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About isabellatroiani

A 20 year-old student who loves all things food, art, and travel.

WSU Art Museum: Isabella Troiani

One of the most unique collections we saw during our visit to WSU was the artwork created by a nun named Corina Kempt. While the museum director himself was not fond of the pieces, I thought they were great examples … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Isabella Troiani

The book “Of the Friendship of Amis and Amile” was one of the first books in the MASC that caught my attention. The book was published by Kelmscott Press, which is a private press created by William Morris in the … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Isabella Troiani

The quilts of Gee’s Bends have a lot of similar designs, most noticeably the log cabin and housetop, yet the diverse quilts they were able to make by simple variations creates interest. This log cabin design by Loretta Pettway is … Continue reading

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Color Interaction: Isabella Troiani

When thinking about interaction of color, I immediately imagined the hues of nature. This photo shows how colors often work together in nature. The photo is highly saturated so we see each color in its full intensity. The purple flowers … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground: Isabella Troiani

“Figure” is an item/design/image that is in the forefront of the setting, or “ground.” Each is only visible when they are in contrast with one another. Figure/ground ambiguity plays off the balance and contrast of figure/ground. This photo to the … Continue reading

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Pattern and Texture: Isabella Troiani

Pattern and texture are often intertwined in graphic design. Pattern can be described simply as a repetitive design. The variations (of color, size, spacing, and so on) incite different emotions and uses. The following photo is a good depiction of … Continue reading

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