Design Research
Purdue Bicycle Safety

Purdue Bicycle Safety

At the start of the fall semester it became evident that driving on campus and more importantly parking on campus can be a chore. With the goal of saving time and getting healthy, I began riding my bike to class a few days a week. Prior to this endeavor I spent a few days researching...
Color in Design

Color in Design

Did you ever wonder what the properties of color are? What are color effects or transpositions? How do you go about researching color when diagrams seem so daunting?  If you have asked yourself any of these questions then you are in the right place! This series of booklets includes research on many aspects of color....
4 the Love of Wood Type

4 the Love of Wood Type

I attended an Society of Typographic Arts workshop at the Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, WI. I was so lucky to choose my wood type from drawers upon drawers of American history, mix my inks by hand, and experiment with a handful of other passionate print makers. Rather than printing random prints I...
Grad Dash App

Grad Dash App

As a Purdue student in the game, you will face five levels before graduating. Once you get your diploma, you will have the opportunity to experience the ultimate level and claim your prize. You will go up against penalty flags, bad grades, snowballs, diving birds, and more that all could jeopardize your graduation. However, items...
Imaginative Cartography

Imaginative Cartography

The goal of this project was to keep a log of all the places that I visited during a one week period, both real and virtual (e.g. towns, cities, locales, houses, websites, databases, mailing lists, emails, etc.). Then try to draw a map of my journey, using four 11”x17” sheets of paper and additional materials...
Design Recruitment Series

Design Recruitment Series

This series was created to recruit potential students to attend design school. This poster series won a Silver Student ADDY and also the Judges Choice Award at the 2011 ADDY awards in the North Central Indiana chapter. All posters were created with digital images with little adjustments other than color. Spaghettio’s were arranged and allowed...
SCAD Academic Calendars

SCAD Academic Calendars

These poster were created as part of a series. The series focused on the different ways to treat type within a layout using fusion, fragmentation, inversion and separation. The calenders shown are the 2007/08 academic calendars for Savannah College of Art and Design. To emphasize the styles, original photography was a mixture with typography. Actual...