I still get to do some design work with my Americorps job. I appreciate having design experience and training as a tool that feels familiar and easy to use. It also feels good to be free of so much pressure with my designs. Yesterday I made this poster, today I got to lead an elementary [...]
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A lot of people tell me they enjoy this folksy illustration style that I have. The work that I have the most fun making always gets the most positive responses, but in my mind I always think that my work should be very serious and minimalist, à la the International Style. I think following design [...]
The final project for my typography class is to make three-dimensional experimental type that interacts with space. I’m playing around with ice letterforms. I like how time is such a big player in the shape and existence of the letters. Time’s role isn’t very apparent with the written word. While it’s true that context does [...]
My poster for the Tucson Folk Festival was accepted into the Design, Share, Grow: Annual Viscom Exhibition at the Lionel Rombach Gallery! The show was juried by three successful UofA viscom alumni: Todd Fedell, Danielle Hull, and Rick O’Brien. It was encouraging to talk with the jurors about their journeys in the world of design [...]
I finally got my final typography project back from last semester. We created a book of all the work we had done in the class, including sketches. It was expensive to print, and I hand-bound this book, but I got 100/100 points for it. I’m glad I have a good archive of my work.