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Academy of Art’s Best of the Best: The Spring Show Showcase

This year’s Spring Show, hosted online, gives you plenty of inspiration and zero excuses to check out Academy of Art University’s Best of the Best. Here are four students with their art portfolio,…

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The Art Bundle: Design Basics, Female Inspirations, Graphic Novels, and Coffee Table Books

Cut through the noise, refresh your knowledge of the basic design tenets, get to know the influential women in the industry, and sit back and relax with a warm cup and creatively produced coffee…

Spring Show 2019 Retrospective – Fashion & Design

Fashion and Design—two of the core subjects taught at Academy of Art University, offering a clear opportunity to showcase one’s creativity and technical skills. It’s definitely a show wherever these…

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The Art Bundle: Practical Tips to Apply to Your Budding Design Career

Rules abound even in the world of creative design. While there are certain standards to best abide by, know that bending these rules can also pave the way for more creative freedom—and more exciting…

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Design Trends on Display: 7 Beautiful Coffee Table Books to Inspire You at Home

Coffee table books offer a great source of inspiration for learning more about design in any given field.

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Learn the ABCs of Design: Basic Principles for Visual Art

While design trends can differ considerably across different industries, they tend to share some elements in common. Knowing the basic building blocks or principles of visual art…

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The Art Bundle: Memorable Milestones, Upcoming Trends in the World of Design

The design industry encompasses a wide variety of niche specializations. From advertising to graphic design, to industrial design to illustration—to name a few—we highlight design components and…

Current Design Trends: Sustainability Across Different Design Industries

Discover what sustainable design looks like in different creative industries.

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7 Benefits of Joining a Study Abroad Program (and Why You Should Go)

Broaden your horizons. Create valuable life memories. Have loads of fun. Those are just a few of the many benefits you can enjoy from joining a study abroad program in college.

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Learn the Tools of Your Trade: Popular Design Programs

Get to know nine popular design programs used in several art and design industries.