SVA MFA in Interaction Design Lecture Series in NYC March 10, 6:30-8:30 PM

3 Mar 2010 - 12:46pm
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Stephanie Aaron

Join us for the next in our series of lectures featuring speakers giving ten-minute talks.

This month’s topic:

“The Tablet”

Books. Magazines. Televisions. We hear these words, and understand well what shape their content will take. But “tablet?” “Digital magazine?” How does the size of the objects frame the user experience? Influence their portability or accessibility? How will the experience with these devices compare with other more “fuller-figured” media? How do we need to consider grid, typography, and behavior differently? Hear from four perspectives how telling stories in new spaces influences new experiences.


Matt Jacobs, Six Apart

Khoi Vinh, Design Director,


Wednesday, March 10

6:30 – 8:30 PM

Galapagos Art Space

16 Main Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Map:



6:30-7:00 Meet and Mingle

7:00-8:00 Speakers

8:00-8:30 More Mingling


The “Dot Dot Dot” Lecture Series is meant for broad explorations of interaction design, business, and aesthetic inspiration. Practitioners and thought leaders give short talks in an informal setting. Wisdom will be revealed and methods will be shared in a environment intended to satisfy both social and scholarly pursuits.


The new MFA in Interaction Design is an inventive two-year program that requires students to intimately understand how design can affect human behavior, and to think more holistically about the products and services they’re creating. The program explores the strategic role of interaction design in shaping everyday life, and intends to increase the relevancy of design to business and society so designers can make a difference.

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