Your Worst Nightmare/ My Dream

The Assignment: Monster Chiller Horror Theatre 3D GIF (Four Stars) The Story: I love cats but my brother does not and he is allergic to them. The GIF I created is likely what he sees in his nightmares… or whenever... Read more

Taking out the Take-Out Bag

The Assignment: Animals Doing Funny Things (Two and a Half Stars) The Story: I often have to keep take out bags or shipping boxes in my apartment MUCH longer than I would prefer to because they offer an endless source... Read more

Week Two Summary… I might be getting the hang of this?

This week was pretty intimidating!! When I saw that we would be doing five design assignments with at least one being four stars I was a little worried. But hey, I got it done, and I actually ended up doing... Read more

Design Blitz: College Consumer Edition

I wanted to walk around town this week to try to capture signs and advertisements for this design blitz but frequent (and severe) thunderstorms lessened my desire to spend time outside. So, while grocery shopping and reflecting on design concepts... Read more

I Don’t Belong Here… Or Do I?

The Assignment: Are We There Yet? (Three Stars) The Story: When I was younger I used to model for a beauty salon in my small town. If you scroll back far enough, you will see some old pictures of me!... Read more

Vignelli Canon Reflection: A Subtle Diss on the American Imperial System

I thought that the Vignelli Canon was extremely interesting. I’ll start by saying this: my mom’s family is Italian and so is my boyfriend (he is a first generation American, woohoo!). So, I might be biased, but my initial reaction... Read more

Be My Valentine, or my Accomplice

The Assignment: Noir Valentine (Three Stars) The Story: What happens when you forget Valentine’s Day? You get this card. And a slap. The How-To: I have never heard of Noir Films so I started this assignment by researching what they... Read more

A Sarcastic but Honest Tourist Attraction

The Assignment: The Little Caption (Two Stars) The Story: When I have time (and weather permitting) I really like to go visit historic Occoquan. Every time I am there, I walk by this street sign and I laugh. Maybe that... Read more

Gettin’ Hitched

The Assignment: Wedding Invitation (Three Stars) The Story: My boyfriend Vic and I have been together for a few years so I actually had a lot of fun scaring my friends and family with the finished product. I sent it... Read more

A Modern Twist on a Children’s Classic

The Assignment: Computer Books for Kids (Four Stars) The Story: In today’s modern society with the rise of iPad babies, it is only logical to revamp a classic children’s book and make it more appropriate with current times. Available for... Read more