One a Day

I’m in the process of planning a One a Day project.  It would start at the beginning of one month with the first piece and an article explaining every facet of my life (i.e. future plans, current thoughts, a few ideas about design, my philosophies on design, etc…).  It would end exactly one year from …

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Banner, Colors, and More

Updates to Come: The next round of scheduled updates to come are: A banner for the site A new site logo Working with the theme to use a color other than green (at this juncture I’m thinking either a similar blue or a red-orange) A working content schedule and new content.  (Design Bits, WIPs, Daily …

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Design Bits

Fortune-Cookie

This is a collection of Design Bits.  They are kind of like little words of design wisdom; what you would find in a design fortune cookie.  It’s something I’d like to offer weekly and, maybe, even design these gems into a nice poster.  Here’s a couple to get us started:

  • Design can be changed at any point during the process.  No design is ever set in stone.
  • We’re looking for artistic solutions to the problems we are given.  Unlike math, there is always more than one right answer.
  • If you wouldn’t put your own name on a project, why would the person you’re representing want to put theirs on it.

These are mostly thoughts I’ve collected so the quotation doesn’t need to be exact when we attempt to turn these into posters.

What I learned about pranks.

The Prequel: I was explaining to my Graphic/Web Design professor that the problem with php contact forms was that you could enter any email address and it would send to the recipient under that email.  I gave the example that I could send the entire class an email from our professor canceling class.  In a challenging …

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New Project for Graphic Design 4

My newest project for Graphic Design 4 is to create an identity for a restaurant.  I have to choose between an author, artist, or scientist to theme the restaurant around them.  I’m thinking Nikola Tesla, or George Orwell, or doing some research in the field of chemistry/biochemistry to give myself plenty of forms to work …

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