Monthly Archives: February 2015

Shakespeare

Deconstructed book covers

Shakespeare deconstructed book covers. Our challenge for this assignment is to produce four, deconstructed book designs, based on a list of Shakespeare plays. As a group, we decided how an A2 area should be split up into four book covers. The  main challenge for me was I knew very little of Shakespeare and his plays. […]

Paper and electronic apps

Paper Apps.  When folded in one configuration reads: “information is everywhere, all you have to do is look. Ian Waft 30/01/14“. When folded differently a QR code appears that, when scanned, reads: “Ian Waft 2014”. A bridge between two medias. Dinorwig Power Station. Previous place of work. Turn the dial and diagrams with relevant information line up in […]

Visual communication

      Following are a selection of pictures from short exercises completed in visual communication. Visualization of scenes created in response to listening to  short sound-clips taken from a movie. Seeing the alphabet in everyday objects. Creating any letter. Made from MDF painted in acrylic. After making quick response markings on paper whilst listening to […]

Swiss Style Posters and designers.

Assignment: For this first assignment you will produce a series of Swiss Style Posters advertising a special exhibition of Swiss Typographers and Designers to be held at the Grosvenor Museum in Chester. The Posters will be A2 in size and utilise techniques, materials and media that you have explored during this module. Exhibition will run […]

Typography Diary

Creating a font: We started the session creating letters using two pencils bound to either side of a block of wood using elastic bands. Using this form to create letters can create an illusion of depth depend on how we interpret the lines. After a brief experiment of style I chose to use the transitional […]