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Alphabet Design Proposal: Sara Nielsen

Given my pattern design was more abstract in style, I decided to create a graphic more geometric and structured for the alphabet design project. One of the first lessons I can remember learning in an educational setting is the idea … Continue reading

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Type Anatomy: Sara Nielsen

Upon reading Ellen Lupton’s “Thinking with Type,” I have realized script, whether it be calligraphy or font, etc., is made unique due to subtle differences created in the type itself. Typefaces are considered as an essential resource to graphic designers, … Continue reading

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Pattern Design Reflection: Sara Nielsen

For my final pattern design project, I was inspired to create two very different patterns that varied in color, shape, and mood. More specifically, I was inspired by everyday objects that I own and how they are incorporated in nature. … Continue reading

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Texture: Sara Nielsen

I find the following four images relevant to the topic of our courses first project regarding pattern design. Our readings covering Texture and Pattern from Graphic Design: The New Basics. The first image I included is a wooden surface of … Continue reading

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