Juli Nakazato, A Spark of Nostalgia, Graphic Design Inquiry (Junior/Senior Studio), Fall 2017
Students used elements of critical design to create a new brand, product, or service that provoked an element of the status quo.
Shayla Torres, Human, Design II (4D Design Foundations), Spring 2018
Students created a 1-minute non-linear narrative that told the story of a modern day myth. 
Rachel Pickus, What Are You?!, Graphic Design Inquiry (Junior/Senior Studio), Fall 2017
Project Brief: Students used elements of critical design to create a new brand, product, or service that provoked an element of the status quo.
Ben Tschetter, Pascale Grant, & Stefy Loret De Mola, White Oak Concept, Graphic Design Inquiry (Sophomore/Junior/Senior Stacked Studio), Fall 2018
Students created a researched strategy, campaign, and service design intervention for a local political issue in Champaign-Urbana that appealed to the emotions of a target audience.

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Commercial

Charlee Walker, Quality Time, Graphic Design Inquiry (Junior/Senior Studio), Fall 2017
Students used elements of critical design to create a new brand, product, or service that provoked an element of the status quo.
Sharon Chun, Sally Oh, & Caroline WuerlApple, Design II (4D Design Foundations), Spring 2018
Students created an interactive narrative exploring representations of power using video, Processing, and Makey Makey
Sohyun Kim, Favorite Child, Graphic Design Inquiry (Junior/Senior Studio), Fall 2017
Students focused on using the critical design process to develop a visual research question relating to their design intuition.
Sarah Miranda, Carrots, Design II (4D Design Foundations), Spring 2018
Students created a 1-minute non-linear narrative that told the story of a modern day myth.
Lydia Hoopingarner, Tempus Mobile Application, Graphic Design Capstone, Spring 2018
Students utilized design research methods to propose and create their own capstone project.

Research and Process Documentation

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