Graphic Design

Graphic Design 1: Futura

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I’ve always liked the overall minimalist design of the Futura font-family. It was first presented in 1928 by Paul Renner. Renner happened to be a German type designer (among other things), and was affiliated with the Bahaus movement. He is known for being an influencer in the design of modern typefaces.

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Rineke Dijkstra, Time, & Human Change

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I really liked the portrait photography of Rineke Dijkstra and her emphasis on depicting human change through time. Her series entitled Almerisa, which she started in 1994, followed the somewhat annual growth of a 6-year-old girl who was a Bosnian refugee to the Netherlands. I found this especially intriguing because it captured the phenomenon of […]

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For My Extraterrestrial Friends: 3 Ideas About The Current State of Humanity

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We’re Homesick The world right now feels like mostly everyone is uncomfortable with how things are economically, socially, etc. the current conditions aren’t optimal for holistic human flourishing. As such we’re all searching for “home”: we’re we each feel most at ease to function and be fully human. However our desire for quick fixes to […]