American and European Design in the 40s-50s

    In the 40s and 50s, multiple design movements overlapped with and existed simultaneously in America, some of which originated from Europe, namely the International Style, Machine Age, Streamlining and Organic Design. Such movements were prefaced by historical circumstances that gave people reason to use design as a common language to assert their opinions in order to drive society… Read more →

Artist Manifesto: START WARS; GROW ART!!

  My current main Manifesto is “START WARS!!! Grow art!” (Disclaimer: No we should not start actual wars). It takes the form of a propaganda-looking poster that was using during regimes to grab the attention of and communicate ideas to the masses. The idea behind it is that design is by humans, for humans. Throughout history, artists and designers have… Read more →

b a u h a u s

|| For this creative response assignment, we had to do a bauhaus-inspired design while putting the context of Singapore into consideration.   Something that is really iconic to Singapore is the void deck space. In the past, void decks used to be places where residents could gather and conduct social activities, but with the myriad of rules of placed on… Read more →

Typo 1 Assignment 1: VAG Rounded – Germany Motor Show

[Team Members: Jasmine, Tiffany, Yue Ling, Vania] VAG ROUNDED (a.k. a. VAG Rundschrift)     General Content VAG Rounded is a typeface that was developed by Sedley Place in 1979 as part of the corporate branding for Volkswagen. The “VAG” stands for “Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft” (which is German for “Volkswagen Incorporated”). Insiders at Volkswagen joked that V.A.G means Von Adolf Gegründet (“Founded by Adolf“).… Read more →

STRÄNG

  End-of-Sem Project Proposal:   STRÄNG (Time-Space Warp Simulation)   STRÄNG is a wordplay on Doctor Strange’s name (who bends space and time) which means ‘string’ in Swedish and is also coincidentally related to the string theory about how our reality is shaped.   A superpower simulation that mimics the bending of space and time. There will be a clock… Read more →

Shoot Hue

Link to Processing .zip file: https://www.dropbox.com/s/r8v39vcjoaswi8b/shoothuefinal.zip?dl=0   Link to slides: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1fUGY5ajreP1_RlPJ06wJ0huRa3lEL423dn9p_BPlkfI/edit?usp=sharing Read more →

A r t N o u v e a u

|| A r t N o u v e a u     This Art Nouveau abstract design is inspired mainly by the blue pea plant, which asides from its striking indigo colour, is also used for cooking Peranakan dishes. Other plant patterns featured are also related to the theme of food from different cultures, such as the pandan leaf… Read more →

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