Author Archives: Jean Brennan

Summer Studio Tumblr

View our Tumblr from the Graduate Communications Design summer studio, ‘Design for Mindful Interaction’. Designing for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design experience. This might happen in the design process as

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Summer Studio Tumblr

View our Tumblr from the Graduate Communications Design summer studio, ‘Design for Mindful Interaction’. Designing for Mindful Interaction looks at how we can introduce self or group reflection into the design experience. This might happen in the design process as

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Broadway 1000 Steps Exhibit

Attend the Broadway 1000 Steps Exhibit at the Center for Architecture till April 10th. Below images from the opening reception and panel discussion which included Pratt student, Janice Rudan, presenting her project Uncover Manahatta from our Design Advocacy class, Spring

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Broadway 1000 Steps Exhibit

Attend the Broadway 1000 Steps Exhibit at the Center for Architecture till April 10th. Below images from the opening reception and panel discussion which included Pratt student, Janice Rudan, presenting her project Uncover Manahatta from our Design Advocacy class, Spring

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Center for Architecture Exhibit

An upcoming exhibit at the Center for Architecture on ‘Broadway 1,000 Steps’ features student work from a Public Project engagement with the Mary Miss studio, Spring 2012. This studio class explored how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in

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Center for Architecture Exhibit

An upcoming exhibit at the Center for Architecture on ‘Broadway 1,000 Steps’ features student work from a Public Project engagement with the Mary Miss studio, Spring 2012. This studio class explored how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in

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Academic Partnership Colloquium

Our students presented research and concepts developed in the Broadway 1,000 Steps Special Project at the Academic Partnership Colloquium on Friday March 30th. Also in attendance and presenting were MIT, Boston Architectural College, Penn State, and Marymount Manhattan College. The

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Academic Partnership Colloquium

Our students presented research and concepts developed in the Broadway 1,000 Steps Special Project at the Academic Partnership Colloquium on Friday March 30th. Also in attendance and presenting were MIT, Boston Architectural College, Penn State, and Marymount Manhattan College. The

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Special Project Wikispace

Follow the work being produced in the “Broadway 1,000 Steps” Special Project class on our wiki.

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Special Project Wikispace

Follow the work being produced in the “Broadway 1,000 Steps” Special Project class on our wiki.

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Workshop Series

Workshop Series: Service Design, Social Practice Whether it’s called service design, person-to-person diplomacy, social practice, or a party, community engagement and participation are dominant paradigms of our time. This workshop series will focus on the social dynamics of community-based work

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Workshop Series

Workshop Series: Service Design, Social Practice Whether it’s called service design, person-to-person diplomacy, social practice, or a party, community engagement and participation are dominant paradigms of our time. This workshop series will focus on the social dynamics of community-based work

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Broadway 1,000 Steps

Broadway 1,000 Steps* will run as a special project in Spring, 2012. This studio class will explore how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in building cities that respond to environmental challenges. Students will conduct ground research

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Broadway 1,000 Steps

Broadway 1,000 Steps* will run as a special project in Spring, 2012. This studio class will explore how visual thinking and design can engage and activate participation in building cities that respond to environmental challenges. Students will conduct ground research

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Middle Main Revitalization

For ‘Design Advocacy’ Summer 2011, we partnered with PAUSE (People Art Urban Space Engagement) to bring a design intervention to the streets of ‘Middle Main Street’ in Poughkeepsie, NY. PAUSE acts as a catalyst for community development and engagement by

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Middle Main Revitalization

For ‘Design Advocacy’ Summer 2011, we partnered with PAUSE (People Art Urban Space Engagement) to bring a design intervention to the streets of ‘Middle Main Street’ in Poughkeepsie, NY. PAUSE acts as a catalyst for community development and engagement by

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Design Advocacy, ‘Maternal Health’

Public Project grew out of our experiences teaching an elective class entitled, ‘Design Advocacy’. This class invites students to use design thinking to frame challenges, seek opportunities and offer innovative solutions to social issues. Emphasis is on projects with real-world

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Design Advocacy, ‘Maternal Health’

Public Project grew out of our experiences teaching an elective class entitled, ‘Design Advocacy’. This class invites students to use design thinking to frame challenges, seek opportunities and offer innovative solutions to social issues. Emphasis is on projects with real-world

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Welcome

We are excited to announce this new initiative located in the Graduate Communications Design Department at Pratt. Public Project’s mission is to use design to create conversation in the public sphere. Public Project seeks to broaden the educational experience of

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Welcome

We are excited to announce this new initiative located in the Graduate Communications Design Department at Pratt. Public Project’s mission is to use design to create conversation in the public sphere. Public Project seeks to broaden the educational experience of

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