Advancing Students In Our Communities Through Career-Focused Learning04.10.23
Rather than letting students slip through the cracks, our clients are discovering that they need to offer more non-traditional learning opportunities that will provide their students with the skills and experiences necessary to thrive after graduation. They are focusing on the student as a whole person—considering their mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being—as well as designing student-centered learning opportunities for all.
Lubber Run Community Center wins AIA National Design Award03.27.23
The AIA National Design Awards honor the best in contemporary architecture, with a selection of projects that push the envelope of design thinking and redefine placemaking.
UVA Student Health and Wellness Center wins ACUI Award03.27.23
The award recognizes the design of student-centered facilities that support cross-campus connections and student livelihood, on behalf of the Association of College Unions International (ACUI).
Enhancing Design Through Environmental Graphics02.06.23
In this roundtable discussion, VMDO Marketing Specialist, Athena Hanny, sits down with some of the big thinkers behind Environmental Graphic Design: VMDO Principal, Rob Winstead, and Iconograph's founder, Brittney Butler, and Project Manager, Rush Otis. Together, they discuss over 15 years of collaboration that underscores the importance of EGD, and how the service can provide highly affordable options that bring long-term value to educational communities.
In Conversation: The Virginia Film Festival Roundtable12.19.22
Earlier this month, VMDO Marketing Specialist, Michael R. Deitz, sat down with two key organizers of the 35th Virginia Film Festival, for which VMDO acted as a local Charlottesville sponsor. Assistant Director of UVA Arts Development, Lizzy Ramey, and VAFF Senior Programmer, Ilya Tovbis, spoke about their roles in festival curation, the relationship between the cinema and community, and the socio-cultural importance of local arts venues like ones Charlottesville has to offer. Check out the video of the roundtable conversation and for some upcoming 2023 film recommendations for the new year.