Communication Design: Design then versus now. How is design's role in society changing?

MassArt Continuing Education Presents: Think Thursdays
Communication Design: Design then versus now. How is design's role in society changing?

Speakers: Rob Davison, Damon Jones, Chiranit Prateepasen
Moderated by  José

Join a panel of graphic designers whose work spans printed and interactive design, marketing and user experience design to explore the evolution of graphic design to communication design and what it is to practice as a designer today.

Rob Davison is a senior instructor at MassArt as well as a strategic, creative leader with extensive experience designing marketing communications and leading multi-disciplinary teams in brand development. Proven experience translating complex messages into accessible, high-impact communications.

Damon Jones is a Boston-based Creative Director with an expertise in User Experience Design. His work and oversight span a variety of mediums, from web to print, with a primary focus being native mobile apps, including wearables and Apple TV. He holds a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where he also received a MassArt design award. Damon’s work has received awards and accolades from Yahoo tech,, Forbes magazine, and in 2015 he received a Gold Stevie® Award for Integrated Mobile Experience of the Year: Fidelity Mobile® for Apple Watch.

Chiranit Prateepasen received a BFA in Graphic Design from Massachusetts College of Art and an MA in Integrated Marketing Communication from Emerson College. She is currently the lead designer at NOX Collective and Pegasystems.

José Nieto is an experienced Creative Director with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. Skilled in Information Design, Graphics, Logo Design, Advertising, and Branding & Identity. Strong arts and design professional with a Certificate focused in Graphic Design from Massachusetts College of Art.

Great artists and scholars teach in MassArt's Professional and Continuing Education Program. Think Thursdays is a monthly series of conversations about current and future practice in disciplines of art and design with CE faculty, alumni and friends. See professional presentations and delve into issues and trends in the worlds of art and design while getting to know MassArt and the CE community.

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Design and Media Center, DMC Lecture Hall
621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115

Event Type

Lecture, Panel

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Continuing Education, Dynamic Media Institute, Communication Design

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