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Lara McCormick

Author and Designer

San Francisco

Lara McCormick is a nationally recognized designer and educator based in San Francisco. Her experience includes roles at Twitter, the Exploratorium and the New York Times. She is the author of ‘Playing with Type: 50 Graphic Experiments for Exploring Typographic Design Principles’ published by Rockport Press, gives presentations and workshops on for organizations including AIGA, AdobeMAX and TEDx. She is a two-time recipient of the Sappi ‘Ideas that Matter’ grant and past judge for the Communication Arts Typography Annual. Lara received her MFA in Design from the School of Visual Arts, and a post-graduate degree in typography from Cooper Union. She is committed to design education, social activism and investigating change.

Upcoming:

Visual Design Bootcamp: Bring Your Ideas to Life

Visual Design Bootcamp: Bring Your Ideas to Life

In this hands-on bootcamp dive into the world of design covering the essential principles and software visual designers use to create effective work across today’s media landscape.

30
Sat, 30 January 11:00 - 6:00pm EST

Previously (149):

Using Typography to Improve Design and User Experience

Using Typography to Improve Design and User Experience

95% of the information on the web is written language. In the race for people's attention the details matter and the details start with type.

56 Times

Personal Branding and Resume Design

Personal Branding and Resume Design

In this workshop, you’ll learn to effectively articulate and communicate your brand visually, and then apply it using your resume as a starting point.

26 Times

Logo Design 101

Logo Design 101

In this class you’ll learn the design fundamentals for creating logos.

19 Times

Visual Design Bootcamp

Visual Design Bootcamp

Bring your own digital designs to life in this hands-on session that teaches the fundamentals of design theory and practice.

18 Times

Visual Design 101

Visual Design 101

In this hands-on introductory workshop, learn the basics of visual communication by applying Photoshop’s powerful functions to digital product design.

14 Times

Expressive Typography: Seducing Users with Good Type

Expressive Typography: Seducing Users with Good Type

When you use type in place of image, letterforms become expressive, illustrative, and entertaining.

5 Times

Visual Design

Visual Design

Gain indispensable visual design skills in this 8-week evening or 1-week accelerated course, on campus or online.

3 Times

Hand Lettering 101

Hand Lettering 101

Learn the hands on foundations of hand lettering and the steps of digitizing.

2 Times

Breakfast Club: Designing for Social Innovation

Breakfast Club: Designing for Social Innovation

Join GA SF for an expert panel on how to infuse diversity and inclusion into the design process.

User Experience Design Immersive Remote

User Experience Design Immersive Remote

Launch a high-growth user experience design career from anywhere. Build fluency in essential skills through this 12-week, full-time online program.

Women in Tech Breakfast

Women in Tech Breakfast

Join us for this interactive dialogue about how women are succeeding in tech and fostering the next generation of leaders.

Creativity Uncovered: Making Ways podcast with Exploratorium's Lara McCormick

Creativity Uncovered: Making Ways podcast with Exploratorium's Lara McCormick

Join GA & Making Ways podcast for an evening of conversation and workshopping with Exploratorium Creative Director Lara McCormick.

Visual Design Bootcamp: Bring Your Ideas to Life

Visual Design Bootcamp: Bring Your Ideas to Life

In this hands-on bootcamp dive into the world of design covering the essential principles and software visual designers use to create effective work across today’s media landscape.

Teach at GA

Join our talented instructor team dedicated to transforming thinkers into creators.

Find Out More