Author Archives: Sandra

About Sandra

My name is Sandra Albertson and I am currently a twenty-one year old senior attending Washington State University and pursuing a major in Digital Technology and Culture.

Student Broadside Critique- Sandra Albertson

The broadside that I was chosen to critique is Amy Koller’s of the song “Sleigh Ride”. At first glance, the broadside is very visually appealing and balanced. All of the text is centered throughout and feels organized. The words “sleigh … Continue reading

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Broadsides- Sandra Albertson

One of the broadsides that captured my attention most while browsing through the MASC Collection was this, a broadside related to food. When categorizing this broadside, I wasn’t quite sure if it was Integrating Display Type, where the display type … Continue reading

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Alphabet Design- Sandra Albertson

Inspiration for my typeface comes from a story called, “The Star Thrower” where one small man makes a big difference. The story takes place on a beach and has a very heartwarming message so I want to use a typeface … Continue reading

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Typeface Anatomy- Sandra Albertson

When browsing through movie posters, magazine covers, and more, I came across this event poster created by artist Sui Tin Sung. I found that this poster very successfully uses typeface techniques to capture the eye. There were many things that … Continue reading

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Pattern Design and Color Interaction- Sandra Albertson

After browsing through a large collection of widely varying patterns, I settled on one geometric pattern and one organic pattern that I thought successfully used a variety of design elements. First off, I found this blue and green geometric pattern which … Continue reading

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Small Multiples- Sandra Albertson

This is my small multiple example by Andrew Gelman. The point of his graphic is to demonstrate who wants school vouchers. Found at http://www.andrewgelman.com. In this week’s reading by Edward Tufte, we learned a bit about the history of putting word … Continue reading

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