Radical Redesign

By Lindsey Lockwood This week I’d like to share an ongoing project that I recently started! If you haven’t heard of Keystone alum and sculpture studio tech Tom Murray’s local band Static in the Attic, you’re missing out! This semester I wanted to design a logo specifically for a band, because I was interested in doing something with a lot of energy and color. A … Continue reading Radical Redesign

Designing for Purpose

By Lindsey Lockwood This week I’d like to revisit a big project of mine that I first discussed on the printmaking page here; where you can read about how I actually went about carving and printing these linoleum blocks. As a visual arts major with concentrations both in Graphic Design and Print Media, I often apply both studies to my work. You’ve already read how … Continue reading Designing for Purpose

Hand-Lettered Menu Design

By Lindsey Lockwood There are so many things that are possible under the realm of graphic design, it’s not always about working on a computer! Hand-lettering is becoming more and more popular online, and things like calligraphy and traditional sign lettering are making a definite comeback. A good designer applies the same aesthetic outlook and design to a digital format as they would a physical … Continue reading Hand-Lettered Menu Design

A Wearable Design

By Lindsey Lockwood Design-oriented tasks involving clothes are some of my favorite projects to do! It is always rewarding to see your work displayed or be put to use. It is extra special when someone enjoys or connects with your design so much that they want to physically wear it. I have been lucky enough to do a couple of shirt designs for different programs … Continue reading A Wearable Design

Deep Space

By: Catara Lane This week In my 2-D Design class I had to come up with an outline for my Deep Space project. The objective was to “explore pattern and space through perspective,” and to “project pattern into an illusion of three-dimensional space.” As my professor was explaining to the class what we had to do, it sounded complicated. Afterwards, when she showed us pictures of examples it looked … Continue reading Deep Space

Mandala Art

By: Catara Lane Have you ever wondered where the design on tapestries came from? Well, the design on modern-day tapestries is mainly mandala art. The mandala originated as a spiritual symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism that represented the universe. Now the mandala has become a term for any diagram, chart, or geometric pattern that represents the universe being well-ordered and spiritual, symbolically. You don’t have to … Continue reading Mandala Art