Category Archives: Visual Presentation Exhibition Design

Conceptual Display Advertises a Conceptual Exhibit

How does a team of four Spatial Experience Design students create a window display inspired by an artist whose work is elaborate, unfamiliar, and otherworldly? With imagination, skill, and in this unusual case, guidance from the artist himself. The assignment … Continue reading

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Paintings by Prof. Anne Finkelstein on Every Wi-Fi Kiosk in NYC

Ten paintings by Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design professor Anne Finkelstein are on display until February 27 on every LinkNYC screen in New York City – over 1,800 in all. The project serves as an example in wayfinding, a concept … Continue reading

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FIT Senior Sarai Maman Wins Competition, Shoots for the Moon

Landing on the moon requires more than technical skill. You also need cooperation, perseverance, creativity and the ability to dream, says Sarai Maman, ’22, a winner of the 27th annual Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) Award.  Her work is … Continue reading

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Cowleidoscope Joins the Cow Parade!

This summer Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design students created “Cowleidoscope,” a giant, dreamy blue and pink cow with magnificent iridescent wings. It’s part of the NYC CowParade, which this year benefits God’s Love We Deliver, a New York City-based charity … Continue reading

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FIT Experience Guides Dahlia Ferrera

When Dahlia Ferrera, ’20, talks about her experiences as a Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design student, it’s never fully in the past tense. Delve deeper and you learn why. So much of what she learned, she draws on in her … Continue reading

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Visual Presentation Lab Rises to Pandemic Challenges

What happens to use of a well-equipped workshop when many students can’t get to it? New instructional videos to aid students confined to home. New ways of creating those videos. Extra attention for the students who need to be there. … Continue reading

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Art for a Sheltered-in-Place World

At a time when at best it is just getting safe for most museums to admit live visitors, consider “The Gates,” the massive Christo-Jeanne-Claude installation in Central Park, in February 2005. There were 7,500 orange saffron arches along 27 miles … Continue reading

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Prescient Design for What a Pandemic Evokes

“Washing hands and disinfecting groceries are vital right now,” says Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design student Alvina Alex, ’20. “Wiping doorknobs and surfaces has become an important task. But what happens when all the disinfecting products are missing from the … Continue reading

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The Javits Center: The Site of a Giant Instant Hospital

Something to keep in mind as much-needed temporary hospitals spring up almost overnight in New York City: Tents and temporary partitions can be dynamic and rewarding design projects. Good design can vastly improve such projects’ utility and vastly cut the … Continue reading

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A Sustainable Design Wave From Arch & Hook

Three energetic eco-conscious students from the Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design program designed and created a window display on Seventh Avenue to feature Arch & Hook hangers and inform the public about FIT’s commitment to sustainability. The window display can be … Continue reading

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