I was delighted to make this magazine. I was inspired by the book “Americanah” and I wanted my magazine to be about African culture. This project was hard work but I learned a lot.
This project was something I’m particularly invested in. I started a non-profit earlier this year so I was excited to find that I could redesign my non-profit site. It was difficult for me to not get personally attached to this project. I wanted the site readers to be able to read what the non-profit was about and feel compelled to lend support. I think my personal attachment to this cause pushed me to try my hardest on this website. I found myself doodling sketches of the layout with every free moment. I thought and rethought the design– I wanted the look to be flirty and simple. As tough as this project was, I enjoyed flexing my new Photoshop muscles . I learned a lot this week. I hope that I’ve done my non-profit justice!
Links I used for inspiration
http://design-seeds.com/index.php/home/entry/shelled-blues (color scheme)
I have always been a bit of a type geek, so this assignment was very interesting to me. The picture above was taken of my sketchbook for class. I have been spending a lot of time with it lately. The bold H was a great addition to my set of letters.
Here is the rest of my collection. Enjoy! http://www.flickr.com/photos/98639242@N06/sets/72157634565594855/