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Student Broadside Critique – Melissa Tsitsis

The mood of the text seems hopeful because there’s many different genres of music that suit different tastes, personalities, and moods. It starts off as a simile: “Human lives are composed like music.” This is the first line of the … Continue reading

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Broadside – Melissa Tsitsis

This broadside that I found in the MASC is an example of Integrating Images to Kyle Schlesinger’s essay. The text is the most prominent aspect of this broadside, but there is also the inclusion of illustrations, which helps emphasize and … Continue reading

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Alphabet Design – Melissa Tsitsis

The text that I will be using for this project is a poem called Daffodils by William Wordsworth. The poem is very lighthearted and reminds me of the summer so my goal is also to create a font that feels … Continue reading

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Type Face Anatomy – Melissa Tsitsis

I found this to be an interesting headline when I was looking through a “Self” magazine. What really stood out to me about this headline was that it is “thin and high strung” which is a characteristic of a type … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground and Framing – Melissa Tsitsis

This pattern that I chose to evaluate for this blog seems to be made up of the letter “S.” When I originally looked at it there were two of the same patterns that were next to each other. The one … Continue reading

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Small Multiples – Melissa Tsitsis

I chose this infographic, which depicts the evolution of television because I believe that it exemplifies the concept of small multiples well. According to the readings by Edward Tufte, “small multiple designs, multivariate and data bountiful, answer directly by visually … Continue reading

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