Category Archives: Design

Project in[SPIRE] – The DS106 Brain

Here’s an idea for the in[SPIRE] logo: And this is the brain idea: The Brain: The Brain has human qualities:  left brain/right brain – connected by corpus callosum that allows the two sides to interact. Left brain is the technical/digital … Continue reading

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The DS106 Brain

After the initial brain-storming session for our final project, we agreed that a circuit board inside a brain would be a good image to represent DS106.  Then I thought it should be half digital and half organic. (See my previous … Continue reading

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A Random Urge to Design

While my thoughts were going a mile a minute on our final project idea, I had the sudden urge to design something with this concept.  I have no idea how it relates to what we talked about, but here it … Continue reading

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DS106 Movie Poster – Design Assignment

I came up with this idea while working on the propaganda poster design assignment. This didn’t quite fit in with any other assignments already there (please correct me if I’m wrong), so I decided to just submit it as another … Continue reading

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One Story, Four Icons (x 2)

Design Assignment 358: The assignment is to reduce a movie, story, or event into its basic elements, then take those visuals and reduce them further to simple icons, four of them. Write your blog post up but do not give … Continue reading

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Change… It’s in the Bag! – Design Assignment

  Design Assignment 364:  Make a campaign poster for Bagman’s 2012 campaign! You can base it on a famous political poster (Obama’s Hope poster, for example), movie posters, whatever. Minimalist or complex, just make it awesome.   I just HAD … Continue reading

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Animated Forrest Gump: Design Assignment

  Design Assignment 313:  Pick a movie poster and animate it. You can see an awesome example and quick explanation by Michael Branson Smith here.     The Product:   The Process: It took me only a few minutes of … Continue reading

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Iconic Me – linda3dots

I was in the middle of this assignment when I came up with my idea of new design assignment, and I just submitted my idea.  So where were we… Designment Assignment 54: Create an iconic image/design for your own site … Continue reading

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Minimalize Your Philosophy: Design Assignment

Design Assignment 365:   Pick your favorite quote OR make up your own phrase which describes a philosophy that you try to live by.  It can be about love, friendship, family, education, culture, health, charity, etc.  Design a minimalist poster depicting … Continue reading

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This Old Doctor: Really (not) Reality TV

Designment Assignment 342:  Really Reality TV – Follow this formula to create your own reality TV show for the ds106 Network. This assignment sounded like a lot of fun and a good one to start the design week off with, … Continue reading

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The Fall of Man…and Cat – Fat Cats Make Art Better (2 stars)

Visual Assignment 334: Using this site: http://fatcatart.ru/category/klassy-ka/ as a platform for ideas, and using Photoshop (or something like it) as your tool, place a fat cat into a photo of a classic art piece. The goal is to make it … Continue reading

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