Published Work

Co-Author; published conference proceedings
Santurri, L., Stander, A., Zahabi, L., Bennion, B., Matthews, J., Picturing the health of a community: A community-engaged health assessment of Weber and Morgan counties in Utah, American Public Health Association Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 2015 Nov
Link to conference website entry

L. Zahabi, “Exploring Information-Triage: Speculative Interface Tools to Help College Students Conduct Online Research,” A. Marcus (Ed.):DUXU/HCII 2013, Part IV, LNCS 8015, pp. 611–620, 2013.
Link to paper on SpringerLink

L.Zahabi, “Visualizing Information-Triage: a speculative and metaphoric interface for making sense of online searching,” M. Huang and W. Huang, editors, Innovative Approaches of Data Visualization and Visual Analytics, IGI Global, July 2013.

L. Zahabi, Seeking Information-Triage: Comparative interface tools to help users manage complexity and mitigate anxiety during online searching, Master of Graphic Design Thesis, North Carolina State University College of Design, May 2010.

Master of Graphic Design, Interface Publication, North Carolina State University College of Design, Spring 2009.

Work under contract

L. Zahabi, “Design for Good: Community Organization Partnership,” M. Maxwell-Lane and R. Tegtmeyer, editors, COLLAB + DESIGN ED, will be published by Bloomsbury; edits will be finished in spring of 2018.
Link to book website

Co-authored Project featured in edited book
A. Buck-Coleman and L. Zahabi, “Case Study: Open Brief // Capstone Project, University of Maryland,” A. Nottingham and J. Stout, editors, The Graphic Design Process: how to be successful in design school, will be published by Bloomsbury; edits will be finished in July of 2018.

Refereed Presentations

L. Zahabi, Not Just Playing Around: Game Design In The Interaction Design Classroom, Design Incubation: Colloquium 3.2: Parsons Integrated Design, New York City, New York, 2017 Feb

Co-Authored: A. Buck-Coleman, L. Zahabi, Engaging multiplicity: A multimodal approach to teaching typographic history, part of College Arts Association Panel titled Teaching Design History Through Making, College Arts Association (CAA) Conference, New York City, New York, 2017 Feb

L. Zahabi, When you make everything bold, nothing is bold, part of MACAA Panel titled Polymodal Sites: Graphic Design in the Expanded Field, Mid-American College Art Association (MACAA) Conference, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, 2016 Oct

L. Zahabi, Percolation and Marination: Manipulating Iteration, Uncertainty and Unfamiliar Processes in the Creation of the Design Piece an Exquisite Morass, part of the American Anthropological Association Conference Panel titled Practice, Process, And Post-Rationalization:
Notes on Making And The Temporality Of Creativity, American Anthropological Association, 113th Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., 2014 Dec

L. Zahabi, Exploring Information-Triage: speculative interface tools to help college students conduct online research, Human Computer Interaction International Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2013 July

L. Zahabi, An Exquisite Morass, Imageword/Wordimage: 26th Annual National Conference on Liberal Arts and the Education of Artists, School of Visual Arts, New York City, New York, 2012 Oct

Co Authored: K. Stevenson, L. Zahabi, A. Moore, A Process for Scaffold Assessment Planning, Assessment in the Arts Conference, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, Colorado, 2012 June


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