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Working with Color

Design 1 - GRDE 110


Nick Mata
Fall, 2012
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 8.5 by 11
Objective:
We were to create a series of
color studies, in an effort to
document and visualize the
impact that color can have on
our communication. Each page
focused on a specific type of
color scheme Monochromatic,
Analogous, Complementary,
Split- Complementary

Jakie Smith

Linocut Press
Design 2 - GRDE 120
Kathleen Vandermark
Spring, 2013
Discipline:
Linocut, ink press
Size: 8.5 by 11
Objective:
Starting with an image of
an insect, we simplified the
image and transferred it to a
cork-mat to be carved out then
rolled in ink and pressed to
make prints.

Jakie Smith

Typebook Specification
Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Page size: 7 x 11
Spread size: 14 x 11
Objective:
We were to create a type
specimen book of 20 typefaces.
Designers have used type
specimen books for centuries
to help them select typefaces.
We used typography with
a grid structure to show
hierarchy and craft and create
an interesting visual.

Jakie Smith

Historical Event Type


Process Packet
Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
The objective of this project
was to develop a typographic
message using the visual
properties of type and space
to amplify content. We were
to express an historical event
through type.

Jakie Smith

Historical Event Type


Process Packet
Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
The objective of this project
was to develop a typographic
message using the visual
properties of type and space
to amplify content. We were
to express an historical event
through type.

Jakie Smith

Historical Event Type


Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
The objective of this project
was to develop a typographic
message using the visual
properties of type and space
to amplify content. We were
to express an historical event
through type.

Jakie Smith

Lecture Event Poster


Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
We were to create a poster
for a famous type designers
lecture. Using only typography
as imagery, we to present the
information with hierarchy. We
had to do a good amount of
research to learn about the
typeface history in order to
accurately represent the event.

Jakie Smith

Magazine Cover
Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
We were to create a magazine
cover using typography and a
microphotograph from Digital
Imaging. We were to address
type-on-image challenges
while creating an interesting
and effective cover.

Jakie Smith

Designing with One Letter


Typography- GRDE 110
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 11 by 17
Objective:
For this project we were to
create an interesting visual
using just one letter and
various typefaces. We had to
focus on use of the design
principles of proximity,
alignment and repetition to
achieve unity.

Jakie Smith

Compostion Photos
Digital Imaging- GRDE 216
Tim Powers
Fall, 2013
Discipline:
Photography
Size: 4 by 6
Objective:
We were to demonstrate
understanding and control
of camera through a
balanced exposure and
relative sharpness. Making
sure to compose and
shoot intentionally, we
also had to consciously
apply the basic elements of
photographic composition.
Here are examples of framing,
repetition, and rule of thirds.

Jakie Smith

Digital Illustraion
Computers in Visual MediaGRDE 116
Xiao Hu
Fall, 2012
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 8.5 by 11
Objective:
This assignments purpose
was to check whether we
could accurately use Adobe
Illustrator to recreate an item.

Jakie Smith

Milan is a wonderful
city full of fashion,
entertainment and
culture!
Have a look around
and see what Milan
has to offer you.

Attractions
Travel
History

Milan
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Travel Website
Interactive Media
Development- GRDE 228
Nick Mata
Fall & Spring, 2013/14
Discipline:
Digital
Size: Webpage

History

Attractions

Objective:
We were given a city in
which we had to build a
tourist website. We had to go
through the planning stage to
figure out what information
should be present to best
give the user a pleasent and
informative experience.

Jakie Smith

Film Festival Tickets & Poster


Typography 2- GRDE 299
Tim Powers
Spring, 2014
Discipline:
Digital
Size: 4 by 6 & 11 by 17
Objective:
As part of the film festival
project, we were to construct
a poster and tickets for our
chosen film festival theme.
Using typography and
interesting visuals to draw
the attention of the user, we
also had to make each peice
connect together.

Jakie Smith

Film Festival Website


Interactive Media
Development- GRDE 228
Nick Mata
Spring, 2014
Discipline:
Digital
Size: Webpage
Objective:
As part of the film festival
project for typography, we
had to build a website. Making
sure the user had a pleasant
experience, we also had to
make sure one could see the
connection from the tickets/
poster theme.

Jakie Smith