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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March 2017

In March 2017 I turned 30, started my next class (packaging design), took photos and tried to kickstart the old ‘study brain’. I have also been renovating my mum’s bedroom (I swear I will get the house completed eventually). I am trying to be kind to myself, and do small things that incite positive vibes.…

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February 2017

February 2017 was a rather good month. I completed my digital design class, had a little beach holiday and have mostly been relaxing. Being away from home and experiencing a new environment can be so rewarding. I completed my fourth class, Digital Design (for a BA of Design: Communication Design). It was an interesting class…

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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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My Design Process

As I near completion of my fourth class at University, one of the fundamental factors in all classes, is the design process. The design process refers to the steps you take to reach a final design. The way you approach this can vary between every person. My process involves; mind mapping/rough notes, research, inspiration, sketching,…

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Being Thankful

In life, we can become complacent with the things that matter and forget to acknowledge what is important to us in the present. We may not realise that something or someone meant so much until circumstances change. I know that one day, I am going to be thinking about this time of my life, and…

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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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My October 2016

My October was a productive one. I finished my class on typography, wrote a book (more details soon), practiced with watercolour pencils and began renovations on my mums office.  I really enjoyed my class on Typography. My final grade was 80 (which is thankfully still a HD by my Uni’s marking system, phew). I had…

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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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