Category Archives: Computer-generated

SAM app

Kat.countiss skins2 View more PowerPoint from basementcat (Above: Presentation of screens. Flip through to see the task flow.) Post Critique: The theme I could extract from today’s critique was “hierarchy.” Despite my best efforts, it isn’t enough to show people … Continue reading

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Calendars and Such

My finished materials from last weeks’ assignment. Three calendar months (Jan, Jun and Dec 2013), business card front and back, letterhead and No.10 envelope. When presenting this to the class, one of my classmates inquired as to how I had done it. … Continue reading

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Beyond Label

It never ends. I think that we’ve said everything there is to say about packaging. Design not for designers, but consumers. It’s about making something for a total stranger and making them fall in love with it. Define your product … Continue reading

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Pen and Pencil

I’m making a calendar for Jason’s InDesign Class and we’re allowed to do illustrations. For Jason’s next assignment, I am working on building an identity system. The goal is, as with any branding system, to make sure these pieces look … Continue reading

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Web Design for the Daily Astorian

(Above: My designs, first attempt and Final) Tim’s Tips for Web Pages (At least what I could glean from all the friendly teacher-y snarky.)Create a header-create icons-you have levels to help you with your hierarchy- Mockup, don’t put ads in- … Continue reading

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Rules vs. No Rules

Today I presented this in class. After reading the first chapter of “Hey Whipple, Squeeze This” I realize that I shouldn’t have approached this menu design in the way that I did. This is my first group of things that … Continue reading

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The Evolution of a Sauce Label

Post Critique: Tom said that my label had too many saturated colors and the font left something to be desired. Set the scene, he said. Tell a story. So, after some edits and the use of a varying size san … Continue reading

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