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WSU Art Museum: Abby Larson

This piece of art was interesting to me because it turned the commonplace newspaper into something unexpected. The artist, Nancy Chunn, created the piece in 1996. The artist seems to have added her own interpretation of what each article is … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Abby Larson

I have chosen to write about Bertha S. Goudy: First Lady of Printing for this blog post. This book was published in 1958 and was written in English. The typeface changes throughout the book and among chapters. It varies between … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Abby Larson

The women of Gee’s Bend, undoubtedly create beautiful pieces of art. Their work is similar to formstorming if you consider the process. They repeat the same process over and over again with multitudes of different results. These women push their … Continue reading

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Organic/Geometric: Abby Larson

This logo redesign for Sabra, a hummus company, is still very similar to the before image, but with some major and minor improvements. The old logo is much more organic than geometric, the stokes are less uniform and the line … Continue reading

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Color Interaction: Abby Larson

This ad campaign that was created for Microsoft was designed by a company called DoubleKnot Creative that is owned by a friend of my family. The two images were originally designed to be a .gif, which indicates that this ad … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground: Abby Larson

The positive space is the subject of this image, yet the cut out from the easily recognized bone shape gives the background more meaning. The background cuts into the foreground to create a second subject. This second subject is the … Continue reading

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Pattern and Texture: Abby Larson

  This garage is covered in lots of textures, both virtual and physical. Tangibly, the garage door is made of a grid of license plates, which most people know to be smooth metal with raised numbers and letters, and sometimes … Continue reading

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