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While working on my master’s in instructional design, I’ve had to hand draw two assignments. Few things trigger a sense of insecurity in me like having to draw something and share it with people. 430 more words

Week 2: CRAP! Design Principles

You may be wondering what the word ‘CRAP’ has to do with design. Well, it has everything to do with it! This fun abbreviation stands for contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity. 669 more words

Meet & Greet Invite

  • Create a 5×7 invitation to be sent digitally (via email) to your parents/guardians (plus anyone else you’d like to invite)
  • Set up Illustrator document for web…
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Assignment: GD1

Week 2: CRAP! Design Principles

“C for Contrast…”

Merida’s hair, in all its wildness and fieriness, starkly contrasts the image’s icy backdrop. Her hair is by far the most salient element in the poster.  612 more words


Expeditionary Foundations

In the first weeks of school, we are all working on laying the foundations for a strong learning cohort – creating the systems for working effectively together, communicating with one another, and noticing our environment in even more sophisticated and meaningful ways. 126 more words

Middle School

Reflective Journal: Week 2

This week in my UXD Principles and Concepts class, we focused on perception, cognition, and motivation. Our readings included Chapter 2 and 3 of “The Design of Everyday Things” by Don Norman and Chapters 1 through 5 of “Designing with the Mind in Mind” by Jeff Johnson. 284 more words


Dorothy Draper and I ... How much we actually agree

Dorothy Draper – for those of you who hear about her for the first time – was one of America’s most famous interior designers. Her style? 1,719 more words

Design Style