A brief note about the science… All color is basically about light—and light makes it possible to see color. The science of color and how the human eye perceives color is a very complicated subject of which I am not an expert. I understand all the aspects needed for what I do in the field of design. … The Basics of Color in Design
I’ve passed the test and I’m now a certified Mailpiece Design Professional! Let me tell you that test is not easy. It’s an open book test, but when you’re looking for incredibly specific information, it’s easy to get caught searching for an answer for thirty minutes or more. Let’s look at a few questions and you tell me what you think. … Certified Mailpiece Design Professional
Client: Concordia University & St. Micheal’s
Format: 4-Color Tri-Fold Mailer, with a perforated Business Reply Mail Postcard
Purpose: Promote the events for Seniors at St. Michael’s … Tri-fold Mailer with BRM
Continuing on with my series of typographic symbols… Ligatures. … (4/7) I ♥ Typographic Symbols: Ligatures
Portland is known for amazing food trucks, but here is another type of project held from the back of a truck that I think is simply amazing. Kyle Durrie, a letterpress printer from Portland and the proprietor of Power and Light Press says this about her project… … Moveable Type Mobile: Not redundant, just awesome!
These are just a few images from projects that I created while attending Oregon State University’s Applied Arts and Graphic Design Program… … A few work samples from a previous life.
Naming computer files thoughtfully is much more important than people think and it’s never too late to start doing it better. Improper file names can cause problems when you transmit files to other people or upload them to an online service, it can wreak havoc to archived files and make it much harder to find things later. Often, you won’t even know that the file name is the issue when you get a strange error message about a file. … Learn to Name Your Files