NARS Cosmetic Package Design

Advanced Portfolio Design: NARS Eyeliner Package Design
This eyeliner product was the first of the "green-line"
The colors mainly used are earth-tones to maintain an all natural look
Color of blush is marked in the top corner

Advanced Portfolio Design: NARS Nail Polish Package Design
Eliminated the color marker and cut out part of the package to display the color
The package is a top off box

Advanced Portfolio Design: NARS Blush Package Design
Utilized part of the original design in the eyeliner package
The leaf serves as a pull tab
Color of blush is marked in the top corner

[Teen] VOGUE

Advanced Portfolio Design: Redesign of Teen Vogue
Interaction and playfulness of type on the bottom
Simple addition of circles in the background give it an adolescent look
All bodies of type (but one) are apart from the image; it does not envelope or crowd

Advanced Portfolio Design: Table of Contents
Color is a bit washed out to evoke the November "Fall" feel

Advanced Portfolio Design: Audrey Hepburn Spread in Teen Vogue

Common Typographic Diseases

Computer Design II: Typography
Fooling around with balance, weight, and color

Smithsonian Magazine

Computer Design II: Smithsonian Magazine Redesign
The concept is to appeal to the young adults by using lines and constituting a crafty feel

Computer Design II: Table of Contents
I was feeling a tad creative with the Table of Contents

Computer Design II: A spread in the Smithsonian Magazine
The triumphs of Frank Lloyd Wright

Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Icons

Computer Design II: Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Icons
Utilized the Rio Olympics logo to represent the following:
Archery, fencing, soccer, rhythmic dancing, swimming, and sail boating
Hand drawn brush stroke quality applied to the demonstrate the fluidity of Rio
Colors were inspired by the logo

Tilting Flowers

Digital Photography I: Tilting Flowers
"It can go in a lot of directions"

Saluting Trees

Digital Photography I: Lines and beautifully casted shadows

River Road

Digital Photography I: Capturing a moment in time

My favorite place on River Road
to eat my favorite burger from River View East

Diagonal Trees

Digital Photography I: Playing with lines and directionality
My dad is not nor has ever been a landscaper

Bed Tree

Digital Photography I: Playing around with texture and the limpidness of the trunk
Trees always have such engaging aspects.

Orbit Brand Deconstruction

Eidetics: The recall of typographic elements and arrangements.
Reconstruction of the label by designing with all the original elements.

Metamessaging: Typographic arrangements presenting two concurrent messages, one that is obvious and another that is a sub-message or after-message.

Semasiology: Reconstructing the label to produce the meaning of all elements as seen on the surface of graphic presentations. (stripping it down to its pure elements.)

Transmorgrification: The change of elements into newly conceived, dynamic arrangements. Reconstruction by humourously or grotesquely transforming original elements.

Severini Recreated

Computer Art I: Recreating a cubist work of art
Only my second work done in photoshop

I chose to recreate a work by Severini
In an attempt to make it more riveting, I played around with texture
Colors were added but most of the art work is still there unaltered

Concord and Contrast

Two favorite properties of Typography: Color and Texture

Typography: Concord and Contrast (Color)
Depicting color difference in a mass of text utilizing kerning and tracking
"Black is the presence of all colors."

Typography: Concord and Contrast (Texture)
All things incorporate texture, even type

Vintage Vein

Advanced Portfolio Design: First page of a spread
Served as an example of my enthusiasm for publication design for the class

Photography acknowledgement to Naomi Shon

Photo Montage

Computer Art I: Photo montage
Taking images from different photos to create a new patchwork

My very first involvement in graphic design
First time using Adobe Photoshop

The Letter Z

Computer Design I: The Letter Z
Attention to composition
Utilizing the letter Z, to interact with the title and text

Letter with Letter

Typography I: Letter with Letter
Upper case "Q" and lower case "e"
Carries a comic consciousness
Assertive playfulness between the two letters

Typography I: Letter with Letter
Upper case "B" and lower case "g"
Gesture of certain continuity found in the letters
Portrays beautiful negative spaces


Created my logo using the asian tradition of last name/first name basis
References are available upon request