Design Hero Part III

Combining a two of his interviews, I decided on the following script.

“I hate words ending in “ism”s. “Functionalism”… it’s terrible. “Nationalism” is terrible. A lot of words ending in “ism”s… But functionality — it’s important.”

In case of color I was very careful. Sometimes, small important things I have…

Design Hero Part 2

Prompt: Design a booklet for someone who knows nothing about your design hero. 16 pages of 8.25 by 10.5 inches; saddle-stitched

Aside from what was given in the instructions, I made a list of things I wanted to include:

  • 10 principles of good design
  • Big text…

Design Hero Part 1

Prompt: Design an informational poster for someone who knows nothing about your design hero.

Key points:

  • gather, curate and craft text, images and typography that best tell the story of your hero and their work.
  • make a poster that both delights and resonates with your audience…

Typeface Video of Vista Sans

My process for my typeface video is very music driven. Music is so important in this project because it helps set the mood, the pacing, and helps tell the story.

Music

Because Vista Sans is all about the balance between an expressive calligraphic serif and a…

Vista Sans—a humanist yet pragmatic semi-serif

Research

  • designed by Xavier Dupré
  • inspired by hand lettered shop signs in Sumatra
  • published in 2008
  • inspired also by blackletter
  • a family consisting of 36 weights (has both narrow and normal styles)
  • same family as Vista Slab

“The designer’s intention was to create a typeface…

Authors: Nicole Yu, Chelsea Liu

How designers influence bad behavior on consumers with planned obsolescence

We found the lectures surrounding designing for emotion very new and interesting, how something physical can effectively assign a certain cognitive value in your head. Before, we had never consciously reflected on the thoughts we had in our heads when we interacted with products, and…

Space Making + Human Experience

Prompt: Design 3 different modules, each approximately 1 X 1", make 10–15 for each of them; make two 3D structures out of each module; only use one module per structure

Module 1

Chelsea Liu

missed the train to Hogwarts.

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