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Final Project

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This two page spread was the last layout I designed for this class. I did not write the story; I drew it out of a hat along with the other students in my class. 108 more words

A Second Home in the Second City: The Final Project

For this assignment, my final project, I needed to take a story written by a student as well as photos provided by a student and design a layout that will appear in a later publication. 223 more words

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Rauner Defeats Quinn

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This was probably one of my favorite projects. From my very limited experience as a designer, I’ve found that the more you love the story, the better the design will be. 120 more words

Nena Ivon: 16-year-old gets first job at the Magnificent Mile Saks Fifth Avenue, becomes assistant fashion director one year later

With the recent opening of the Chicago Styled exhibit at the Chicago History Museum, we are reminded of the impact that The Magnificent Mile and Nena Ivon had on the fashion industry.  377 more words

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The American Dream

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My classmates and I were given a study on the American Class System (conducted by TIME Magazine) and were told pick out common information to use in an info-graphic. 82 more words

How To Make A Non-Libby's Pumpkin Pie

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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, what better way to celebrate than to make a pumpkin pie from scratch? For our photo multimedia project, my classmates were told to photograph an event that tells a story, create a slideshow presentation that tells that story and then, using that story, design a website homepage. 106 more words

Cropping & Toning

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As you can see from the first (original) photograph, there are a lot of distractions: the man holding the microphone, the woman holding a coffee mug, the man taking a picture..etc. 104 more words