Sunday, January 29, 2012

Blog Post 3

Reading Response 3


Monday, January 23, 2012

Reading Response 2


Sunday, January 22, 2012

Blog Post 2

The Curry building represents stacks. The building has more then one level and the stairs leading up to the entrance are stacks. 
 Circles are said to be sacred. The clock tower represents stacks because the top contains a circle with the time, which could be symbolizing how time is of the essence and sacred.
The detail on this building represent groves. The columns and square metal detailing are examples of groves for this building.

Do environments influence RITUALS or do rituals influence ENVIRONMENTS?
Environments influence rituals. For example, bathrooms are environments for showering and showering would be considered a ritual because that is what you do in the bathroom.

Monday, January 16, 2012

Blog Post 1

As an devoted daytime napper I decided to go with one of my favorite pillows as my object. This pillow has one of my favorite color combinations (blues and greens) and also my favorite bird (peacock). It is the perfect size, shape, and is the most comfortable pillow. In design I am concerned about the look of a space, but besides that aspect I am about comfort and functionality. With this pillow it is functional and comfortable and gorgeous, which is what I strive for my designs to be. In our culture I feel that napping is a important aspect without sleep our bodies would break down and we would be like zombies.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

IAR 112 Design Vis: What's in a name?

The name card I designed for myself represents me as a designer. The simplicity and cleanliness of the overall design is what I, as a designer, strive to create. Besides the fact that orange is my favorite color, the orange lettering against the white background provides a bold statement that focuses your attention of the main idea of the project, my name.