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Do Good Design Prospectus

The requirements of this task was to create a Prospectus document for the previous "Do Good Design" Task. We were to approach our project prospectus as a creative report that demonstrated the visual branding and potential of the prototypes and collateral. Header Image Designing Vectors by Vecteezy

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Do Good Design

This Task required us to invent, concept, design, & prototype a work of visual communication design that addressed one of the following topics: health, environmental, political, social, humanitarian or human rights issue. The brief required us to apply illustration and typography to communicate information, brand identity & values, narrative and message. Our response was to demonstrate how graphic design can …

Wicked Problem

This design brief required the creation of a distinctive and imaginative vector illustration & typographic response to the article - “plastic superhighway: the awful truth of our hidden ocean waste”. The illustration had to be accompanied by text in the form of a slogan, tag line, call to action or educate & information statement. The illustration …

Another Round of Final Thoughts on The Drawing Lab

My digital artefact is an online profile called ‘The Drawing Lab’ on Instagram where I post content related to mandala art.  [Click for link to profile] Mandalas are geometric designs that hold great significance and symbolism in Buddhist and Hindu cultures, believed to represent different parts of the universe and cosmos. Psychoanalyst Carl Jung believed …

Investigating Mandala Art Auto-ethnographically

In my first blog post in this subject, I stated that mandalas have traditional origins in Hinduism and Buddhism. The word mandala means “circle” in Sanskrit, an ancient language in Hinduism (Mark, 2020). Mandalas are geometric designs that hold great significance and symbolism in Buddhist and Hindu cultures, believed to represent different parts of the …