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  1. @effyuwawa

    read&REFLECT

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    I found the info in Open Culture pretty dope. I never looked at a movie poster or logo twice, even though it’s obvious so much though and work goes into drawing your eye to it. It kind of surprised me that other countries create their own movie posters. I was amazed at how different theirs […]
  2. @TurnerM000

    Design Thoughts

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    I learned a lot from this article. Many every day things that we all use frequently, such as signs, had to be designed at some point. I think that the fact that we sometimes forget how much thought goes into designing things like these, makes it eviden...
  3. @ari_squared

    Design, Create, Imagine

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    Provided Design Resources The Vignelli Canon A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd Movie Poster Expert Explains Color Schemes How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence The Art of Movie Posters: View Online 40,000+ Movie Posters and Learn How They’re Made My Thoughts/Reflection Out of all the provides design resources, […]
  4. @MoB4884

    Let Me Pick Your Brain About Design

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    I really enjoyed reading the article about graphic design. I loved seeing some of the old school product designs and some cool newer-aged designs. It was really cool to also read about the author of the book that the article is based on. I loved how they discussed that the author never talked down to […]
  5. @AJSt0rm

    Design: Taken for Granted

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    How often have you looked at a stop sign? You’ve probably seen a ton of them in your lifetime, even if you can’t drive. However, have you ever considered that someone, at some point, had to design that sign? How about the title scene to your favorite movie? Do you realize how much thought and …
  6. @mto_morgan

    My Design Thoughts

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    The article in reference: A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design by Iconic Designer Chip Kidd It really is amazing how design touches just about every aspect of daily life. Every website, logo, advertisement, and much more contain different principles of design. This quote speaks to me: “Everything that is not made by nature is designed by someone.” I guess I just did […]
  7. @imatutu_

    Kidd Design

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    My brother used to be heavily interested in graphic design when he was in high school and I remember him explaining a ton of these concepts to me, being a young middle schooler who’s got no clue what he was talking about. I think the notion that “the best solution to a problem is found […]
  8. @hrashhDS106

    Chip Kidd & James Verdesoto: Whatever You Do DON’T STOP!

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    Design is one of the most crucial factors in attracting the audience and setting you apart from your competitors. I enjoy designing various things all the time! I took art class throughout high school, photojournalism, and graphic design for two years. When I was younger I used to love designing and creating jewelry and scrapbooking! I really enjoyed watching Kidd’s […]
  9. @actuallyjonathanpulido

    Reflection: Design

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    “Everything that is not made by nature is designed by someone,” is a sick way of re-looking at design. As a christian, thinking of this in the sense that God designed and not just the world, but the entire universe is pretty psyching. Heck, the article also mentions another quote […]
  10. @Conner44769274

    Thoughts on Design

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    Like sound last week, design is something I have very little experience in. Design is so important and it was interesting to learn more about it from the videos and readings. I really enjoyed watching the video on the design of movie posters. I actually recently took a trip to Books-a-Million with some friends and […]
  11. @RMdigitally

    RM’s Design Thoughts

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    When I started reading the original Brain Pickings post for this week, I quickly realized how easy it would be to fall down many different rabbit holes. Actually, the first time I was trying to read through it, I ended up on some article about Freud and his work. This was interesting to me (being…
  12. @madelinek106

    Ferris Bueller Poster Design Thoughts

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    I had never thought much about design in terms of movie posters and book covers before. The video “Movie Poster Expert Explains Color Schemes” was really interesting and made me look at movie posters differently now.  I learned that red and white movie poster designs are used for comedies.  One of my favorites, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” follows […]
  13. @jclark22umw

    Design Reflection

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    While reading “A Kid’s Guide to Graphic Design” the following quote stuck with me… “It doesn’t occur to most people that everything is designed — that every building and everything they touch in the world is designed,” Bill Moggridge I know this was the first line of the article, but it made me think. The […]

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  14. @VhudschNor2

    Chip Kidd Reflection

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    I thought the article was interesting, in that it went in-depth into trying to describe design overall. I’d disagree with the author’s statement, “Everything that is not made by nature is designed by someone.” Neanderthals weren’t people, and they designed tools, and birds design nests. His other insights are interesting, and I didn’t know how […]
  15. @Maeve_ds106

    Graphic Design

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    When I first read the Chip Kidd piece I was reminded of my high school Humanities course and where we talked extensively about style and design, especially in regards to art. We even took a trip to the Virginia Fine Arts Museum (if you haven’t been, I highly recommend!). I quick realized what Professor Bond […]
  16. @rachelds106

    design reflection

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    I want to start out this reflection by saying this book and blog post were both beautifully designed (no pun intended). I especially loved the blog post reading, it was so nice and easy to follow. After reading Vignelli Canon’s book, I put way more thought into my designs than I would of if I hadn’t read it beforehand. Instead of just trying to do them to get them over with for the class and rushing to get it done by midnight, I thought about semantics, syntactic and pragmatics specifically. What message, what semantics, am I trying to put through this work? What about the details, the syntactics? I realized that the details of the designs I’m creating are just as important as the overall picture, and I tried to make sure what ever message I was trying to convey doesn’t get lost (pragmatics). I thought this was super interesting because it made me think: I may understand something, based on my point of view, but everyone is different, so how can I make sure to be understood? I also really liked what he said about visual power – even something very simple and plain can be visually powerful, which I thought at first contradicts itself, but it’s all about how you use those design elements (even if they are simple), which is what […]
  17. @1215007705141780482

    Chip Kidd & Design

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    Reading this article about Chip Kidd’s book, Go, really opened my eyes to design. Day to day I walk around and witness so many different designs but I never really questioned it. After reading this article I started looking around my room and asking myself ‘Why was this designed this way?’ The example of the […]

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