2D Design: Purposeful Play

About the Project Play is often thought of as a tool for children. To a child, play is serious business. But purposeful play is a tool for all of us to investigate and understand the world, our relationships, and ourselves. Play allows us to reflect on the past, interpret the present, and imagine the future. …
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Typography Project 4: Typography

About This Project: This project’s objective was to build on my knowledge of using type, typographic treatment and semantics to express ideas in order to create a table of contents and title page focused on the ideas of information hierarchy and the logical organization of information. In this first part of this project, I created …
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2D Design: The Human Element

About the Project: In this project, I was tasked with reconsidering the form of visual elements while still maintaining the order of a composition through Gestalt Principles and the principles of design. In order to do this, I had to choose a solution to the Gestalt Principles that I had created in my first 2D …
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Typography Project 3: Sentences

About the Project In this project, I built on my knowledge of letterforms and letter spacing in order to organize and express the ideas which the following quote conveys by using variations of of type, type style, and typographic structure: “Good design is all about making other designers feel like idiots because that idea wasn’t …
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2D Design: Balancing Variety

About the Project This project’s goal is to expand upon my knowledge of the principles of design including unity & variety, emphasis, value, and balance. It will expand on my knowledge by stretching the variables in a composition while still maintaining order, balance and harmony. The process we are tasked to follow is to compose …
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2D Design: Gestalt Principles

Learn about Gestalt Principles here. Order is extremely fundamental in art making. In the case of this process, being orderly completely changed the effect of the art, for example, some people chose not to give any thought to their order in which they placed their solutions for each Gestalt Principle. This resulted in the work …
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The Sum of My Parts

Second Semester Course Load It’s been a while since I’ve written a blog post, and I hope you guys will forgive me because I’m extremely busy. A lot busier than I was last semester, because I’m taking 3 studio courses (in other words, 3 two-hour classes that are project-based) and 3 other classes. So if …
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