De Angela L. Duff, Co-Director

http://www.polishedsolid.com

(MFA, Maryland Institute College of Art)
Co-Director / Industry Associate Professor of Integrated Digital Media
Technology, Culture and Society
deangela.duff@nyu.edu
646 997 0718

De Angela L. Duff is a designer, photographer, web developer, DJ, and podcaster. She is also the Co-Director and an Industry Associate Professor of Integrated Digital Media (IDM) at NYU Tandon School of Engineering in Brooklyn. Prior to joining NYU Tandon, De Angela Duff was the Program Director and an Associate Professor of Design, Art & Technology (formerly Multimedia) and Web Development & Interaction Design within the College of Art, Media & Design, as well as an Interim Co-Director of the School of Design at The University of the Arts (UArts) in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to UArts, she was an Art Director for Nettmedia, an NYC Interactive Design Firm. Notable projects included art direction and lead design of David Bowie’s BowieNet version 2.0, and websites for Britney Spears, Alicia Keys, and many others.

De Angela has recently spoken at Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince, Black Portraitures III, II: Revisited, & II Conferences, Eyeo Festival, NYC’s Creative Tech Week Raising The Bar series, AIGA’s Social Studies & Massaging Media 2 Conferences and HOW’s Annual Design Conference. She has judged HOW’s interactive design competition and has been featured in publications such as HOW magazine, Print magazine, Now Loading and www.animation: Animation Design for the World Wide Web. She has served on Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter’s committee to re-brand Philadelphia and participated in the Free Library of Philadelphia’s Website Brainstorming Charette. She also hosts an online, radio show, No Turn Unstoned, on Mixlr.com and produces, edits, and guests the Prince and Prince-related Inside The Album podcasts for Grown Folks Music.

A native of Eutaw, Alabama, De Angela holds an MFA in Studio Art (Photography) from MICA, a BFA in Graphic Design from Georgia State University, and a BS in Textile Engineering from Georgia Tech. Her research currently focuses on the intersection of music, photography, and technology.