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Sioux County Oratorio Chorus Poster, David Versluis Dec 2017

Sioux County Oratorio Chorus Poster, David Versluis

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


From Print To Digital And Back Again: Lessons From A Library Newsletter, Rachel S. Evans Oct 2017

From Print To Digital And Back Again: Lessons From A Library Newsletter, Rachel S. Evans

Presentations

UGA Law Library’s longstanding newsletter Amicus Briefs first saw circulation in 1984. Over a period of more than 30 years the publication has changed hands, formats and styles many times. Today the newsletter is published both electronically and physically, and in 2017 is now further expanding its reach via podcasting. This session will trace one library newsletter’s journey, sharing lessons learned along the way about platform and content choices, marketing and dissemination, and measuring readership. The past and present technology used will also be discussed including HTML, Drupal, WordPress, MailChimp, Google Analytics, Facebook and Piktochart.


Amicus: Communication Across Languages, Brian Cipperly (Industrial Design), Rosario Herrera (Graphic Design), Mike Savarie (Sustainable Design) Sep 2017

Amicus: Communication Across Languages, Brian Cipperly (Industrial Design), Rosario Herrera (Graphic Design), Mike Savarie (Sustainable Design)

Nexus Maximus

MOST INNOVATIVE SOLUTION AWARD

Our project is designed to serve as a means for speakers of different languages to communicate using pictorial icons, particularly to serve basic needs such as food and water. At a refugee camp or other first point of contact, a volunteer or aid worker can be wearing a t-shirt, giving away blankets, or using flash cards with the symbols printed on them and the refugee can communicate their needs.

Nexus Maximus IV

The Challenge: Innovation for Refugees and Displaced Populations

One of the great challenges of our time is how to help refugees and displaced populations ...


Learn The Terms: A Visual Glossary, 2017 Edition, Gayle Schaub, Vinicius Lima, Stephen Dobrzynski, Jacob Luet, Micah Martin, Carissa Storms Sep 2017

Learn The Terms: A Visual Glossary, 2017 Edition, Gayle Schaub, Vinicius Lima, Stephen Dobrzynski, Jacob Luet, Micah Martin, Carissa Storms

Open Teaching Tools

Understanding a discipline requires a fundamental understanding of its terminology. The terminology of information literacy, used by librarians and professors, comprises a language integrated within all disciplines. Critical to academic success, it’s often assumed to be widely understood by students.

The students of Graphic Arts V, fall 2016, created a visual glossary to help students learn this critical terminology. This bold, eye-catching informational campaign, produced and disseminated in and outside of the Library, promotes learning through innovative designs created by students for students. The materials, introduced in a 2017 ACRL presentation, Warning! This Program Contains Graphic Content: Facilitating Understanding ...


Guide To The Marlene Lipinski Collection, College Archives & Special Collections Aug 2017

Guide To The Marlene Lipinski Collection, College Archives & Special Collections

Finding Aids

This guide describes the organization and scope of the Marlene Lipinski curated collection, housed within the College Archives and Special Collections at Columbia College Chicago. This collection of books, periodicals, and prints related to the history of typography and graphic design were gathered by Marlene Lipinski, an artist, author, and former Art and Design faculty member at Columbia College Chicago.


Scripting Allographs, June Shin May 2017

Scripting Allographs, June Shin

Masters Theses

Scripting Allographs* examines typographic principles and their pervasive impact on ways of seeing and making through design. This body of work demonstrates the many faces of typography and type design and the way they inform allographic thinking. It employs type as the primary tool and medium for scripting possibilities, embracing their differences, idiosyncrasies, and imperfections. Beginning with a focus on close observation of small details and ending with an approach that invites and celebrates variability, this thesis offers a glimpse into a design practice from the lens of a typographer, type designer, and educator.


Double Takes : Secular Magic & Empathic Vision, Lake Buckley May 2017

Double Takes : Secular Magic & Empathic Vision, Lake Buckley

Masters Theses

This thesis examines the ways that a history of secular magic has shaped contemporary culture and design lexicons. It reviews modes of secular magic as design principles as well as the terms by which the meaning and value of these modes changed over time.

I carry on the legacy of magician filmmakers who thoughtfully questioned the material nature of their surroundings and tools in order to unearth new modes of visual experience. With film, delight drives invention which in turn strains vision and perception, requiring a certain collusion with the audience. My work celebrates the notion of the double take ...


Space As A Practiced Place, Elizabeth Leeper May 2017

Space As A Practiced Place, Elizabeth Leeper

Masters Theses

This thesis examines and retraces ways in which graphic design is fundamentally concerned with relational space, and tests spatialized theories, methods, and potential for praxis.

My practice investigates the relational qualities and dimensions of graphic design at three distinct scales.

1. Spatial logic (format) within a design object [Design space, book space, format, structure, sequence, counterforms, etc. (authority structure vs agency of user) within the design].

2. Spatial relations (sequence) between participants across a network. [Space to hear & see each other; to relate and connect].

3. Space within the world (circulation) [Space as composition, product, relational; not container, not fixed. Power and agency ...


Content-Aware : Investigating Tools, Character & User Behavior, Llewellyn Hensley May 2017

Content-Aware : Investigating Tools, Character & User Behavior, Llewellyn Hensley

Masters Theses

Content—Aware serves as a platform for investigating structure, corruption, and visual interference in the context of present-day technologies. I use fragmentation, movement, repetition, and abstraction to interrogate current methods and tools for engaging with the built environment, here broadly conceived as the material, spatial, and cultural products of human labor.

Physical and graphic spaces become grounds for testing visual hypotheses. By testing images and usurping image-making technologies, I challenge the fidelity of vision and representation. Rooted in active curiosity and a willingness to fully engage, I collaborate with digital tools, play with their edges, and build perceptual portholes. Through ...


Otra Vez : Hierarchy As Designer, Jordyn Alvidrez May 2017

Otra Vez : Hierarchy As Designer, Jordyn Alvidrez

Masters Theses

Methods of hierarchy are often represented in graphic forms. They shape our world into subjective places/spaces of belonging or oppression. The need for order is a human condition. There is constant tension between the utility of ordered systems against the manipulative and ultimately subjective manner in which they are created. Where there is a system, there is a story. The narrative the hierarchy tells is just as crucial to me as the mechanics.

I position myself within various hierarchal systems as a way to understand the logistics of their becoming, but also, to manipulate (or justify) my cultural and ...


When It Won't Fit : A Book About Containers, Procedures, And Transformations, Bo-Won Keum May 2017

When It Won't Fit : A Book About Containers, Procedures, And Transformations, Bo-Won Keum

Masters Theses

This book is a container.

The perennial challenge of the graphic design brief is such that it is always dictated by the conditions of the container it must fill. A 24 x 36 printed poster; a 48 footwide billboard; a tiny (or large!) exhibition space; a 200-page book. Sometimes, the forms that we are asked to produce are flexible, depending on the content, the client, and the situation, and if we are lucky, we are able to mold the format to the content. The likelier event, however, is working with a form that is fixed, or a system that is ...


Frame-Work, Drew Litowitz May 2017

Frame-Work, Drew Litowitz

Masters Theses

We view the world through a series of frames: contexts, mediators, constructs, oversimplifications. We place frames around things to isolate them and better understand them — to control them and define a context for our audience: magazines, book covers, wayfinding, signage, graphic overlays, subtitles, logos. These frames label, augment, enhance, and explain things for us. They also become habitual frames of mind, granting us fluid access to familiar subjects through consistency and reliability.

But how does the time we spend inside these controlled, reductive frames affect the way we interact with and interpret our realities? What is left out of the ...


Playgrounds, Cem Eskinazi May 2017

Playgrounds, Cem Eskinazi

Masters Theses

Playgrounds defies the idea of singularity and control through a practice of design aiming to offer generous universes3 for one to explore freely. Building blocks of cognition such as modular thinking, hyper-linking, recursion, repetition, self-referencing and self-representation are utilized for designing honest and slightly uncomfortable experiences in order to keep the reader awake and aware.


Identity Production, Boyang Xia May 2017

Identity Production, Boyang Xia

Masters Theses

What are we talking about when we talk about identity? People are likely to define themselves in terms of what is relevant to their time and place, in other words, context. This indicates that identity is not a fixed definition, but more of a malleable construction; it develops its attributes via context. I am constantly recalibrating the relationship between the two. Context is ubiquitous, unnoticed, coexistent and interchangeable. Identity is reflexive, fragmented, shapeable and fluid. Identity Production explores and unveils how identity is adapted and manifested in contemporary conditions, as well as its external validation which paradoxically defines this indefinable ...


Our Measured World : A Poetic Translation, Minryung Son May 2017

Our Measured World : A Poetic Translation, Minryung Son

Masters Theses

Twenty-seven years alive. Sixty-one inches tall. One hundred forty-nine days abroad. How many more units would it take to describe me? What value is derived from this quantification? What quality of understanding does it offer? As human beings, we are constantly measuring our lives and implementing systems of standardization. Throughout history, measuring systems have served as frameworks for our comprehension and navigation of an increasingly complex world. This thesis approaches measurement as a means of revealing and processing this complexity of human experience rather than one that merely simplifies and distills. Through the lens of graphic design, my translation of ...


Design Syncopations, Mary Yang May 2017

Design Syncopations, Mary Yang

Masters Theses

Design Syncopations is an inquiry into space and intervention. Central to this work, is the orchestration of scenarios to prompt visual, auditory, and physical engagement. My background as a musician strongly informs this practice as I borrow from and disassemble musical structures—time, rhythm, composition, and counterpoint. Through designed prompts and invitations, I incorporate musical themes of chance and improvisation, setting up programs, altering spaces, and interrupting existing conditions. Working at the intersection of sound and design allows me to conduct audience-led musical performances, reprogram gallery spaces, and collaborate with artists and musicians. The ensemble of works adds up to ...


Spoke: Connecting Neighbors, Kaleigh Veca May 2017

Spoke: Connecting Neighbors, Kaleigh Veca

Chancellor’s Honors Program Projects

No abstract provided.


Walt Disney World: Orlando, Florida, Amanda Barron Apr 2017

Walt Disney World: Orlando, Florida, Amanda Barron

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

Walt Disney World has grown tremendously since it first opened in 1971. It first started out with Magic Kingdom, and a few resorts. Now it has added many new huge parks with fun exciting rides and attractions. There are plenty of resorts for you to chose from when you come and stay.


Washington Dc: Growth Of The Nation's Capitol, Stephen Coia Apr 2017

Washington Dc: Growth Of The Nation's Capitol, Stephen Coia

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster traces the growth of Washington, DC from 1808-2006, and diagrams the process used to build the Washington Monument.


The Expansion Of Prague: The Astronomical Clock, Elissa D'Alessandro Apr 2017

The Expansion Of Prague: The Astronomical Clock, Elissa D'Alessandro

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is bisected by the Vitava River. Nicknamed "the City of a Hundred Spires," it is known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core, with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show. Completed in 1402, pedestrian Charles Bridge is lined with statues of Catholic saints.


The Land Of Elyon: Books 1 & 2, Deanna Mangiola Apr 2017

The Land Of Elyon: Books 1 & 2, Deanna Mangiola

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster provides context for the children's fantasy series The Land of Elyon through maps and a diagram of the fictional world.


Brockport College: Development Of A Growing Campus, Erik Edelman Apr 2017

Brockport College: Development Of A Growing Campus, Erik Edelman

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster traces the growth of The College at Brockport in three different eras, starting in 1940 and ending in 2017. It contains historic photographs, campus maps and a diagram explaining how buildings are moved.


Hurricane Katrina: New Orleans, Erika Johnson Apr 2017

Hurricane Katrina: New Orleans, Erika Johnson

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster uses historic photographs and maps to provide a visual representation of the flooding that occurred from Hurricane Katrina during the time period of 8/29/2005-9/1/2005. Also included is a diagram showing how a hurricane is formed.


Glasgow, Scotland, Helen Shandraw Apr 2017

Glasgow, Scotland, Helen Shandraw

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster uses maps to trace the growth of Glasgow, Scotland from 1778-2017. It also shows a diagram of the Clyde Arc Bridge.


Fort Sumter: Ft. Sumter And Charleston, Sc During The Civil War, 1861-1865, Sydney Haskins Apr 2017

Fort Sumter: Ft. Sumter And Charleston, Sc During The Civil War, 1861-1865, Sydney Haskins

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster uses historic photographs and maps to show the important role played by Fort Sumter in the American Civil War. It also provides a diagram of the fort and a civil war cannon.


The Great Wall Of China: Progress Of The Wall Over Major Eras, Joseph Difrancesco Apr 2017

The Great Wall Of China: Progress Of The Wall Over Major Eras, Joseph Difrancesco

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster traces through maps and diagrams, the development and history of the Great Wall of China through various eras starting in 475 BC and ending with the Ming Dynasty in 1644 AD.


Kowloon: Through The Years, Abby Tripp Apr 2017

Kowloon: Through The Years, Abby Tripp

Advanced Problems in Graphic Design Posters

This poster maps the growth of Kowloon, Hong Kong from 1841 through 2017. It features diagrams of the Wong Tai Sin Temple and demonstrates the process of worshipping there.


Kevin J. Miyazaki Interview, Anthony Santoro Mar 2017

Kevin J. Miyazaki Interview, Anthony Santoro

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Bio: Kevin J. Miyazaki is an artist and photographer born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Japanese American parents originally from Hawai‘i and Washington state. His artwork often focuses on issues of ethnicity, family history and memory. The incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is of particular interest to Miyazaki, whose father spent time at both Tule Lake and Heart Mountain camps. His work has been exhibited in a variety of locations, including The Center for Photography at Woodstock (New York), The Haggerty Museum of Art (Milwaukee) The Rayko Photo Center (San Francisco) and Photographic Center Northwest ...


Recognition Of Symbols In Different Cultures: Chinese Culture Vs. Non-Chinese Culture, Tian Shen Jan 2017

Recognition Of Symbols In Different Cultures: Chinese Culture Vs. Non-Chinese Culture, Tian Shen

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Graphic design in different countries exhibits strong cultural characteristics of the countries. The beauty of cultural differences is commonly viewed as making graphic design unique and valuable. Alternately, the diversity of cultures may also result in unsatisfactory design due to a cultural barrier between the designer and people who are from a different cultural background. As a graphic designer, creating high-quality visual information that satisfies consumers with different cultural backgrounds is very important. Misinterpretation and misunderstanding of some cultures may result in design failure or cause conflict between different cultural groups. This study compares the acceptance levels of various kinds ...


Emily Olsen Senior Art Portfolio, Emily Olsen Jan 2017

Emily Olsen Senior Art Portfolio, Emily Olsen

Senior Art Portfolios

No abstract provided.