Student Spotlight: HipHopHaven

"Fall 2009 Senior GD Studio (Headed by Associate Professor Katie Meaney) teamed up with a Non-Profit organization from the area called Hip Hop Haven. Our goal was to create awareness about HHH's mission and bring people into the space (while of course learning about exhibition graphics and promotion)" Read more after the jump.

"I decided to do a CD packaging project to house a mixtape I put together that could be used as a promotional tool for the organization. I used recycled cardboard CD-cases and printed stickers to use for the artwork. Each copy maintains an element of originality as no two covers are the same. 

"It's a wonderful reflection on our role as designers today, and great commentary on the way design education is viewed (or perhaps will be in the future) in America."

Designed by Helen Shaffer