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Word

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Submitted by: Rabia Aman

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Pick one word. Select one single typeface, and communicate your word. Do not use colors or any other graphical elements. The goal is to select a type face that represents the meaning of the word, and if needed manipulate the font using different sizes, bold, italics, counterform (spacing) etc to visualize the word.

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A Visual Depiction of “Ancient”

The Word assignment‘s image caught my eye as a visual depiction of “magic”.  The individual letters told a story in addition to the overarching word itself.  The assignment essentially gets the creator to start exploring the visuals that are evoked when we think of certain words.  For my creation, …

Design Assignment – Word

I’m planning on doing two 4+ assignments this week, so I’m starting with an easy 2 star that would cap it to 10 stars for the week. This assignment, titled Word, wants you to illustrate a word, simply by using text and manipulation of that text, such as location, size, …

Laugh

For this Design Assignment, worth 2 stars, we were asked to use a single word and a single typeface to communicate the word and represent it.  The thought behind my word “laugh” and when I think about laughing I think about the belly/ gut laughs where you feel like …

Word Assignment

This Design Assignment can be found here: http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/word/

 

For this assignment, we needed to describe a word by using only a specific font that we felt illustrated the word in its own typography. One font that I am very pleased with is called Bebas. Naturally, it is an all-caps …

Word

Here is the Word assignment that is two points. I thought that it would be fun to illustrate a part of my character’s story using words and fonts. We were supposed to not use colors or graphical elements. I wanted to use the project as a way to introduce a …

Word

two stars:

This simple design assignment called for us to, without the aid of any other visual cues, not even color, choose a word and communicate it in a single typeface. The only thing you could use was size and shape. I chose a fance font that I thought looked …

one word

okay this assignment was way too easy. honestly it should have been worth one point. I don’t know maybe it would be harder for somebody who has no graphic design experience.

The assignment is to write one word and not use an color or effects or anything and let the …

Mayfield

For one of my week five assignments, I chose to do the assignment, Word that was submitted by Rabia Aman.

The assignment is to, “Pick one word. Select one single typeface, and communicate your word. Do not use colors or any other graphical elements. The goal is to select a …

A Strong Word – Design Assignment 1

ds106 Design Assignment for Word PowerFul

I picked this word because to me it represents strength in what you do. You may talk about a speaker, but once you put the word powerful in front of it, you are stating this person is an expert in what they do and …

Smiling

made this with word and screen shot it to put it into an image format.

 

I thought it was cool

 

I am happy because I get to spend time with family and Amanda this weekend. Thanks merica…

DS106 Design Assignment #2

For my second design assignment, I decided to play around with how the meaning of a word can be reflected in how it is written. Here is what I came up with:

I think that I am not alone in saying that when I see newspaper letters cut out and …

In a Flash

For my second Design Assignment of the week, I decided to tackle Word. I love using color and images as symbols, so I knew this would be a challenge for me. I tried creating something around the word “Sunshine” in the spring time theme of my blog, but …

Word Assignment- 2 Stars

 

For this assignment, I had to think pretty long and hard about which word I wanted to use. Then, I was cleaning out some stuff, and found my old Lucky Brand hoop earrings, which are in a peace sign. At this point, I just finished my design safari, …

The Princess is Here**

All Shook Up! Uhuuhuhhhhh, OOOO, Yeahhhhh! Word- 2 Stars

I found the assignment at this link here: http://assignments.ds106.us/assignments/word/
Thanks Rabia Aman for a cool, simplistic assignment! I love playing around with words, and fonts. Simple things such as typefaces can say so much about something. This is what this assignment captures so beautifully, without the need for flashy pictures,…

Word

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericgreenlaw/8065564264/in/photostream
I had thought about doing disorganized, then I thought about doing silly, and a few others like lazy, red (in red font), and long (lllllooooonnnnnggggg), but I liked the idea of backwards.  I just thought it was a cool idea, although not super duper original because everyone does backwards…

If it’s not forward…

The word assignment was to create a word, and only use the word to describe what it was.  This assignment was worth 2 stars, and I decided to use the word backwards by writing it backwards.  I thought this was a nifty idea, and kind of ironic.…

typography worddd

I found this design assignment to be rather cool.  I chose the design assignment called Word, worth 2 stars.  The object of the design assignment was to just use font and the word it self to express the meaning of the word.  I chose to use the word disassociate, which…

Lackadaisical

adj.  Lacking enthusiasm and determination; lacking life, spirit, or zest; carelessly lazy; languid.

From the WORD assignment: Pick one word. Select one single typeface, and communicate your word. Do not use colors or any other graphical elements. The goal is to select a type face that represents the meaning of…

Fancy Word

So the assignment was to select a type face that represents the word you are typing. I thought this was pretty easy. There are many “fancy” swirly, cursive writing fonts on Microsoft Word. So I just picked the one I liked, copy and pasted it to Paint so I could…

Section 3 – DS106 assignment 2

For my second assignment I chose to do a design assignment called “Word” and directions for this assignment was to not using any colors try to represent the meaning of the word through manipulating the word itself.
I chose upside down because I first thought about making the word look…

Section 3 – DS106 assignment 2

For my second assignment I chose to do a design assignment called “Word” and directions for this assignment was to not using any colors try to represent the meaning of the word through manipulating the word itself.
I chose upside down because I first thought about making the word look…

Futuristic Wordshopping

The Assignment:
Pick one word. Select one single typeface, and communicate your word. Do not use colors or any other graphical elements. The goal is to select a type face that represents the meaning of the word, and if needed manipulate the font using different sizes, bold, italics, counterform (spacing)…

Word Play

After seeing Yue’s creative “Fish” entry for the DS106 Word assignment, I decided I wanted to give it a try too.
At first I wanted to ‘Tangerine’ with the ‘T’ as a stem and the rest of the word circling it, but sadly it looked too much like a melon.…

DS106-Word

DS106-Word
The assignment requires us to pick one word, select one single typeface,
 and communicate with this word.But, it is not allowed to use colors or any other graphical elements.
The goal of this assignment is to select a type face that represents the meaning of the word,
and if…

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WORD

This is a DS106 assignment for the last section! For this section I decided to pick an assignment from the design section
The Directions read…
Pick one word. Select one single typeface, and communicate your word. Do not use colors or any other graphical elements. The goal is to select…