Last week was the beginning of Semester Two of the never-ending MFA program I got myself into (why do I do this to myself!?). I am a little more organized this semester. I bought a 3-subject, college-ruled notebook with dividers and pockets. And I revamped my blog so I can try to share what I’m…
The assignment was to create a full dust jacket for a book, using only type. Stephanie found that most existing covers for this particular title are far too mild for the content, so she created a cover that reflects the darkness of Toni Morrison’s award-winning novel, Beloved.
Stephanie explored logo design and self-branding for a class project. The logo is based off the Mayan symbol for “9,” Stephanie’s galactic tone. Nine appropriately symbolizes connection and patience, two necessities in the field of Communication Design. If Stephanie ever gets around to printing business cards, they will look something like this:
Rebranding the Bard was a Typography class assignment for the MFA program at Texas State University. Stephanie came up with an original headline and a design to match. It took a while to get there…here are some of the original ideas:
LVL (pronounced “Level”) is a wearable hydration monitor that started out as a Kickstarter campaign. Stephanie redesigned the logo for a Concept Design course in the MFA program at Texas State University. The new design is made up of eight water droplets arranged into a rectangle. Stephanie also made the decision to spell out the…
From the Save-the-Dates to the Thank-you notes, Stephanie created custom designs for one lovely bride in Tyler, TX. The delicate script lettering and pale rose color palette were carefully designed to complement the romantic occasion.
A San Martian entrepreneur started The Lifestyles of the Sweet & Savory, a catering company. The owner needed logo and menu designs for an upcoming event. Stephanie designed a cupcake inspired logo and carried the sweet, feminine theme into a spring-green, strawberry pink menu.
The UT Tyler Anthropology & Geography Club was really coming together and becoming quite active on campus. They requested an updated logo that showed that two disciplines were coming together. Stephanie used the ideas of civilization and cities to create an image that represents both fields of study.
This was a class project, but the artist is quite real: Kourtney Marie Cecilia Hughes, a graduate of Pratt Institute and alumnus of The University of Texas at Tyler. The final design mimicked Kourtney’s thesis piece, Intrusions Media: InDesign Spring 2013 (MCOM 3312)
Stephanie designs brochures and flyers for EMA Engineering & Consulting, an MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) consulting firm in Tyler, TX. The designs generally follow a traditional grid layout and use the firm’s established color scheme of forest green and gold.
For class at UT Tyler (Fall 2011, JOUR 3311), Stephanie designed a tri-fold brochure and series of posters for a mock-exhibition on photography. The design emphasized textures and incorporated bright colors to reflect the personality and style of the photographer, Rene’ Comer. Fall 2011 (JOUR 3311) Photoshop, InDesign
While an Academic Advisor at The University of Texas at Tyler in College of Business & Technology, Stephanie designed some promotional materials used for recruiting and advising undergraduate students.