Project Blog

Building relationships

July 29, 2011

On the first week of this intensive program*, Michael Blakeney’s assignment was to build a Relationships Map. Since this could be a lifetime project, I started doing mine. It resulted to be a good exercise to see my 451 Facebook “friends”, 62 LinkedIn connections and 64 Twitter followers/followed from a new perspective. I am not … Continue reading Building relationships


A Message from Bob McKinnon

August 25, 2010

Hello Everyone, I just wanted to send you all a quick note of congratulations after your presentations on Friday. As I mentioned to many of you after, I saw two things consistently throughout the presentations. First, I was able to see each of you in your own idea. There was such authenticity in your presentations … Continue reading A Message from Bob McKinnon


Impact! Impressions

August 18, 2010

by Vera Sacchetti When I first sat at the roundtable that inaugurated the Impact! summer program at SVA, I was far from understanding how the following weeks of this intensive summer program would affect me. As an observer, I came from the nearby SVA Design Criticism department to study the language used around the booming … Continue reading Impact! Impressions


big things happen even outside of class – by Peyton Rowe

August 13, 2010

We have great field trips like visiting MTV to hear Jason Rzepka talk about the Public Service division that does cool initiatives like ThinkMTV. We visited the new Pop-Tarts World store in Times Square where Thiago tasted his first Pop-Tart and I ate Pop-Tart sushi. We have a GREAT discussion with Michael Blakeney and Andréa Pellegrino … Continue reading big things happen even outside of class – by Peyton Rowe