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Located in the beautiful Fraser Valley just east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is a fully accredited, public university that enrolls approximately 16,000 students per year. UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Hope and Agassiz, and a growing presence in Chandigarh, India.

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UFV Gaphic + Digital Design
Typo Berlin
What Design Can Do

GDD’s First Study Abroad Tour

Design and Typography 2017, May 14 to June 1
London, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Dessau

An inspired immersive survey on the evolution and future of graphic design and typography is planned in May 2017, led by Karin Jager and Miranda Ting. We will be visiting some of Europe’s major creative centres, notable design studios including Pentagram in London; major design exhibitions; design conferences including What Design Can Do in Amsterdam, an international design think tank where students will be taking part in a track of co-creation workshops around a Climate Action Challenge and, TypoBerlin Wanderlust; a visit to the Bauhaus in Dessau including workshops and a night in the original student dorms in the Studio Building, the Bauhaus in Weimar; and the Bauhaus University. The tour can be paired with graphic design courses – History of graphic design (GD102) or select directed studies in typography or critical inquiry (GD498/499).

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