Celebrating Design – TYPEBOX Unboxing

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”

Assignment 3 – Stickers (ArtGr 275)

Finally something fun and broad enough that everyone could relate to it. This time in my TA class, I decided to ask the students to create stickers based on a couple of very broad categories that encompassed just about everything in the universe: Emojis, Food, Quotes/word (only handwritten), Nature, Traveling/transportation, and Music. Some would say IContinue reading “Assignment 3 – Stickers (ArtGr 275)”

Technology & Letterpress

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”

Different Perspectives and Street Photography

How to Have Great Ideas – Take Notice Today, in Graphic Design Theory, we experimented with some different creative methods to expand our creative minds. We followed some prompts from the book How to Have Great Ideas and went out and about Downtown Ames to take pictures and find objects that could have different meanings orContinue reading “Different Perspectives and Street Photography”

[WO]MAN UP! – AIGA Iowa Conference

I can’t even believe that this happened. Friday night, as I was watching TV and browsing Instagram, I saw that Jessica Walsh had posted a “stories” of her flying to Des Moines for the [WO]MAN UP! Conference. And I wondered: “How is she coming to Des Moines?” and “Why did I not know about this?” ForContinue reading “[WO]MAN UP! – AIGA Iowa Conference”

What are you resisting? (ArtGr 511)

CONSUMERIST | RESIST v.2 from Vitória Folletto Faccin on Vimeo. For this project, we followed the AIGA Iowa – ALLCAPS Call For Submission as our prompt. Therefore, we needed to create something (it’s always a non-specific something) with type exemplifying what we resist on a daily basis. I had a hard time thinking about a specificContinue reading “What are you resisting? (ArtGr 511)”