a high school students stands at the front of a classroom full of parents as they present their work from the 2019 SDCTx Graphic Design Summer Institute at UT Austin

2019 Graphic Design Summer Institute

View highlights from the 2019 SDCTx Graphic Design Summer Institute.

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the 2019 SDCTx Game Design Summer Institute cohort of high school students raise the "hook 'em" hand sign at The University of Texas at Austin

2019 Game Design Summer Institute

View highlights from the 2019 SDCTx Game Design Summer Institute at the School of Design and Creative Technologies at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Side view of the Valkyrie Velocity, designed by UT Austin B.F.A. Design senior Hadley Chillura, on display at Circuit of the Americas

Student Spotlight: Hadley Chillura

View photos of B.F.A. Design senior Hadley Chillura's race car wrap design for Valkyrie Intelligence, which debuted at the Formula 4 Championship race in November. 

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Game design and development professor MJ Johns speaks with student designers at the VR Austin game jam 2019

2019 VR Austin Jam

View photos from the 2019 VR Austin Game Jam. Attendees created original virtual, augmented, and mixed reality content throughout the course of one weekend.

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The panel of speakers at Design + Impact, an event put on by the Center for Integrated Design at the School of Design and Creative Technologies at UT Austin

Design + Impact

View the highlights from the Center for Integrated Design's event Design + Impact, held at the School of Design and Creative Technologies on November 14, 2019.

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still of light show presentation from professor Matt Smith's live event engineering class. a mannequin stands in the middle of the PLAI lab while the light show happens around you

Matt Smith’s Live Event Engineering Class Presentations - Fall 2019

In Matt Smith's AET 348C: Live Event Engineering class, students programmed light and projection shows to a song of their choice. Watch some of the presentations in this compilation video.

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Chloe Alviar (left) and Isaac Gonzalez (right)

Chloe Alviar & Isaac Gonzalez

Meet Chloe Alviar and Isaac Gonzalez, a songwriting duo in the Arts and Entertainment Technologies department.

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Construk Sans by BFA Design senior Ryan Hicks

Ryan Hicks

Get to know Ryan Hicks, who graduated with his B.F.A. in Design in May 2019.

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Alex Iveroth's 3D Environment for the 2019 Blizzard Entertainment Student Art Contest

Alex Iveroth

Meet Alex Iveroth, a senior Arts and Entertainment Technologies major specializing in Game Design.

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Design Lab technician Henry Smith doing a screen printing tutorial in the Design Lab at UT Austin

The Design Lab

Explore the Design Lab and get to know Design Lab Technician Henry Smith.

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Multimedia artist and educator Yuliya Lanina in costume during her performance of Misread Signs

Misread Signs

Watch "Misread Signs," a multimedia performance by Yuliya Lanina.

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Both signs for the BFA and MFA design exhibitions, Future Tense and Work for Progress

Spring 2019 B.F.A. and M.F.A. Design Exhibitions

View highlights from the Spring 2019 B.F.A. and M.F.A. Design exhibitions.

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Spring 2019 SDCT Showcase poster

SDCT Spring 2019 Showcase

Highlights from the Spring 2019 SDCT Showcase

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Alyson Beaton headshot

Q&A with Alyson Beaton, Assistant Professor of Design

Alyson Beaton is an interdisciplinary designer/maker/author and entrepreneur. Her projects range from space, exhibit and objects to graphic design/branding. Get to know Alyson here!

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Illustration for "How Can You Be a Teacher When You Don't Know the Answers?" by Misa Yamamoto.

Call for Submissions: Journal of Design and Creative Technologies 2019

SDCT is calling for submissions to our 2019 Journal of Design and Creative Technologies.

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Gray Garmon

Q&A with Gray Garmon, Assistant Professor of Design

Gray Garmon is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Center for Integrated Design in the School of Design and Creative Technologies at The University of Texas in Austin. Read a Q&A with Garmon here.

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Wide shot of the crowd an a student live mixing during the Fall 2018 AET concert

Fall 2018 AET Concert

View the highlights from Fall 2018's Arts and Entertainment Technologies end-of-semester concert.

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Michael McKellar headshot

Q&A with Assistant Professor of AET Michael McKellar

Michael McKellar is an Assistant Professor of Practice of Arts and Entertainment Technologies (AET), teaching primarily in the Projection, Lighting, and Interactivity (PLAI) concentration. McKellar recently moved to Austin from Scotland with his wife, Emma.

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Jason Wilkins

Q&A with Assistant Professor of Design Jason Wilkins

Jason Wilkins attended the MFA Design program at the University of Texas at Austin but withdrew early to put his theoretical studies into practice. He found his fit at Dyal and Partners, the design studio he joined in 2012, which subsequently became part of Page. Wilkins played a key role in the recent redesign of the University of Texas at Austin's visual identity. He enjoyed working on it because it was first and foremost a strategic effort.

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MJ Johns

Q&A with Assistant Professor of AET MJ Johns

MJ Johns is a game and experience designer, Unity developer, and founder of Astire Games. MJ previously worked in AAA on COD: Modern Warfare Remastered and Mafia III, and they also worked in VR creating show demos for the Virtuix Omni. As the studio director for Astire Games, MJ develops educational and family-friendly apps and games for mobile, VR, AR, PC, and web. MJ got their start in software and web development before moving into games and entertainment in 2012.

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