Tag: DesignAssignments

  • 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,…

  • Intro to Design: Summary & Assignment Links

    Introduction to Design Assignment: Summary Throughout this assignment, I learned about so many elements of graphic design that I had not previously considered nor even heard of, quite honestly. I very much benefited from learning about the use and manipulation of colors in images. I have never really thought about the way that colors could…

  • 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…

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