Design has been a really interesting thing to me in the past few months. I never really thought about how much went into design and how much it could influence people. I really under appreciated it. Now after learning a little bit more about it in my PR Publication class, I have become actively involved [Continue]
Monthly Archives: January 2017
I have never truly learned much about typography before so this assignment was interesting and fun for me. I enjoyed playing the games and learning a little more about the types of fonts, how to space them (or how to not space them!), and some general fonts that look good together and which do not … Continue reading Now A Friend With Typography
Business Card Designs Color There are many ideas when it comes to the concepts of color and design. The theory is that a person feels a different emotion based on the color that they see. Light pink or ivory along with white that is used in the bottom left card is thought to portray quietness, […]
Color is one of my favorite parts of design. I moonlight as a painter (it’s one of my favorite hobbies), and I love experimenting with color. Color also alway drawn me to art, graphics, and publications. The book I’m currently reading is a great example of color. It boasts an electric read which draws the readers eye and the splash of yellow carries the eye to focus on Mario Goetze. With the black typeface, the colors play on the colors of Germany’s flag.
Minimalism & Use of Space
All in all, I have realized I enjoy colorful, clean designs. Not sure if I’ll ever again be able to look at the cover of a book without thinking about these different aspects of design .
After playing some typography games, (Shoot the Serif, Type War and Kern Type) I realized I have some brushing up to do on my typography skills. I always thought I was vert detail oriented and could spot the differences between fonts easily, but this proved me wrong. Well for the most part anyway. In Shoot… Continue reading Am I really that dumb?
I had a bit too much fun with this activity; I mean it’s not everyday you get to play games as an assignment! My favorite game on this list was the Type Connection game. I enjoyed matching the fonts as if I was a real matchmaker! I also learned a lot about planning from that …
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All of these ads and stories were found in a political magazine called MAD. The first is called “Imagine” and depicts Donald Trump with a type of poem about what his “ideal world” may look like, according to a third party. I thought that the illustration and use of color was great because it captured …
These typography games were very fun and informational. I especially liked the “Shoot the Serif,” game because it tested your speed in identifying serif or sans serif fonts. Not to mention it reminded me of the song “I shot the Sheriff” by Eric Clapton. But that’s beside the point. These games are just quick and … Continue reading “Typography”