Graphic Design: Font Booklet

Graphic Design: Font Booklet

Course: Introduction to Graphic Design For my font booklet project, I used InDesign to create an eight page booklet comparing a traditional font, Didot, to a Google font, Playfair Display. This design explored the classifications of traditional and screen formatted typefaces through paragraph-length text blocks, specimen pages and diagrams of font features. In this design, [...]

Graphic Design: Monogram and Animal Graphic Icon

Graphic Design: Monogram and Animal Graphic Icon

Course: Introduction to Graphic Design For my monogram project, I used Adobe Illustrator to explore letter combinations using overlapping, intertwining and stacking while maintaining horizontal baselines. Without repeating, rotating or mirroring letters, I rendered a monogram of my initials. This project taught me how to define features of letterforms and counter forms and how to [...]

OOTD: Monastiraki

OOTD: Monastiraki

If you are ever in Athens, I highly recommend visiting Monastiraki. It's a beautiful area to shop, eat and see ruins- all with a view of the Acropolis. Even the ground is amusing, which is paved with colored tiles. Not only are there countless stores to shop at, but also a flea market where you can [...]

Lara Bly brings vintage-inspired, affordable designs to Bethlehem

Lara Bly brings vintage-inspired, affordable designs to Bethlehem

I interviewed fashion designer Lara Bly about how she used her vintage aesthetic and international perspective on fashion to create her label and open a new studio and boutique in Bethlehem. This piece was originally published on the Brown and White. Using a vintage aesthetic and an international perspective on fashion, designer Lara Bly opened [...]

About Ariana

About Ariana

Hey guys! I'm writing this post because I want to share with all of you a little more about myself, what I do, and why I'm writing this blog. I know this post is seven months overdue, but better late than never, right? I'm 19 years old and grew up in New York. It's likely you'll find [...]

Skyline Style in NYC

Skyline Style in NYC

Location: Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Although it's not officially summer yet, a sunny, hot June day in New York certainly calls for a trip to the city. Sunny days in New York are the perfect opportunity to flaunt your new summer clothes as you walk around the city, [...]