All posts filed under “Design

COMD 4701: Design Team

Class Website I was asked to teach a senior level class at City Tech in June, called Design Team. This class is a chance for our students to work as a larger whole for one client. As I told the class: You are going to […]

Cynthia King: 2011-2015 Work

I had the distinct pleasure to work with Cynthia King and design for her dance studio for years. By far, she was the best client I have had. She is driven by a strong, compassionate ethos, she believed in my abilities, she treated me as […]

Design Philosophy

To design is to care, to educate, and to facilitate. I design to make myself a better person within a better world. I design to be of service to all around me as the design process teaches me circumspection and empathy every new day. The […]

COMD Rebranding

In the fall of 2014, the Department of Advertising Design and Graphic Arts at City Tech was finally able to change its name to reflect the changing discipline and industry. Now the Department of Communication Design, we faculty needed to get the word out as quickly and […]

Color Cards for Children: Prototype

I became a mother in 2012, and as my daughter has grown, I find myself designing playthings for her that I hope will give her tools to find her way into the world. These cards are the first prototype for a color kit I am designing, […]

Living Lab Logo

I was asked to develop a logo that would represent “A Living Laboratory,” which is City Tech’s biggest grant. My solution represents the way the program has allowed so many of the college’s faculty to meet and talk. These conversations have enabled many of us […]

Open Lab Cards

These cards were designed by the Open Lab team to help instructors create whole new lessons based on game mechanics. I designed the cards while serving as the Outreach Lead.

FLIPPED! Panel at FIT EduTech Day

I was invited by CJ Yeh to speak on a panel about the flipped classroom for EduTech Day at FIT. We all spoke about how we are using websites and social media to buttress overall instruction. From the program: FLIPPED! Redefining the Classroom in the Age […]

Bridging the Gap Poster

In over seven meetings during spring 2013, 35 City Tech faculty members across many disciplines explored and discussed the importance of prior knowledge, knowledge organization and feedback in order to promote a more effective teaching-learning environment. This poster shows how participating faculty reflected on three […]