Design Blitz ft. Target

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I love Target. Who doesn’t? I chose it to compile my Design Blitz elements because it has a little bit of everything, and so does design. Let’s jump right in. Color- Tide Personally, I love Tide’s approach with their new Free and Gentle line. They took their classic bottle design, blue lid, bright Tide logo, […]

Deconstructed Design

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This challenge is something I wanted to have a slightly different approach to. Instead of just explaining facts about random advertisements, I wanted to showcase two of my dear friend’s work (as well as my own) by deconstructing their design details. This first advertisement was made by my boss and friend, MyTien Pham. She is […]

More Than One 

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I’ve always been a visual learner, but I’ve never necessarily been a visual creater.  Other than my time in Intro to Advertising where I used only very basic photoshop functions, I’ve never sought out knowledge in design. Sure, I like my notes from class to be organized and easy on the eye, but that’s about… More More Than One 

Design Blitz

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I visited Chicago this summer for the first time and one of the things I really wanted to do was visit as many murals as I could find. I am so inspired by murals, and not just by the designs but also by the act of painting a mural. It takes true dedication to the … [Read more…]

Design Blitz

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Color Typography Metaphors/symbols Minimalism & use of space Form/function/message Balance Rhythm Proportion Dominance Unity Before beginning this course I could look at a logo, or advertisement, or brochure, and make a decision on whether or not I thought I was visually appealing. But, I couldn’t really tell you why. “I like the colors, the patterns, … Continue reading Design Blitz

Design Concepts in OU Advertisements

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Today I am going to talk about five design concepts I found on advertisements at the OU Norman campus. First, I found an advertisement that works great for demonstrating the use of symbols into a design. On this particular advertisement you can see the use of symbols on the left side of the ad. Instead […]

Travel Blitz

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This summer, I traveled to eight different cities. Some were more culturally diverse than others and that was showcased in the design elements of the signs that I captured. Chicago, Illinois I am no stranger to Wrigley Field but every time I see this sign I feel obligated to snap a picture. The red background immediately […]