Posts Tagged With graphic

Wild Design: Anatomy Textbook

My last wild design post is going to be on my Anatomy and Physiology For Speech, Language, and Hearing textbook. This class is an anatomy class but instead of learning about how the whole body is set up and how it functions, we only learn about how speech is produced and how people are able…

Fortunato Depero

Fortunato Depero was an Italian futurist painter, writer, sculptor, and graphic designer. He was born on March 30, 1892 in Fondo, Italy. “He grew up in Rovereto and it was here when he first began exhibiting his works, while also serving as an apprentice to a marble worker in 1910. He schooled at Scuola Reale…

Wild Design: Candle

My January Wild Design is this candle that I bought from Target the other day. Never have I met someone that didn’t own a single candle. At first I had always looked throughout the store and smell the candles in order to choose which candles I would end up buying, but since I began taking…

Chicago Public Library – John Rieben

John Rieban’s importance to graphic design can’t be understated, and the work he designed for the Chicago Public Library, titled Chicago Public Library, was one of many indicators of this. This is my favorite piece by Rieben because it draws the eyes of the viewer with the giant red “a” and brings you closer only…

Lincoln Park – John Massey

One of the many iconic print design works by John Massey was the piece he created for the Container Corporation of America as part of their Chicago Cultural Communication project. This piece was cutting edge at the time in more ways than one. Firstly, in the late 60’s it was rare for a large corporation…

John Massey

Born in Chicago, Illinois, on July, 6th, 1931, John Massey would come to be known as one of the premiere contemporary graphic designers of the twentieth century. He became interested in design as a young boy, partially following his father’s footsteps into the realm of architecture before eventually finding his niche in graphic design. At…

Bruno Munari

  At the end of the 1940’s, moving past Bruno Munari’s Futurism phase, he started to create working environments. Working environments in my perspective means he is designing based on what is around him. So, he designed a composition in 1947 called, Convex-concave. This composition is composed of three dimensional metal object that is warped,…

Inspiration in Personal Brand Development

As I approach the end of my college career and enter the professional world, I realize that as a communication major it is necessary to develop a branded portfolio that represents my personal “brand.” Since my focus will be on digital and social media strategy, I need to collect and develop examples of writing as…