Category Archives: Design

My Pershore Designari (Design Safari)

No big game around Pershore, but plenty of charity shops and cafes to rummage around and be idle. So, out came the smartphone camera on alert for photo ops with a design focus. This ended up being a mixture of … Continue reading

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79 miles from Lake Tahoe: four icons, which film?

Four icons, one film, but which film? Answer and explanation here. [There is a clue in the post title]

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“A dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle”

The assignment is to reduce a movie, story, or event into its basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them further to simple icons, four of them (One Story / Four Icons) Above is a classic film noir reduced … Continue reading

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Finding Room for Fooling: Go Online and ds106

Create a propaganda poster for ds106. Use your photo editing software of choice and write a message to inspire your fellow ds106ers (DS106 Propaganda Posters) Do my fellow ds106ers need inspiration and propaganda? Not sure that they do, but anyway, … Continue reading

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Citizen Kane: Minimalist Movie Poster

Create a tv/movie poster that captures the essence of the story through the use of minimalist design/iconography (Minimalist TV/Movie Poster) The concept for this design assignment came to mind immediately based on this scene from Citizen KaneĀ (1941): Cinematographer Gregg Toland … Continue reading

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Pencilman Leading the People (The Big Caption)

In the spirit of The Big Caption take any photo featured on The Big Picture and add typographical text elements in a way that changes the message. (The Big Caption) Adding text to a photograph from news agency feeds can … Continue reading

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According to Vine (Promotional Flyer)

Create a promotional flyer of your choose! It can be for an event, product, or anything. It can be crazy and colorful or simply and clean. (Promotional Flyer) This is a flyer for a group student project that I am … Continue reading

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