Category Archives: Graphic Design II

Graphics II – Layout Insipration

Click below for a collection of layout inspiration from Behance: Clicky Clicky

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Typography on the Web

Graphic Design II Students are embarking on a unit of study on Typography.  Typography is the art and science of letter forms–the creation of and use of fonts and words. Below is a selection of websites dedicated to the subject … Continue reading

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Kinetic Typography

Examples: https://vimeo.com/11321555 – Idiocracy https://vimeo.com/40263909 – Elbow Grease https://vimeo.com/56917056 – Be Water https://vimeo.com/63269534 – Brian Regan https://vimeo.com/22872736 – Look at me! https://vimeo.com/30661000 – Steve Jobs Richard Swarbrick – Painterly animations Music Video – Animation over Live Video

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Letterform Archive Inspiration

Graphic Design II is setting out on a mission to visualize six word memoirs in poster form.  While imagery is featured prominently, the real star of this show are the words. Words. Typography.  Font. Letterform. Design. I offer up this … Continue reading

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Hey! You’ve got to hide your face away . . .

As you know, face recognition software–be it an aid in tagging your friends on Facebook or an insidious way to track your movements and spending–is on the rise, and getting smarter. One man has some very simple and very real … Continue reading

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Helpful Design Hints

Making a Powerpoint or similar presentation?  These will help ensure success! Edward Tufte shows us how to present data & info, a set by Lauri Johnston on Flickr.

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Explore Typography

Typography is the study and manipulation of letters.  It is more than simply choosing a font for a particular situation, although that is a large part of it.  Typography can involve working with letters as shapes: using curves, angles and … Continue reading

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