Rotating collaborative experiment with 4 designers, each making changes to a design based on a series of self imposed rules.
The inside of a home is a personal and private place. Not everyone gets to see it. I asked my peers to share with me a photo of their favorite spot at home. This book gives a glimpse into their personal place with photos transferred with gel medium onto acrylic laser cut pages.
A handmade book that contains a collection of photos and personal essays capturing and responding to various places and spaces visited in Richmond during my graduate seminar class.
An installation made during my visit to Doha, Qatar for the Tasmeem Doha 2013 an art and design conference held biennially at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar. The week leading up to the conference was spent making this “Cabinet of Curiosities” with a team of students from VCU-Q, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar and RMIT in Melbourne Australia. The project was led by Mary-Lou Arscott, Nick Durrant, Kelly Hutzell, and Rami el Samahy.
A 12-page, 11 x 17 magazine concept that dramatizes the life behind the sport of football. The limited color palette and raw digitized style add to the tension of the piece. Competed in a graduate workshop class.
Two projects, one analog using found materials, the other one digital using Illustrator. Both asked six designers to make their interpretation of a “pattern”.
A modified Turkish map fold design is the foundation for the structure of this piece. There are six quadrants that each open to reveal a different handwritten verses on vellum.
This interactive book adds life to the typical form filling personality test “Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.” The simplistic design physically involves the reader with pull tabs that reveal the profile letter answer for each question. Bound with a Coptic button hole binding technique.