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Research/Sketching

I believe research and sketching before doing electronic work is ALWAYS important. As much as I used to hate when professors didn’t allow me to immedately work electronically, I’ve come to terms with that work is best created when it has a bit of planning behind it. Not only that, but when people showcase their […]

Knowledge of HTML & CSS

I feel as if it is important for graphic designers to know web design, at least the basics of HTML and CSS. As time moves on, more and more things are becoming put only online, therefore, why not open up more opportunities for design jobs? It appears the in the design world, more designers are […]

Spec Work

This blog topic is from the third paper that I am going to be writing about for the class. What is spec work? Spec work or speculative work is basically work that is done without any fee/compensation or you could say work that is done for free. Personally I think I had done quite a […]

Nutrition Facts Label

After 20 years since Burkey Belser unveiled the current Nutrition Label, it is about to be changed for the first time. According to The Food and Drug Administration, one of the reasons to change the design is to reduce the public confusions about what qualifies as healthy food. Here’s the current and the new designs […]

The Effects of Creativity…

A professor of mine share this article with us resonantly, it covers the idea of us setting our own limits on creativity and it’s importance. I personally think I allow stress to build up when dealing with different work loads and getting everything done during the same week. Also not having the best environments and […]

UX Design Tips

Since my interest is in UI and UX design I thought I’d share this with anyone looking for inspiration in the interactive world.   http://www.creativebloq.com/tag/UX

Artsbus Trip

So I first want to say how incredibly happy I am for finishing up my artsbus requirement. I personally think it’s unreasonable to have to take this trip 5 times in order to complete your degree. Anyways…this last trip was the most interesting trip I’ve had. Other than enjoying what New York has to offer, […]

Printing website

My best friend is getting married this summer, and i’m super excited that i get to throw her a bridal shower! I was struggling for a while, looking for a website that can help me with this fast and in a reasonable price. My cousin told me about this website that she used when her […]

Creative GIFs

Hey guys, I wanted to share a cool find (link below). This guy makes these cool GIFs using programs we learn here at GMU (after effects, illustrator, and photoshop). Take a look at the designs in the link and see what you can actually do with these programs. Sometimes it’s a nice refresher to see […]

Criticism for the sack of criticism

I am not sure if anyone else has ever felt that during a critic or just reading so sort of review found it bash for things that seem less important or even giving off a vibe that person is just being negative. A few times I felt that we have a habit of being negative […]