Do the clothes maketh the Message?

Terri McManus

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    Abstract

    The means by which we find our way, exhibition and publication, explores the vital role of graphic design within the context of intercultural communication. Over 70 design educators, representing 20 countries engaged in dialogue regarding the role of signage within unfamiliar spaces.Usability, cultural artefact, design-experience and design education are the main themes of the exhibition, which comprises of three distinct parts; personal accounts of unfamiliar environments, visual interpretations of space and a collection of essays on the variety of visual design.The project was featured in issue #32 of the European typography and graphic design journal, TYPO, and has continued its international tour in New Zealand with stops in Kansas State University, Manhattan, as well as Winthrop University, South Carolina.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe means by which we find our way - observations on design
    EditorsD Gardener, A Wilkinson
    PublisherRamp Press
    Pages65-66
    Volume1
    ISBN (Print)9780958290227
    Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2008

    Keywords

    • Comments on visual language in unfamiliar environments
    • input from design educators as well as design practitioners.

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    McManus, T. (2008). Do the clothes maketh the Message? In D. Gardener, & A. Wilkinson (Eds.), The means by which we find our way - observations on design (Vol. 1, pp. 65-66). Ramp Press.