art direction

THE FIRST INTERN FOR THIS POSITION…and probably the last.

  Greetings internees, my name is Cyleigh Russell-Grace, I’m currently a sophomore here at Temple University studying advertising with a double concentration in Brand Strategy and Art Direction. I am currently interning as a creative assistant for Recphilly, which is…

My First Internship with First Outcomes

I’m Ashley Jasinski and I’m currently a rising Junior at Temple University. I’m majoring in Advertising, Art Direction while also studying to get a certificate in Film Studies. I’ve secured my first ever internship with a small startup digital healthcare…

Reverent

My semester was spent doing branding work for a family friend out in California. Since this was a start up company, I had little to go off of, only my conversations with my coworkers. I was fortunate enough to have…

My Internship Experience

My name is Dan Finke and I am a Temple advertising student focusing in art direction. Over the past several months I have had the unique opportunity to work on establishing a brand for a long established landscape and property…

Art Direction? Media? Strategy? Oh My!

My name is Julia Ostrovsky, and I am a senior advertising major with a concentration in Art Direction, and this semester, I have the pleasure of serving as an intern at Tierney in the Strategy Department.

A New Career Path- #ExpressU

Hello everyone! I’m Cameron Kira Thomas, a senior Advertising major in the Art Direction track, and I’m a student brand ambassador for Express. Express is an American fashion retailer with over 600 national stores focusing on high-quality professional and casual…

4 Things I Learned At Group Two

Hey everyone! I’m Lenny Benfante, a senior Advertising major on the Art Direction Track, and I’ve been a Social Media Intern at Group Two Advertising since August.

Trying out Temple Football

When many people think of fall, they think of apple cider, pumpkin picking, changing leaves, and of course, weekends dedicated to college football. With football season in full swing, I have had the opportunity to intern with Temple football and…

Play hard, Network harder

I found my internship at a rooftop party hosted by Larry Fitzgerald in Phoenix, Arizona. The route to my internship was very unconventional, but a story worth telling.

Internship + Food = Awesome!

Nothing is better than to be an intern in a company, which involves with the word, FOOD!! Agree or Disagree? This summer, I am working as an Art Direction intern in AG catering, located in Fishtown. AG catering is a…

Hidden Message in Ad for Children at Risk

A friend of mine posted a video on their Facebook about an ad that really caught my eye because of the deep thought and idea execution of the designers behind it. The ANAR Foundation is a Spanish child-advocacy organization that…

PETA Uses Temple Student’s Winning Ad

    PETA released a shocking new mobile billboard last week to remind attendees at the 2013 Kentucky Derby that for the horses, racing is a matter of life or death. The ad was placed up and down the streets…

Inside View on NSAC

  Temple University’s NSAC team did an amazing job finishing up their competition last week placing fourth out of fourteen teams who presented in front of the NY judges! That’s a great accomplishment for all students involved in the process.…

Evian’s “Baby & Me”

;v=pfxB5ut-KTs   Evian strikes gold with another spot focusing on their “Live Young” branding and providing us with yet again a video featuring adorable babies, Evian’s signature. This time, instead of just showing the inner child that Evian’s water brings…

Happy Earth Day, Google!

    Happy Earth Day 2013! While you’re all being especially green today, do yourself a favor and head over to Google‘s homepage to see their interactive logo for the day. Google has presented us with a beautiful landscape that…

The Free Journal Project

    I recently came across an amazing project developed by Kelly Clawson, a fellow advertising student here at Temple and President of the Temple Ad Club. The Free Journal Project is a socially based art project founded in providing free…

The Beginning of the End

Hello all! As my internship with Sodexo and the Temple Dining Services comes to an end, I realize that I learned so much from this experience and gained many positive skills. First, I’ve learned that art direction of advertising isn’t…

“Design is creativity with strategy.”

Students at Temple see thousands of advertisements on campus each day.  Some are hung on bulletin boards; others are passed out on Liacouras Walk. But the ads and event posters hanging in the Louis J. Esposito Dining Center and the…

Visual Power

Just take a look at this print ad… At first glance, I thought it was a cellphone too, but taking a second glance, its something more than that. Nissan’s “CellTruck” print ad was created by TBWA Argentina. Brilliant, isn’t it?…

Grandchildren, Sean Pecknold

  Sean Pecknold is an all around talented man in the world of video, animation, illustration, art direction, photography etc. He pretty much gets his hands on any part his creative visual processes. “Grandchildren is the work and studio of…

3191 Miles Apart

3191 Miles Apart is a blog started by Maria Alexandra Vettese and Stephanie Congdon Barnes. Both Photographers, Art Directors, Stylists, and Designers. The two creatives met back in 2005 and in 2007 started their first project of diptych photographs: “A year of mornings”,…

The Almighty GRID–Resources

CREATING A GRID is typically one of the very first things you do when starting a design. After all, it provides the basic structure on which the rest of your design will lie. They help you create sophisticated layout structures…

Communication Arts Magazine Advertising and Design Annuals

Communication Arts is the premier source of inspiration for graphic designers, art directors, design firms, corporate design departments, advertising agencies, interactive designers, illustrators and photographers—everyone involved in visual communication. Communication Arts Magazine has a special student subscription price! For students, a…

CRED Mag is looking for Creative Submissions!

  CRED is a new arts and culture magazine focused on the youth of Philadelphia. By submitting your artwork, stories, and projects to the Magazine, will promote yourself and help you get noticed in the art scene of Philadelphia. The Magazine…

Interning, not working out, at a gym.

I currently am finishing up my internship at Weston Fitness located on the corner of 19th and Market. As I mentioned in my last post, it is primarily marketing based but also incorporates some art direction advertising within the job.…

Art Direction Track Event Tomorrow! Vision & Flair

Special event for Art Direction track students, students interested in the track and faculty members! Thursday, March 24 · 5:00pm – 7:00pm (Tomorrow…or today…depending when you read this.) in Room 310, Annenberg Hall Free Food, presentation and discussion about art direction and a…

Internship at Weston Fitness

I started Weston Fitness about 2 weeks ago and everything is going well thus far. My name is Brianna and I am currently an Advertising student with a focus in Art Direction. I will be graduating in May and this…