Packaging Design

I completed Packaging Design which was my fifth class towards a degree in Communication Design. This course provided a great insight into the world of packaging and the impact it has on our everyday lives. I received a final grade of 90/100. I was slightly disappointed I didn’t achieve a higher mark, but still happy…

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Hooray, Digital Design Complete

I have completed my class on Digital Design, with the submission of my last assessment (hooray! ). While I do not have my final grade yet, I am confident I passed. Digital Design was my fourth class towards my Bachelor of Design (Communication Design). Digital Design involved learning to use Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. While…

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Degree Decisions 

I have a slight problem right now. Not a huge horrible mess, just a little one, where I am torn between two academic directions. In one corner you have my current degree, Communication Design. I have completed 4ish units and have been learning a lot about design. In the other corner you have this super…

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Typography Practice

For the past 8+ weeks I have been studying typography. I have been learning valuable lessons on many ways to; express meaning, communicate clearly, organise information and how design has evolved (and continues to evolve). What I have found particularly fundamental to developing my knowledge has been both in exploring ways that words communicate to us, through…

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The Month That Was: July 2016

In July 2016 I was busy with starting my next class at Uni (Typography) and doing some driving. There hadn’t been a great number of things happening in July,  I was mostly busy with my Typography class. It is taking some time to become familiar with the terminology and our first project required a lot…

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First class complete

I have completed my first class or unit for University and although I don’t have my total grade yet, I am pretty sure I passed. My first class was about 20th Century Design and I enjoyed learning about the events, movements and styles that shaped design, during the 20th century. For instance the industrial revolution that…

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Dear Internet

Dear Internet, While you had not been working properly for the past twenty days it had been a challenge. I do apologise that I swore at you, called you names and generally fired some hate in your direction. However, it has been difficult as I realised how much I have become dependent on you (study,…

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Good News

I recieved the news that I was accepted into the Communication Design degree and start in July! I am really excited about this and I can’t wait to begin. I just have to wait until I get an email to officially enrol in a certain unit and defer my fees (because I could not afford…

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A new direction

I made a decision to apply to study a degree in Communication Design with Swinburne Online. I am very interested in this course because it covers many modern design techniques and photography (!). I had to submit a design portfolio with different works I had created and explain my communication and design objective, which was…

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And the beat starts pumping

I finally feel as if things are starting to settle into some form of normalcy and I am starting to get excited about the future. Today has been one of those good days where I have been able to accomplish a lot and start to see the future is not so dark, I can generate…

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Marchadillo

Congratulations self, I managed to not make one post during the whole 28 days of February. Reflections on my todo list for February I.. well I didn’t really do much of anything besides Uni. I finished my first two units and I am currently starting my next two this week (or they did start on…

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