Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box-folder 24.6+
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Ken Hiebert collection is divided into four series. Series I. Biographical contains resume and CVs, correspondence, and his own education in the Basel School. Series II. Teaching Career contains syllabi and coursework from courses taught by Hiebert, comprising exercises done by his students at Carnegie Mellon, PCA/UArts, and others, many of which are in the form of design books. Series III. Design Work spans his career as a designer for independent clients. This includes his two books,...
Overview To preserve documents that clarify a progression leading to and ensuing from appointment to start a pioneering program in graphic design at the University of the Arts (then Philadelphia College of Art) in 1966. Key facets of the perception-based and essentially non-verbal graphic design program of the Basel School of Design (then called Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel) were integrated with the liberal arts approach to BFA education at this independent arts college in the U.S. -- From original...