Well, I slept on it. Twenty-two iterations later, and this illustration is ready to present to the client!
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Being able to spot what is working, and what isn’t, to be able to talk about that, and to be able to fix that is an ever-present struggle for me. I think it probably is for everyone. Part of it comes with experience, and part of it is sleeping on it. I know that I [...]
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 [...]
Designing a cafe that is opening in the newly re-designed campus rec center is one of many client projects that my visual communications cohort is working on this semester. One design will be chosen in October and the restaurant will open in January. The scope of the project includes: name, logo, interior design, collateral materials, [...]
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 [...]
Today someone broke into my house. Today I collected a burglar’s footprint and will now look at all Nike wearers as though they are burglars. Today I thought it would be fun to be a set photographer for a film. I wonder how that works. Today I ate five cookies, two rice crispy treats, a [...]
Tucson Weekly reviewed the Four Seasons show!
If Larry Busbea can condense Adolf Loos’s essay “Ornament and Crime” to “Everyone who likes decorations is a sissy-baby,” then I can make my design history essay’s outline look like this: Rise of Industrial Revolution Eminem (Marx + Morris) Loos bein’ a hater.
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.