Portfolio  recent graduate and professional work

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Book: Memory of Youghal

Memory of Youghal

Medium: Book (plexiglass, acitate sheets, laser print, screen print, nuts, & bolts)
Date: December 2012
Design Objectives: An exploration into the representation of memory of place and its fleeting and constantly shifting properties.

Vara Kamin’s Impressions of Light

Vara Kamin’s Impressions of Light

Medium: Website (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
Expected Date: January 2013
Design Objectives: A fluid and responsive website designed specifically for iPads, as well as larger and smaller screens. Intended audience of doctors, architects, and hospital executives.

Interactive Canvas

Interactive Canvas

Medium: Interactive Multimedia (Processing IDE)
Date: December 2011
Design Objectives: Working prototype; develop a program for human–computer & human–human interaction to “paint” on screen.

Financial Education Posters

Financial Education Posters

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: October 2010
Design Objectives: Develop an advertisement campaign to encourage financial education and fiscal responsibility among the poor and lower-middle class.

Gopher Way Analysis

Gopher Way Analysis

Medium: Design Task Analysis
Date: October 2011
Design Objectives: Human factors task analysis of the University of Minnesota’s Gopher Way using a variety of research methods and usability tests.

Calming Colors

Calming Colors

Medium: Multimedia (Processing IDE)
Date: May 2011
Design Objectives: Can color have a calm or healing effect on humans? Develop a visual composition that could be used in a specific context to make people more comfortable or take their mind off immediate concerns.

Stop Grandma From Voting!

Stop Grandma From Voting!

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: September 2012
Design Objectives: Type-based political activist/parody poster that appeals to the viewers love of their own grandmother to pique interest and encourage them to approach and learn more.

A Safer Stove

A Safer Stove

Medium: Product proposal
Date: March 2012
Design Objectives: A cognitive ergonomics product proposal, develop of a product that makes effective use of color used as signal to facilitate the use of the object.

The Costs of Payday Lending

The Costs of Payday Lending

Medium: Ink on paper
Date: May 2011
Design Objectives: Highlight an issue: Data visualizations (graphs and clorpleth maps) are used to illustrate the true costs of the payday loan industry on the economy of the Twin Cities.

MyTextFitness.com

MyTextFitness.com

Medium: Website (HTML, CSS, ASP.net, Adobe Flash)
Date: 2010
Design Objectives: Front-end website for potential customers to find out more and to sign up for service. Back-end for personal trainers to send workouts to clients and for clients to see their fitness progress.

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