Author Archives: Kira Norman

Final Reflection: Kira Norman

While looking through everyone’s menu design, I had a hard time choosing which one was my favorite. After some consideration, I realized that Whitney Demarest’s flip book-like menu was definitely my best pick. The hierarchy of the menu starts from … Continue reading

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Menu Design: Kira Norman

For my menu design, I chose to look at the Salionas design. It makes great use of typography and the spacing of the menu is minimal within each individual section, but any vertical breaks between columns is large and defined. … Continue reading

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Alphabet Design Proposal: Kira Norman

For my alphabet design I chose to look at song lyrics from a song I like called The Wolf by SIAMÉS. The song is about the fight against addiction, represented by a wolf. The song isn’t very hopeful, but it is … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Kira Norman

While reading Ellen Lupton’s “Thinking with Type”, specifically the “Letter” chapter, I learned more about what exactly makes up a typeface’s structure. The sharpness and uniformity of a piece became more and more important over time, helping designs comfortably accommodate broad … Continue reading

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Pattern Design Reflection: Kira Norman

My first pattern design was heavily influenced by pixel art renditions of hourglasses. I came up with this idea one night when I was playing a video game with pixel art graphics and a symbol of an hourglass popped up … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane: Kira Norman

One of my favorite aspects of photography is the use of negative space and lines. In two of my pictures, the blue lit one and the construction zone, I made it a point to highlight the geometry in the area. … Continue reading

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Texture: Kira Norman

So I chose to take pictures of textures I found in my room. It was interesting to find what was appealing to me visually. The felt fabric and the cork board are not uniformly organized but  for some reason, they … Continue reading

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