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Ira Robbins


Ira   Robbins

Part-time Assistant Professor

Office Location:

  • Email: RobbinsI@newschool.edu


  • Ira Robbins is a graphic designer, illustrator and the principal of Ira Robbins Design. He is responsible for art direction, design, illustration and project management for a wide range of projects including promotional and advertising design, education, corporate communications and fund raising. He has designed for clients as varied as Lincoln Center for The Performing Arts, Columbia Artists, The International YMCA, New York City Ballet, Barnes & Noble, Museum of The City of New York, Con Edison, Ballet Hispanico, Pressman Toys, and others.

    A student of Milton Glaser's, Ira was a founding partner of Start Studios working on branding projects for companies such as Walter Reade, and Sterling Films. He was also creative director for Berton Miller Associates, a full service advertising agency.

    Teaching on the graduate and undergraduate levels for over twenty years, Ira has taught graphic and advertising design, digital design, typography and imaging courses for Parsons The New School of Design, School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement and CUNY. He also teaches Drawing and Imaging at Parsons. He has mentored many students for careers in graphic and advertising design. His paintings, drawings and print work are included in private collections and he has exhibited his paintings and prints.


    Degrees Held:

    BFA from Pratt Institute in Design and Fine Arts

    MA from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Illustration.

     
    Research Interests:

    Typography, data visualization, design, drawing, imaging, 



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