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Hard to Read Window Displays

During my trip to San Francisco, I came across this advertisement: Take a second or two and try to guess what it says. My initial thought was that it might be in another language (since I couldn’t comprehend anything on there); however, it was actually a poorly-designed mural! I do like the brick visuals next…

Letters to Numbers Trope

The Letters to Numbers Trope is a common design technique that plays on the titles of many movies and TV shows, and it is also frequently used for advertisements. This trope involves using numbers in the place of letters that look similar to the numbers in order to get a point across about the significance…

The Couch Trope in Sitcoms

In these images below, the trope is tv sitcom couches and the trope represents a sense of belonging and being with friends. This trope is designed to pull someone in and make them feel like they are hanging out with their own friends, having adventures with them. In the first image we have the season…

Women and the Color Pink

The trope I wanted to focus on was women and their connection to the color pink. Whether it be in women’s fashion choices, the color of their room, or their car, women are commonly tied to the color pink not only in media but in products in everyday life. In many of these circumstances the…

African American Tropes

     The movie and comic character Heimdall from the Marvel universe is a very good example of the “magical negro” trope that popular in current media. The magical negro trope is defined by a black (sometimes elder) side character that is wise and often leads the white protagonist on a journey of fulfillment. These…