Typography – Sending a Visual Message

The written word is one of the most effective ways to send a message. Words can persuade, entertain, sadden, inform, inspire, hurt, and even heal. Words, when combined with imagery can be even more effective at communicating a message. Creating a Typographic Illustration The idea behind this project is to communicate an idea that is […]

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Digital Design II Feedback Blog Post

We’re nearing the end of the year (finally for some you), and since you are the second class to officially complete this relatively new program, I’m curious to hear your thoughts on this class format. I asked the same thing of my first class last year, and I was able to take their feedback and […]

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Moving in your own direction. Which way will you go?

We’re at a point in the year where you are ready for some self-chosen direction. Some of you have stuck with the class format pretty religiously, and some of you haven’t. For some, you’ve watched the videos, asked questions, researched, designed, redesigned, became very specific in your self-critique, etc.., and as such, the quality of […]

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Digital Design II Feedback Blog Post

We’re nearing the end of the year (finally for some you), and since you are the second class to officially complete this relatively new program, I’m curious to hear your thoughts on this class format. I asked the same thing of my first class last year, and I was able to take their feedback and […]

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Illustrations…Round 2.

It’s round 2 for Illustrations. Your self portraits turned out pretty well for your first attempts (for the most part). It’s now time to take these to the next level. You have several options for this project including redoing your original self portrait. You may also create a new illustration not based on your portrait. This […]

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Symmetry and Asymmetry in Design…What Does It Mean?

I thought I would share a relevant article on symmetry vs. asymmetry in design. It’s a great illustrative piece that covers many of the ideas we discussed in class when starting our logo project as well as future publication projects. Bookmark this one for future reference. It’s a great resource. Symmetry vs. Asymmetry

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Minimalism in Typography

Minimalism is a term you will hear used in this classroom quite often. It has always been a part of the design world, but with the advent of mobile and responsive design, it’s taking off as a hot trend right now. Doing more with less has designers coming up with all sort of variations on […]

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