Assistant Professor of Communication Design, Art, Media and Technology
Julia Wargaski is an Assistant Professor of Communication Design, Parsons The New School for Design, The School of Art, Media and Technology specializing in information design and design methodologies. As Art Director, Information Designer and Illustrator, Julia collaborated with content and content flow creators, Katayoun Chamany and Lianna Schwartz-Orbach, to co-create the Sources of Stem Cells Radial Infographic and the eleven related Detailed Sheets. Julia transformed biotechnological processes associated with stem cell research into intuitive information design narratives that highlight the historical development of each source of stem cells and its associated therapeutic and scientific potential — information design as educational tools. She contributed Art Direction, Design and Co-development of educational materials for Princeton Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and Application, Information and Visual design for the Ripple, Explore and Map views in the Shape of Change online archive in collaboration with Melanie Crean. She was Co-author, Art Director, and Information Designer for development of the "Trees of Trade: Biodiversity and Extinction" educational game interface visualizations and transitions showing progression of information design narrative and how to 'play' the data, based on Katharina Seifert's "Effects of Trade: Endangered Species of the Atlantic Rainforest", and in collaboration with Katharina Seifert, Preethi Chethan and Mike Edwards — in conjunction with Dataplay/Parsons PETLab. Some Additional Clients include: Delaware Valley Farm Study Center for Sustainable Living, Town & Country Magazine, Worth Magazine, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, House & Garden Magazine, and Alexander Isley Design.
information design, typography, data visualization, communication design/design process, science and design, educational tools