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Formstorming: Miranda Hansen

The Gee’s Bend Quilts are a notable example of many concepts of graphic design, in both their visual/physical form as well as in their symbolism and the preservation of values important to their creators. The quilts are a craft passed … Continue reading

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Formstorming: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

In the first fifty pages of her graphic novel, What It Is, Lynda Barry asks questions like “What is an image?” and “Where are images found?” She seems self-conscious about her ability to create successful images as an adult artist, and … Continue reading

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Framing: Kristin Becker (Sample Post)

This spread from the graphic novel “Goodbye, Chunky Rice” by Craig Thompson shows many of the powerful and complex design options offered by the concept of framing: The individual parts of the comic strip are each frames, and some of … Continue reading

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Point, Line, Plane by Kristin Becker (sample post)

I think it’s fascinating how the same component of a composition can function as point, line, or plane, depending on how it is pictured, including how it is framed by the camera and how it relates to other compositional elements. … Continue reading

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Final Reflection: Lillie Williams

I wanted to create a menu design that fit the theme of Paradise Creek Brewery. When designing my menu, I thought about the observations that different groups saw when they went for a visit. I wanted to put some of … Continue reading

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Final Reflection: Katrina Bittner

When looking at my classmates menu designs, I had a hard time deciding which one I wanted to compare to my own. I noticed some menu designs had similarities to mine in color, overall theme, and hierarchy- so I decided … Continue reading

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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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Final Reflection: Allison Cissna

For this blog post I decided to compare and contrast my menu with Camille Oppedal’s because it was the most appealing to me and it had similar ideas with my design in terms of font choices and layout design. When … Continue reading

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Final Reflection: Riley Cagle

For my final blog post, I chose to compare the menu designs on Sophie Stoltman and myself. Both of these menus do a good job of creating a visual hierarchy that is clear and easy for the viewer to navigate. … Continue reading

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Final Reflection: Joshua An

  One of the menus that really caught me attention was David Czyzewicz’s menu. I like the little illustration in the top left corner of the menu. When I first looked at the menu, my eye scanned it from top … Continue reading

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