If you're like most people, there was a time when cartoons were pure magic, when the characters and stories in Disney movies, Saturday morning cartoons, and even soda commercials were enthralling. If you're like many others, your fascination with animated films and games stayed with you, growing more sophisticated but never going away. And if . . .
A frequently quoted line in Shakespeare says that "all the world's a stage." If you're a performer, whether in dance, music or acting, the stage really is your whole world. Whether you were born to act, dance, or sing, you probably couldn't imagine living without the audience, the spotlight, and the magic of performing. Performers . . .
IMAGE SOURCE In our post-What Jobs are there with a Degree in Graphic Arts?-we looked at specific occupations. In this article, we take a wide-angle view by presenting the business sectors, which employ graphic designers. From manufacturing to the arts, there are places to use your artistic talents in this discipline. Manufacturing There are several . . .
Famous and not-so famous Industrial Designers What do these names have in common-Russel Wright, Eva Zeisel, Jony Ive, Marc Newsom, and Raymond Loewy? None of them is a household name. However, they are famous in their own right. Add James Dyson to the list, and you may guess that they are industrial designers. Dyson is . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Environmental Science? Environmental science involves all things concerned with protecting and preserving the natural world. This field encompasses land, air, and sea. On land, it addresses agriculture, soil conditions, landscaping, and animal life. It involves the environmental laws about the ocean. It embraces the fields of geology, ecology, meteorology, biology, chemistry, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE A Bachelor of Environmental Design, (B.EnvD.), is a pre-professional degree. The B.EnvD. prepares you for further study in architecture, landscape architecture, or urban planning (Wikipedia). This degree can act as a stepping stone to a Master of Architecture, for example. However, you can still find work using your knowledge from coursework in geography, environmental science, . . .
What do Industrial Designers do? They blend art, engineering, business, sociology, and anthropology. Industrial designers experiment and invent. They also prefer to specialize. A designer may choose electronics, for example, cell phones, as his/her area of expertise. Another, with the appropriate scientific and medical training, may focus on the design of medical equipment. Industrial designers may . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Design Engineering (DE) takes the design of a product and transforms it from a concept or prototype into a usable item that appeals to customers. Industrial Design (ID) applies the art of design that stresses the attractiveness of the product and its function. The creation can be an original design or improvements on . . .
IMAGE SOURCE We pose this question, not with the assumption that there is an advantage to earning a graduate degree. Perhaps, there is no benefit to advance your education by the customary two years. In addition to the extra expense and time commitment required. If a bachelor's degree is adequate to start your career in . . .