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Now Auditioning Designers

  Now Auditioning Designers Today, I will be auditioning for the roll of graphic designer. I will start by tackling your concept while wowing you with my choice of color palette. Later, I  also hope to impress you with my design layout that I created within just a few days! This is how it can […]

Logo Magic

As a graphic design student, I often ask myself, “How can something so simple be so complex?” This summer, I was working for a local magazine company. One morning, my boss asked me to design a logo for a new magazine feature. I had never officially designed a logo, but my impression was that this […]

How To Meander Book

A meander book, also called an accordion book, is a fun and easy way to showcase digital designs with a special touch of handmade! Many online tutorials use glue, tape, and scissors to make this book. However, a traditional meaner book is made using only paper and folds. It is also referred to as an origami book […]

A Woman on a Dollar Bill?

Start spending all those $20 bills you may have stashed under your mattress, because our paper currency as we know it is about to enter a new phase. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew wants to replace seventh U.S. President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a yet-to-be-decided woman. The possible women candidates for this honor includes Eleanor Roosevelt, […]

To Photoshop or Not To Photoshop: That Is the Question – FINAL

If you had an image of a murderer on the cover page of a magazine, is it ok to touch him up if he didn’t look mean enough? Just a few wrinkles and extra shadow lines won’t hurt anyone, right? But where do we draw the line about what is acceptable or not when it […]

Artists That Matter?

Graphic designers are not just designers they are artists. They create things for the masses. Before Gutenberg, monks would sit in their monasteries and write the words of God. Putting together intricate and beautiful bibles so that others could read them and have it affect their lives. Although graphic design is now commonly viewed in its […]

Camouflaged Covers

Walking down the rows of magazines that line the bookstore shelves one cannot help but to be drawn to the pictures that grace the covers. The wind blown hair, flawless skin, and idealized bodies of the women on the magazine covers seem to portray an unrealistic image that one could only hope to live up […]

The Role of Graphic Design in Today’s Presidential Elections (Final Paper)

Graphic Design plays a vital role in the United State’s presidential elections. Many people think that design is not as important as television or other media resources. They say graphic design does not have a positive or negative influence on the presidential nominees. Graphic design does matter, especially during the important presidential election seasons. Whether […]

Restore natural beauty to life! (Final)

Picture this. At home one night, you hear a helicopter circling the area around your house. A house was broken into a few streets down and the police were searching for the criminal. The next day a picture on the front page of the paper resembles a person matching your height, weight and similar facial […]

The Reality of Political Design (final)

In the beginning of our careers, our concerns are based on building a well rounded portfolio in order to reach our dream job. We are given the responsibility of handling our financial situations. Generally, we take the jobs we can get. Of course as a designer, we can opt for our favorite job to a […]