14 December

Psychology of web design

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Psychology of web design

Interesting article about what makes some sites more appealing than others on The Next Web. Worth a read. I like to teach my designers that there’s always room to follow the old adage, “underpromise, overdeliver.” It’s imperative to a designer’s success in the marketing industry that they don’t get complacent. Every site they create should be bespoke, aiming […]

23 November

Forum Video: Doug Grimmett, Principal and Founder of Primal Screen

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Thanks to Doug Grimmett for coming in and teaching us a few things about motion design, the history of graphic design, and building Primal Screen from the ground up. Amazing work reel too!

30 October

BOO! Roger’s Pumpkin Carving 2016

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Every year Roger Sawhill, one of our renowned Design teachers, carves a pumpkin and leaves it on the school’s fountain. That might not sound like that big of a deal, but… well… just watch the video.

20 May

Design Handbooks: From 2004 Onward [Gallery]

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Design Handbooks: From 2004 Onward [Gallery]

Each quarter our graphic design students are given a handbook detailing what it is they’ll be learning at The Circus. These handbooks are full of useful information, from what each class will entail to helpful advice on the graphic design discipline. With each new quarter also comes a new handbook cover, and they’re created by […]