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more typography

Yeah, I couldn’t help it. Some more fall out of my typography class beneath.

First a little poster with a little critic about our set destination in life:

fuck this life 01 500 more typography

The second work is very (as in extremely or obsessively) minimalistic, focussed on used space (and the fonts):

hopeless 500 more typography

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Antisocial Personality Disorder

antisocial 500 Antisocial Personality Disorder

Recently, one of my teachers generalised people with high IQ and a bad personality as sociopaths, which often is used as a synonymous for the Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD). I think this is a flat description of it, so I decided to make a little something for my typography class about it. I wanted to go for an informal, yet dark theme and keep it simple stupid, like informal material, only with striking sub-headlines and another colour scheme. The text are the official criteria from the Diagnostic and Statistical a of Mental Disorders. Final word: I don’t judge people suffering from ASPD, it’s a mental disorder, nothing they just do because it’s fun.

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vector posters

We’re having design basics at the academy right now, so the lessons are awesome. For one assignment we had to take an ad or a design we liked and re-create. I chose Anorexia by *UncleMontezuma on deviantART.

Here is my outcome:

more action 500 vector posters

Second assignment due to today was to create an advertisement for a company. (I know, I’m not selling a product on my poster, but nobody said anything about products. Governmental institutions and help organisations are close to companies in many ways.) For my design and message I wanted something very clean and easy to understand. I especially watched out for repetition of the scale, information, typography and minimal, but meaningful use of colour:

kinsey 500 vector posters

Both wer entirely done in Illustrator CS5 (I’m getting used to it). Prints and full-view are available if you click the images.

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First Vector with Illustrator

sunglass card 500 First Vector with Illustrator

It wasn’t a big difference to producing a card in Inkscape, but getting used to keybindings and menu hierarchies just takes its time I guess. The picture was taken by me on a boat trip. The cards are (home)printed and delivered icon wink First Vector with Illustrator

The path tool in Illustrator works pretty well, but all the tool switching is a little irritating. I also haven’t figured out how to display paths permanently, but the manual awaits me.

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