Cultural and Contextual Referencing

_________________________________________________________ IMMA Trip: We went on a class trip to the Irish Museum of Modern Art ( IMMA ) to see the El Lissitzky exhibition and the ‘What We Call Love: Surrealism to Now’ Exhibition. Both exhibitions we great but I preferred the second exhibition about Surrealism. Surrealism: The Surrealist movement was founded in Paris…

Half-Tone Textures

Textures: Here I created textures using mostly different parts of a sponge and a twig off a bunch of grapes. I dipped them into ink and created textures on pages and then scanned them onto the computer.     _________________________________________________________ Textures Scanned:   _________________________________________________________ Half-Tone Effects: _________________________________________________________

Title Sequence

_________________________________________________________ The Birds: I have decided to make my title sequence/stop motion based on the film ‘The Birds’. I created a film poster based on this film as part of my ideas generation class and gathered extensive research about the film to help me in the process. I thought it would be a great idea to…

CV / Portfolio Website

Examples of Curriculum Vitae Designs and CV / Portfolio Websites: I like the idea of having one continuous page for the website, as it is much easier to navigate around. This site has lovely attention to detail throughout and a simple but effective design and colour scheme that works well together. I like the layout of…

Packaging

Chocolate packaging: _________________________________________________________ Reference: http://jayce-o.blogspot.com/2013/02/beautiful-chocolate-packaging-design-ideas.html _________________________________________________________ Butler’s Chocolate: ( http://www.butlerschocolates.com ) _________________________________________________________ Butler’s Chocolates: (Boxed Chocolates) Here are some of Butlers boxes of chocolates. I love how luxurious and rich the packaging looks without being to over the top. (Chocolate Bars) Here are some of Butlers chocolate bars. Their bars are very plain and simple, definitely…

The Curly Kale

The Curly Kale is a catering company that create healthy homemade foods for students in our college. They want students of our college to not just eat healthier foods but to have some healthy home cooked foods while in college. They want a range of designs done for their company and the canteen including menu’s, signs,…

Vinyl Cover

Vinyl Cover: This is a vinyl cover template I found and it measures as 12×12 inches, which is the size I will do for my vinyl cover. _________________________________________________________ Marian Bantjes: Marian Bantjes is a Canadian designer, artist, illustrator, typographer and writer. _________________________________________________________ References: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marian_Bantjes http://www.otherfocus.com/typography-artists-inspiration-17/ http://www.designboom.com/contemporary/bantjes.html _________________________________________________________ Steve Simpson: Steve Simpson is an Irish illustrator and…

Word Shape with Type (Adjectives)

In this task we were asked to make quick markings from adjectives. The markings didn’t necessarily have to relate to the word, you just had to put down the first thing that pop into your head when you heard the word, with about 2 seconds to do the markings, not thinking too much of what your…

Magazine Spread

Magazine Layout Examples: These are just some examples of magazine layouts I found online, looking at both the layout and positioning of text and images for inspiration for my magazine spread. _________________________________________________________ References: http://www.denisdesigns.com/blog/2009/03/inspirational-pagination-magazine-layouts/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/46/magazine-layouts-graphic-design-1/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/16/magazine-layout-7jpg/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/25/magazine-layout-design/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/50/two-stage-1-projects-about-magazine-layout-designs/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/49/magazine-layout-variations/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/45/magazine-layout-design/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/33/magazine-layout-by-cupidarrow15-designs-interfaces-editorial-design/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/27/magazine-layout-and-cover/ http://decorcamp.com/magazine-layout/20/magazine-layout/ _________________________________________________________ Creative Review Magazine: This is Creative Magazines layout which is similar…

Film Poster Design

‘The Birds’ – Film Poster Design: I have decided to create a film poster based on the film ‘The Birds’ By Alfred Hitchcock. The Birds (1963) Trailer ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fJh2gIBOto ) _________________________________________________________ Short Summary: A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn for the…

Museum Trip – Contextual Studies

Went on a class trip to the museum to see two exhibitions: ‘El Lissitsky: The Artist and the State’ and ‘What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now Exhibition’ __________________________________________________________________________________ I enjoyed this trip to the museum. I had never been to this specific museum before so it was interesting to go there for the first time….

Word As Image and Modular Font – Typography

Jessica Hische: Jessica Hische is a american designer, illustrator and typographer living in Brooklyn. Though Hische primarily works in lettering, she has produced a number of typefaces. Hische has worked with clients such as Penguin Books, The New York Times, Tiffany & Co., American Express, Target, Victoria’s Secret, Nike, Samsung, and Wired Magazine.  __________________________________________________________ REFERENCING:  ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jessica_Hische )  ( http://jhische.com/ )  ( http://www.jessicahische.is/wavinggoodbye ) (…