I’ve been teaching a course called The Design of Play this semester. Our students are exploring the value of play in our daily lives. Research in various sciences indicates that play is a positive experience. From the natural sciences, we learn that it helps the human animal learn and develop essential skills. From the social [...]
Glenn Platt, AIMS Co-Director and C. Michael Armstrong Chair of Interactive Media, and Lindsay Grace, C. Michael Armstrong Professor in the School of Fine Arts, are currently visiting Borneo in collaboration with Dr. Chris Myers and Project Dragonfly. Platt and Grace are teaching Master’s students about social media as part of Earth Expeditions, a global [...]
Students Collaborate with Industry Professionals
A select group of design and writing students, working through the Miami Design Collaborative, participated in a card concepting workshop with American Greetings during March and April. A team of professional creative directors and writers worked with the students on campus, followed up by a one day workshop at American Greetings’ [...]
IMS390i Spring 2010 Project 2 Prototypes
Developed new logo and web presence. Created e-commerce functionality and put collection online.
Case Study: Taft Museum of Art (2001) – The Taft Museum of Art, known as one of the finest small art museums in America, desired a redesign of their Web site. In anticipation of an $18 million renovation and expansion project, Taft requested [...]
Developed help system for handheld pc application for all delivery drivers in North America.
Case Study: Cintas (2004)- Cintas Corporation designs, manufactures, and implements corporate identity uniform programs. Within their North American rental uniform division, Cintas employed 5,000 Sales Service Representatives (SSRs) who carried Personal Route Computers (PRCs). These computers were due to be replaced with [...]
Administration metrics. Case Study: Convergys (2006) Convergys Corporation a global leader in providing customer care, human resources and billing services, needed to build an operations dashboard for AT&T Network Connection (ANC), a platform of long-distance services. Convergys requested that Armstrong Interactive (AI) design an operations dashboard intended to monitor the status of daily operations.
AI Methodology: [...]