1. Abstract Grid Composition

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    Abstract Grid Composition: Hierarchy Study

    Description:
    Create a series of compositions with placeholder text. Use the grid to determine the potential placement of a graphic/image and  text. Create dynamically divergent compositions. Use any type variety within the Univers family. Use size and scale change to your advantage.

    Project Requirements:
    Each series of…

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  2. Adobe Illustrator Celebrity Portrait

    Adobe Illustrator Celebrity Portrait

    Serigraphy
    A print made by the silk-screen process.

    Silk–Screen Process
    a print made using a stencil process in which an image or design is superimposed on a very fine mesh screen and printing ink is squeegeed onto the printing surface through the area of the screen that is not covered by the stencil. Each imprint, or application of color, is printed above its previous layer. Separate artwork is…

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  3. Anatomy of a Grid

    Anatomy of a Grid

  4. Point Size and Leading Comparison

    Point Size and Leading Comparison

    Bauer Bodoni, Helvetica Bold, and Adobe Garamond Pro

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    Bauer Bodoni Regular

    This text is set in 10/12 point and the headline in 24 point Bauer Bodoni Regular. Because the typeface has a small x–height (the height of lowercase letters in relation to capital letters) and beacause the thick and thins in the stroke of the letters, its visual impression is one of delicate text surrounded by generous…

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  5. Label Design
Polar Vortex Blend – Vintage Winter 2014
Absinthe takes its name from Artemisia absinthium, the botanical name for the bitter herb wormwood, known in French as ‘Grande absinthe’. This ingredient of the liquor absinthe also contains the molecule thujone, which supposedly accounts for its alleged mind-altering properties. Wormwood infusions had been known as a medicine as far back as Greek times however it was not until around 1792 that the alcoholic elixir was supposedly created. Pierre Ordinaire, a French doctor living in Switzerland, distilled the wormwood plant in alcohol with anise, hyssop, lemon balm, and other local herbs. According to popular legend, Ordinaire actually obtained his recipe from the local Henriod sisters, who had been making an ‘elixir d’absynthe’ to treat illnesses for years. The tonic, quite powerful at around 72% alcohol, was locally heralded as a medical cure-all.

    Label Design

    Polar Vortex Blend –
    Vintage Winter 2014

    Absinthe takes its name from Artemisia absinthium, the botanical name for the bitter herb wormwood, known in French as ‘Grande absinthe’. This ingredient of the liquor absinthe also contains the molecule thujone, which supposedly accounts for its alleged mind-altering properties. Wormwood infusions had been known as a medicine as far back as Greek times however it was not until around 1792 that the alcoholic elixir was supposedly created. Pierre Ordinaire, a French doctor living in Switzerland, distilled the wormwood plant in alcohol with anise, hyssop, lemon balm, and other local herbs. According to popular legend, Ordinaire actually obtained his recipe from the local Henriod sisters, who had been making an ‘elixir d’absynthe’ to treat illnesses for years. The tonic, quite powerful at around 72% alcohol, was locally heralded as a medical cure-all.

  6. Shoreline

North Sea On the way to London from Edinburgh, my favorite, and saddest train rides —

    Shoreline

    North Sea On the way to London from Edinburgh, my favorite, and saddest train rides —

  7. Tower In Twilight

    Tower In Twilight

  8. Slick & Glossy

  9. Near Borough Market, London

  10. Spot Light

    Spot Light