Coursera Final Project: Brand New Brand

I finished my capstone project for California Institute of the Arts course Graphic Design Specialization. Brand New Brand is the final course where we apply what we have learned from the past courses Fundamentals of Graphic Design Introduction to Typography Introduction to Imagemaking Ideas from the History of Graphic Design Brand New Brand Fundamentals of Graphic Design In this course,…

CSS Striped Backgrounds

I’m enjoying trying the secrets from Lea Verou’s amazing book CSS Secrets: Better Solutions for Everyday Web Design Problems so much! I’m saving/sharing my practice codes in GitHub, going through the techniques and working to add more:

Getting Git

I have used Git before in projects but I have to admit that sometimes I feel like that I am just following a pre-set of rules and steps to make things work and not really deeply understanding the tool. This, I feel, isn’t deserving of Git because it’s an amazing tool – as difficult and out-of-this-world as it is for…

Coursera: Imagemaking Assignment

The latest Coursera course I’m taking is the Introduction to Imagemaking as part of the Graphic Design Specialization from the California Institute of the Arts. This course is very hands-on and exploratory and not just about knowing the concepts of creating an image. The implementation of the concepts introduced was very important and pushed one to explore, experiment, and enjoy…

Ideas from the History of Graphic Design – Week 4 Assignment

The final week of Ideas from the History of Graphic Design was about different graphic design subcultures from the 1950’s and 1907’s. It was interesting to learn about how much design had changed. For our assignment, we were asked to talk about a more recent subculture and describe its characteristics, function, members, and a bit about its history. I have a personal…