UIC Design and Morningstar, Inc. have established a joint Visiting Scholar program to bring expertise in emerging practices of digital media design to advance our collaborative relationship and shared vision.
Pedro Neves, who received an MDes in Graphic Design degree our program international program with the Basel School of Design, and an undergraduate degree in Multimedia Design from the University of Coimbra in Portugal, has been selected for this 2-year position. We welcome Pedro to the UIC Design faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor.
Morningstar is a global financial services firm founded by enrepreneur, Joe Mansueto, and headquartered in Chicago. A company known for bringing the power of design to the financial services industry, Morningstar is the single largest employer of UIC School of Design graduates. Our relationship was established by Philip Burton, Professor and Founding Chair of UIC Graphic Design, who has served as a consultat to Morningstar since 1992, and advanced by David Williams, Morningstar's Global Head of Design.
Image: The Affordances of Scripting Typography, Pedro Neves, UIC HGK Basel MDes Thesis, 2018