Category Archives: Design

Design Blitz

I think some of the key principles of design rely on the fact that human beings like both patterns and opposites. After reading up on the design principles provided to us, my impression was that I should always be striving … Continue reading

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Event Advertisement

Anyone up for a movie night? I sure am! I’ve designed quite a few posters for events I’ve organized as an RA, but I’ve never used a computer to make them. I thought it might be useful to try my … Continue reading

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Contradiction Creation

Feeling good about life today? I was too, until I decided to craft a demoralizing poster. It got a little darker than I thought it would with this assignment. I chose it because the preview image for the assignment appealed … Continue reading

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The Vignelli Canon

The most thought I’ve ever given to design is when it was applicable for school or work projects; it’s not really something I do for fun. However, one of my favorite things about writing is structuring what I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Pop Culture .GIF

On my computer, I have a program I use to take screencaps called Gyazo. Gyazo also has a function where you can screengrab GIFs, and I had never tried it before. This assignment seemed like the perfect time to try … Continue reading

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One Story / Four Icons

Right away, this assignment stood out to me because it looked fun. I had a good time searching through icons on The Noun Project and trying to decide which ones would best represent the story I was thinking of. In … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

I was pretty nervous about this assignment, given that I don’t have a lot of photo editing experience. However, I saw that other students had written tutorials, and so I checked on those, mostly using this one in particular. To … Continue reading

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