In my very first post, I defined my goals for this semester. One of my main objectives was to become proficient in Adobe, so I would not have to use templates and plug things into layouts created by other people. Before I started, people who know how to use Photoshop and InDesign were wizards to […]
Posts Categorized: design
This week, we learned how to use Canva, a design website which offers easy tools to build your own content. And by easy I mean real easy. Compared to Photoshop and InDesign, this website makes designing a matter of minutes and the result always looks very professional, as if you spent hours crafting your piece. […]
After taking a week-long break, I actually missed my design work. It felt weird not to dedicate a couple of hours to it like I had the last couple of weeks. Returning to Photoshop, I definitely felt less anxious and stressed out. Working my feedback into my final draft was actually just a matter of minutes, […]
This week’s assignment was definitely much more difficult and also less fun than the first one, but that’s probably because Photoshop is way more complex in its function and tools than InDesign. Every time I managed to move a piece to the right spot or change something the right way I almost wanted to cry […]
For the second stakeholder in my direct mailer assignment, I’m choosing to address donors, who support the scholarship fund for international students. While my first direct mailer is more on the playful side, I will probably need to be a little more formal for this one. The purpose of the first direct mailer is to […]
Okay. Photoshop is HANDS DOWN way more difficult than In Design. It’s been a long time since we watched the tutorials, but I can safely say I only remember how to do random things and definitely not the things I desperately need to know, like how to use layers and smart objects. I had no […]
This week was the week to finish up both the business card and letterhead, and it’s been a blast.
This week we were asked to start strategizing visuals for our chosen company, and mine was Thinx.
For this assignment, I chose three advertisements for events that were displayed across campus and at my apartment complex (but bare with…
For the typography assignment, I decided to play “Shoot the Serif” (what a fantastic pun), “Kern Type” and “Type War.”