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Defining Place in Dinkytown

Color and Form Prints

Located on the north side of the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus, Dinkytown is a neighborhood with close ties to the University community. This spring, students in Associate Professor James Boyd Brent’s Color and Form in Surface Design class were challenged to explore the sense of place in this unique neighborhood by designing a series of handmade screen prints. […]

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Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum partners with Target on back-to-school collection

Bill Moran, typography lecturer in the College of Design’s graduate minor program, is currently the artistic director at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum and has partnered with Target to produce a back-to-school collection for the retailer.

The museum houses the world’s largest collection of wood type, with 1.5 million plates of graphics that include crowns, roaring tigers, 1950s movie posters, circus imagery and countless letters and numbers. Graphics from the museum will appear on pencil cases, handbags, pajamas and clothing for boys, girls, men and women in 1,755 Target stores nationwide beginning July 10, 2011.

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