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Final Reflection

Challenges and learning experiences through Task Two Week 8: Letters as a Form, Monogram I began Task Two by understanding that monograms are not only made to be distinct and memorable but also to convey a conceptual idea. To help myself start my monogram I created a mind-map which can be seen down below. FromContinue reading “Final Reflection”

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Week Ten Research Task and Reflection

Ransom Quote What Paula Scher’s advice means to me as a designer: “Over time people will rebel. Designers just line the way with their accidents.” (Scher with barker 2017) I have researched Paula Scher and her design history for a few of my tasks at university. Through this research I have become aware of howContinue reading “Week Ten Research Task and Reflection”

Week Six Research Task

Monograms The Ninth Edition of The Oxford English Dictionary (2006) defines a monogram as “a motif of two or more interwoven letters, typically a person’s initials”. This straightforward statement captures the basics of what a monogram is, but they hold a lot more visual purpose in the graphic design community. My initial understanding is thatContinue reading “Week Six Research Task”

Week Four Research Task

Historical Investigations: Warhol & Greiman Andy Warhol Andy Warhol is an internationally known and praised designer who flourished during the Pop Art movement. Art enthusiasts have no trouble visually connecting the sixties to Warhol’s persona and designs. This distinct movement had been illustrious for its eager and bright colours. It didn’t shy away from comicContinue reading “Week Four Research Task”

Week Two Research Task

Postmodernism and Constructivism. Postmodernism Postmodernism, or sometimes referred to as PoMo, is a movement that I have become more familiar with throughout my study of visual communications. I recognise it as a trend of turning against traditional means commonly used in art and design practices in past movements. It rebels against modernist techniques and questionsContinue reading “Week Two Research Task”

Week Two Reflection

Observe, Collect, Record. We began this first assessment with looking into Visual Literacy with a slideshow of examples. Visual Literacy is a tool that we can explore through the use of intense colour, emotive typography, scale, innovative figures and images. It is what designers use to convey a message to an audience.The image bellow wasContinue reading “Week Two Reflection”