Wolfwalkers font example
Associate Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design, Aoife Mooney designed a custom typeface and logotype for the animated film Wolfwalkers.

VCD Professor Designs Typeface for Award Winning Film "Wolfwalkers"

Associate Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design, Aoife Mooney designed a custom typeface and logotype for the animated film Wolfwalkers.
Student posters - Get Out The Vote
This fall, Kent State students took part in a nationwide effort to increase voting participation through design.

Design as Advocacy: Students Inspire Civic Engagement Through 'Get out the Vote' Project

This fall, Kent State students took part in a nationwide effort to increase voting participation through design.
Headshots of faculty involved in STREAM project
A team of Kent State faculty along with a pediatrician from Akron Children's Hospital have created a language identification tool to help in improving healthcare outcomes.

Cross Curricular Team Develops Language Identifier

A team of Kent State faculty along with a pediatrician from Akron Children's Hospital have created a language identification tool to help in improving healthcare outcomes.
Imagery from students' campaign, #StayHealthyAtHome
When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued a statewide “stay-at-home” order at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Kent State University students immediately recognized an issue that almost nobody else was talking about: Not all homes are healthy homes. 

Kent State Students Create Campaign Tying 'Stay-at-Home' Order to Climate Justice

When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued a statewide “stay-at-home” order at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, a group of Kent State University students immediately recognized an issue that almost nobody else was talking about: Not all homes are healthy homes. 
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Change and growth rarely happen as a result of a single moment of effort. We must all act continuously to confront racism and inequity and strengthen our school and our communities' culture of inclusiveness and respect.

We Must Stand Together

Change and growth rarely happen as a result of a single moment of effort. We must all act continuously to confront racism and inequity and strengthen our school and our communities' culture of inclusiveness and respect.
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While we may not all have the same life experiences, I believe we share a deep commitment to each other and to equity and justice. The ongoing local and national peaceful protests give me hope.

Uncompromising as Justice: I Stand With You

While we may not all have the same life experiences, I believe we share a deep commitment to each other and to equity and justice. The ongoing local and national peaceful protests give me hope.
ISTD 2020
The School of Visual Communication Design has a long history of teaching typographic excellence. With our Type High Press letterpress facility, and faculty research expertise in formal and experimental typography and typeface design, VCD provides a robust foundation for students...

Sustaining an International typographic tradition at Kent

The School of Visual Communication Design has a long history of teaching typographic excellence. With our Type High Press letterpress facility, and faculty research expertise in formal and experimental typography and typeface design, VCD provides a robust foundation for students...
Communicating Risk Class graphic
Communication has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. This fall 2020, Kent State is offering a new course that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and Crises.”

Kent State Course to Focus on Communication Related to Pandemics and Global Crises

Communication has shaped the way the world has reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. This fall 2020, Kent State is offering a new course that will examine risk communication through the lens of pandemics and other global crises. “Communicating Risk: Global Pandemics and Crises.”
Painting of bird etc. by Larrie King
Troppus Projects, a locally owned independent art space in downtown Kent, Ohio, will be hosting new works by Kent State Assistant Professor of Design Larrie King. The exhibition, titled “Line of Sight: 2020,” is a continuation of a series of mixed-media paintings completed by Kin...

Assistant Professor Larrie King Exhibits Art

Troppus Projects, a locally owned independent art space in downtown Kent, Ohio, will be hosting new works by Kent State Assistant Professor of Design Larrie King. The exhibition, titled “Line of Sight: 2020,” is a continuation of a series of mixed-media paintings completed by Kin...
Sarah Reidlinger, presenting at FlashLab contest
The opportunities provided to Sarah Riedlinger, ’20, as a visual communication design major at Kent State allowed her to channel her creativity and life-long passions into her independent project, Point Verity, a single-player, story-driven video game and “passion project” of her...

Exploring Game Design — An Intersection of Storytelling and Graphic Design

The opportunities provided to Sarah Riedlinger, ’20, as a visual communication design major at Kent State allowed her to channel her creativity and life-long passions into her independent project, Point Verity, a single-player, story-driven video game and “passion project” of her...

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