Category: Assignments

  • Part III: The Tales of a Wilted Rose, & A Beastly, Unicorn Prince

    When listening to Season 1, Episode 8 of the podcast called Spooked, I was able to listen to 2 stories within one 30-minute segment. Prior to the first story, the podcast host introduced the episode with piano music in the background to set an eerie tone for the listeners, even before the scary story started.…

  • Ira Glass: Building Blocks, Decency, & Fatal Errors

    I chose to watch parts one, two, and four of the Ira Glass videos. I found his advice to be extremely compelling and interesting, especially from the perspective of someone who has never dabbled in audio storytelling for themself. Part one of this video focused on the two most important elements of audio storytelling that…

  • Design Assignment 3: Freightnening

    Cassie sat down with her seven year-old Chromebook on her bed in her matchbox-sized room and looked at the instructions for her criminology class homework on Schoology: “Make a meme that references what you are passionate about in a humorous way”. She sighs, holding her head in her hands. It has been a long day;…

  • Design Assignment 2: Color Change

              Rory looked out of the same window with rusted jail bars grasping desperately onto the surface that she had been staring at for the past three years. Well, she wasn’t entirely sure of how long it had been at this point; she stopped scraping tally marks into the wall behind her bed a few months…

  • Design Assignment 1: Contradiction Creation

      ‘How are we going to get this message out to anyone? How is this going to be possible?!’ Carly yelled, her voice rising in intensity as she continued her endless rant about the current state of the world. ‘You know, Carly, I am not sure that the zombies will go away’ because you are…

  • Design Blitz (Photo Safari)

     The five concepts that I focused on for my Design Blitz include Balance, Rhythm, Color, Dominance, and Typography, respectfully. The way that I represented balance can be seen in the top left image containing the back of a chair in my front yard. If the detailed wooden star were to be divided down the middle,…

  • Response to The Vignelli Canon

    Response to the Vignelli Canon            As I was reading the 49-page booklet written and designed by Massimo Vignelli, I was incredibly fascinated by his insights regarding graphic design in particular. The first section that I found to be intriguing was Vignelli’s description of appropriateness. I thought that seeing appropriateness in terms of solving a specific problem…

  • Draw It Assignment: A Space Story

    One day, I decided that I wanted to take a noble and dangerous journey on a spaceship called SpaceBlast during their expedition that is destined for a new, incredibly top-secret planet. The public is still unaware of this new planet. However, because I am a billionaire who inherited her money from her parents, I bribed…

  • Fantasy TED Talks Visual Assignment (4)

      During this TED Talk, Plankton from the iconic show Spongebob tells the audience about his lifelong passion, which is obtaining the elusive and magical Krabby Patty recipe from the Krusty Krab. He is elated that he was finally able to maneuver his way around Mr. Krabs, Squidward, and Spongebob’s watchful eyes and sneak away…

  • We’ve Found Your Match Visual Assignment (3)

    These pictures show Ed Sheeran and my best friend side-by-side. You decide for yourself what you think the resemblance is! Social Media Profiles! SoundCloud: Caleigh’s SoundCloud Profile Flickr: Caleigh’s Flickr Profile Youtube: Caleigh’s YouTube Profile

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