Week 6: 2/26–3/5/21 Links to this week’s posts: Week 6 Daily Creates Deep Thinking on Design Dank Memez Outlet “Weapons of Mass Percussion” T-Shirt King of Jesters, and Jester of Kings! Encouragement Poster Design Blitz This week, I felt much more successful than the previous week in completing work on time. Part of that was […]
When I was much younger, my parents introduced me and my sister to the movie The Court Jester. For me, this 1955 classic was my first medieval/fairytale-themed rom-com movie I ever saw—The Princess Bride is the second one I can think of.
When I participated in Week 3’s Daily Creates, I didn’t expect to do anything with my creations later on. I had thought that I really liked my caution sign (“Caution: Weapons of Mass Percussion”), and it would be fun to have on a t-shirt or something. That’s why I decided to do the Design Assignment […]
Although I haven’t ever really thought about becoming a graphic designer, and I don’t think that’s what’s in store for me in the future, thinking about visual design and reading and watching this week’s assigned material was quite fascinating for me.
As I scrolled through the Design Assignments in the ds106 Assignment Bank, an image caught my eye: At first glance, I thought it said “Memelets”, not Mermlet’s. My misreading paired with the title of the assignment (“Create a Logo that is simple but detailed”) inspired my idea for a fictional company that created memes and […]