeks it has been. We already had a job fair called Meet IXD, presented another iteration of thesis prototype and some of us have already gotten job offers. It's surreal to think that this is it. We only have < 100 days to go from the IxD program.

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When I was home over winter break, my dad asked me if I had spent more time working in my first semester at SVA then I did in my entire four years at Lehigh. I told him that it’s close, but probably SVA.

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