In Press

Journal Article 
L. Zahabi, Thinking out loud: an invitation for designers to consider the Voice User Interface (VUI), Dialectic, Volume 3 Issue 2, M. Gibson and K. Owens, editors, published by AIGA DEC through Michigan Publishing, forthcoming.

Published Work

Edited proceedings 
L. Zahabi, editor. SHIFT: Dialogue: Proceedings of the AIGA Design Educators Community Conferences. Produced and hosted by Michigan Publishing on the behalf of The AIGA DEC; March 2022.

“Design for Good: Community Organization Partnership,” Collaboration in Design education: Case Studies and Teaching Methodologies, M. Maxwell-Lane and R. Tegtmeyer, editors, Bloomsbury, September 17, 2020.
Link to book website
Link to Bloomsbury page for this book

Co-authored Project featured in edited book
A. Buck-Coleman and L. Zahabi, “Case Study: Open Brief // Capstone Project, University of Maryland,” The Graphic Design Process: how to be successful in design school, A. Nottingham and J. Stout, editors, Bloomsbury, September 5, 2019.
Link to Bloomsbury page for this book

Co-Author; published conference proceedings 
P. Lusch and L. Zahabi, Making Assumptions: Pedagogy, Practice, and the Portfolio, P. Napier and A. Ganci, editors, MAKE, AIGA Design Educators Community Dialogue series, 2019.
Link to our piece in proceedings

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, November 2015.
Link to conference website entry

“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

“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.

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 in progress

Single Author Book | Seeking a publishing contract
Beyond the search engine: navigating online search in the age of big-data, social media, and hyperbole, currently have three of eight chapters fully drafted, and the remaining chapters outlined with preliminary research begun.

Very Old Blogs

ZahabiBlog: Process and musings from Graduate School

Window on Design: Advice for design students