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The Pros and Cons of Pursuing an Online Graduate Degree

By Lana Whitehead on February 21, 2018 in Graduate School Resources

Whether you are a recent college graduate or have been out of school and working in a professional industry for a number of years, the thought of grad school has likely crossed your mind at least once. There are plenty of reasons to pursue a master’s degree, including the desire to switch career...

Interested in Innovative Design? 5 Graduate Degrees for an Aspiring Designer

By Lana Whitehead on February 14, 2018 in Innovative Design, Design

Fire, the lightbulb, the internet, the iPhone. Throughout history, innovation has changed and surprised the world through beauty, ingenuity, and necessity. Innovation and design go hand in hand, anticipating a user’s needs and enhancing his or her experience. Innovation is not simply invention,...

What is Design Thinking? And Why Does it Matter to UX Design?

By Lana Whitehead on February 7, 2018 in Data, Information, Computer Technology, Design

UX Design focuses on creating products that provide both practical and personally relevant experiences. The “experience” concept of this unique design field has to do with the user perception, action, and cognition regarding the given product, all of which form a “user experience.”

Simply put,...

How Much Money Do Innovative Designers in Architecture, Urban Design, and Environmental Fields ACTUALLY Make?

By Lana Whitehead on January 31, 2018 in Innovative Design, Design

Innovative design - it is such an integrated part of our surroundings that we tend to breeze right by it. However, it is innovative design that is transforming the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design, allowing professionals to marry their love for user-centered...