SC1BBL3Z was presented at the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire 2018
After reading Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media: The Extensions of Men a couple chapters stood out, from which my group’s activities and discussion were based on. Chapter 4 – The Gadget Lover: Narcissus as Narcosis The mediated technology numbs us. “The principle of numbness comes into play with electric technology, as with any other. We have toContinue reading “Killing Me Softly, With His Ads…”
“Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es” (Not by Bread Alone) translates to English as “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” This famous quote that has entered American popular culture is credited to Brillat-Savarin’s book Physiologie Du Gout, published in the 19th centuryContinue reading “who are we?”
Up to now, we’ve been looking at many different images and analyzing them in class. For me, the ones I feel strongly about are the ones that have women pictured in them. It all started with some beer labels that, even in 2018, were using the objectification of the women’s body as a sale strategy.Continue reading “Representation of Women”
How to leave a lasting impression on a dollar bill?
For my final Grad Studio project, we were told to CELEBRATE DESIGN! After a whole semester of criticizing consumerism and parts of our culture, it was time to celebrate the good things design has brought us. I chose to celebrate typography since it is one of my favorite parts of graphic design. The assignment also askedContinue reading “Celebrating Design – TYPEBOX Unboxing”
I present to the world a new ligature to the Caslon family. One of my favorite typefaces now feels complete with my own collaboration. (Project created for ArtGr 512 – Audience Perception with Paula Curran as instructor)
Very often, I feel like I am extremely old even though I’m not. This week this happened again. I am what some would call technology-skeptic. I like to wait for new forms of technology to develop before I dip my toes in it because I have a hard time buying into the whole idea rightContinue reading “Technology & Letterpress”