Design: details in life

Different from architecture and artists, most designers are unknown, even those famous one, because people usually do not realize they live in a world made by designers and gets used to. No one would care who design this front or… Continue Reading


Blog Assignment #2 – Graphic Design in BDJ – Bangura

I am studying broadcast & digital journalism with a dual minor in African American Studies and Sociology. My short-term goal is to start off as a production assistant or associate producer at a station in either Richmond, VA or New… Continue Reading


Blog Assignment #1 – Lessons Learned Response – Bangura

Don’t compare yourself. I appreciated the tips that encouraged students not to force creativity. Newhouse tends to foster a competitive nature that makes students feel they must slam competition in order to stand out. When I learned we’d critique some of… Continue Reading


lEtTeR & TeXt: w h a t i s i m p o r t a n t ?

Letter Many people in my generation (myself included) often associate “type” or “typefaces” with typing on the computer. From a young age, we experiment with the preset fonts that Microsoft Word has to offer. But, especially after reading Ellen Lupton’s… Continue Reading


Ad Alert

Graphic design is omnipresent. Or, it at least feels that way in the world of Advertising, from the point of view of a budding advertiser. Graphic design is used as a vehicle by Ad agencies to make their content more… Continue Reading


Two Big Lessons From Glaser

After watching “To Inform and Delight” I learned a lot not just about Milton Glaser, but about graphics designers and graphics design in general.   I learned a lot about the technical aspects of graphics design and the types of… Continue Reading


Big Brothers Big Sisters and Gestalt

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of America is a non-profit organization that strives to inspire children to achieve their goals through a one-on-on mentoring relationship with a volunteer. This organization’s logo demonstrates many of Gestalt’s principles. The first principle that this… Continue Reading