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Final Reflection: Allison Cissna

For this blog post I decided to compare and contrast my menu with Camille Oppedal’s because it was the most appealing to me and it had similar ideas with my design in terms of font choices and layout design. When … Continue reading

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Menu Design: Allison Cissna

http://www.underconsideration.com/artofthemenu/archives/pint_brothers.php For my menu choice I decided to work with the Pint Brothers menu. This menu does a great job at displaying hierarchy which is “the order of importance within a social group or in a body of text” (Lupton/Phillips). … Continue reading

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Alphabet Design Proposal: Allison Cissna

For this project I was inspired by creating something more natural and since my soccer season is about to start up again I thought it would be a good idea to use grass as a texture and potentially a block … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Allison Cissna

I have been reading a lot about fonts and how much detail goes into them. Fonts have changed tremendously over time from hand written to sans serif and serif to fancy letters created through objects and shapes. After reading through … Continue reading

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Pattern Design Reflection: Allison Cissna

My inspiration for these pattern designs was a mosaic tile theme that I have seen in my great aunt’s backyard where she lives down in Mexico, these intricate patterns can be found all over her house and ceramic vases that … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane: Allison Cissna

  In my first image, I found a screw in the wall at my work that represented functions as point, marking a position in space. The screw stands out from the background because of the light and dark contrast. I … Continue reading

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Textures: Allison Cissna

For this first blog post I was searching for a cool pattern to use and that’s when I noticed just how many textures and patterns are around me. In my opinion, the difference between texture and pattern is textures are … Continue reading

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