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Missing Dana Chou

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I find it hard to believe that Dana Chou is a high school student.  At eighteen, I began my undergraduate journey with a look of a small baby bird, “Do I have to grow up?” Even with a regular part-time job, I clearly behaved as if I was still expectingContinue Reading

May 24, 2017
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A Portrait of Lotta Nieminen’s Work

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You probably came across multi-talented Lotta Nieminen‘s illustration before while you were scheduling your week on Google Calendar.  Her illustrations are whimsical and create additional context to the activities and dates based on a Google user’s activities.  Her work was featured in a wide range of media for clients likeContinue Reading

May 14, 2017
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Illustration

Be One of 1612 DOTS Today

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Traveling on the PATH train during rush hour really puts a bad taste in my mouth: mostly because of the people. Sometimes I dream about creating a nice invisible box where that I can find my zen and travel to work without someone coughing on me, blocking the train doorContinue Reading

Met Gala 2017: Get to Know the Designer Behind the Theme

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The Met Gala is one of the most anticipated events of the year in fashion. At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, A-list stars dress in avant-garde garb that compels plebeians to stare in awe. Actually, as much as we pay close attention to the what is on a celebrity’s backContinue Reading

May 4, 2017
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The Quest for the Almighty Notebook

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My favorite tool is a sketchbook. It’s special place where creatives and non creatives record the trails of their meandering minds. Even famous designers own and treasure their notebooks. I love my notebook, and enjoy the pursuit for my new favorite notebook I can explore in. There are so manyContinue Reading

April 30, 2017
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Amazon’s FireTV Launched a New Look

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Last year, Amazon announced a refreshing, much-needed update on the UI design of their second generation Fire TV and Fire TV stick devices. My Fire TV stick finally updated, and man it does look good…and looks like Netflix. *Ooops, sorry Netflix.* Despite its uncanny appearance to its competitor, the sleekContinue Reading

April 29, 2017
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A Year of Yes at the Brooklyn Museum Explores Black Feminism

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I really admire the Brooklyn Museum for focusing on the successes and journeys of high-strung, independent women in their year-long theme A Year of Yes at the Brooklyn Museum. I wrote another post of the previous exhibit of A Year of Yes, which focused on the life and work ofContinue Reading

April 27, 2017
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The Art Direction of Kendrick Lamar’s New Album “DAMN.” is Far from Boring

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album cover for DAMN. has captured the attention of many hiphop fans and graphic design critics. The overall design is being criticized for its basic and “stark simplicity:” the red serif font, Times, and Kendrick Lamar beneath. Vlad Sepetov, the graphic designer behind the cover, defended hisContinue Reading

The Artwork for the Recent Ghost in the Shell Film Outshines the Film

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Ghost in the Shell has always been cool, whether you know it or not. Remember the Matrix? The creators of the Matrix have admitted to have been heavily influenced by this Japanese animated classic. From existentialist philosophy and artificial intelligence, the original Japanese animation dazzled many science fiction fans with,Continue Reading

April 16, 2017
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Do You Know of Any Black Designers?: Diversity in Design

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Where Are All of the Black Designers? In 2017, I ask you: Where are all the black designers? I can count one, and that’s me. ONE. Okay, but where is everyone else? Can you think of one prominent designer that is black? I don’t know about you, but it’s feelsContinue Reading

April 13, 2017
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Top 3 Title Sequences for Television Now

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These days, title sequences for television are more than merely introducing characters, they play a vital role in it’s identity. Studios create sophisticated mini films that sometimes, are more engaging than the actual show. Personally, I look forward to title sequences for new shows because they are just so lush and breathtaking. IContinue Reading

April 9, 2017
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Female Designers from ESU Use 3D Printing Technologies to Create Prosthetics for Muscovy Duck

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As an alumni of East Stroudsburg University, I am so proud to share with you the fascinating work that has been created in the sake of helping the community using 3D Printing technologies. When I say community, I mean the animal community and mother nature. You see, a Muscovy duck,Continue Reading

April 7, 2017
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You Meant MailChimp Right? Their New Marketing Campaign is Surreal

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MailChimp, you have my attention. While most companies waste their commercial time by introducing themselves or put on a show to persuade consumers, Droga5 took a different approach that made you stand out of the crowd…  in a way that a dog dyed highlighter pink stands out. Made me takeContinue Reading

March 28, 2017
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NASA’s Poster for the Newly Discovered Planet TRAPPIST-1e is Captivating

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In February 2017, NASA discovered a new solar system with seven potentially habitable planets close to the dwarf-star, TRAPPIST-1. Out of the seven planets, there are three planets in the “just right” zone. These three planets are TRAPPIST-1e, TRAPPIST-1f, and TRAPPIST-1g. Is TRAPPIST-1e really the “Voted Best ‘Hab Zone’ VacationContinue Reading

March 24, 2017
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IKEA Redesigns the Way You Assemble Your Furniture

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This new wedge dowel contraption will simplify the love-hate relationship you have with your furniture. I know it will simplify mine. The thought of moving anything with my dainty fawn arms makes my back ache and my head hurt. It’s only been two months since the shelves scrapped the beautifulContinue Reading

March 17, 2017
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A Year of Yes: When an O’Keefe Grabs Back

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A Year of Yes: Reimagining Feminism at the Brooklyn Museum began last year, October at the Brooklyn Museum and continues until early 2018. This is a perfect show for Women’s History Month. In this show, the history of feminism and feminist art are celebrated. The works of groundbreaking female artistsContinue Reading

March 10, 2017
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