001 // COLOR-CODE
Boston University MFA Thesis: An investigation into my design methodology as it relates to the interplay of systems and aesthetics, logic and intuition, and control and chance in my design process and final outputs. Includes interviews with Stephanie Specht, Alex Luciano, and Jerry-Lee Bosmans.
︎︎︎Perfect-bound, 6.5 × 9 in., 396 pp.
002 // MFA EXHIBITION BRANDING
Visual identity and catalog design for Boston University’s graduate graphic design, painting, and sculpture exhibitions. Collaboration with Sophia Viviano.
003 // PLACES: UT
Photobook cataloging the places I visited while living in Utah. Printed on a Risograph MF9450 with cornflower blue, fluorescent pink, yellow, and HD black.
︎︎︎Spiral-bound with French folds, 4.5 × 6.5 in., 32 pp.
004 // PROCESS BOOK
Documentation of my design process over a four-month period. Each booklet corresponds to a different project, while the image book contains full-color photos of the work for reference.
︎︎︎Image Book, 6 × 8.5 in.; Booklets, 4.5 × 6.75 in.; Intro Card, 3 × 4 in.
005 // IMAGE ESSAY
Collection of personal design interests, references, and inspiration. Includes both my work and the work of others. Attempts to identify recurring themes or sets of ideas in my areas of interest.
︎︎︎Spiral-bound with inserts, 5 × 7 in., 30 pp.
006 // RISOGRAPH STUDIES
Study combining geometric patterns with vibrant color gradients to create engaging compositions. Produced for the 2023 Multiple Formats Art Book Fair at Boston University.
︎︎︎Risograph prints, 11 × 17 in.
007 // EXTREME SCALE
Form-based publication that simultaneously charts micro positions in a gradient and images taken at increasingly greater distances from Yellowstone’s Prismatic Spring. Viewers experience both a “scroll” along the x-axis and a “zoom-out” effect along the y-axis as they flip through the book.
︎︎︎Perfect-bound, 6 × 8 in., 114 pp.
008 // GRADIENT WEAVES
Exploration in color and form using six different gradients printed on the Risograph and woven together in varying pairs. Fifteen weaves completed in total to account for every possible combination of the six gradients.
︎︎︎Woven Risograph prints, 11 × 17 in.
009 // DESIGN READER
Editorial design for a collection of essays on graphic design.
︎︎︎Perfect-bound, 5 × 8.5 in., 72 pp.
010 // BOBA EXPERIMENTS
Risograph print series born out of an exercise in experimental form-making using scans of boba tea drinks.
︎︎︎Risograph prints, 11 × 17 in.
011 // WIKI-PAMPHLET
Pamphlet design for the Wikipedia entry on Offset Printing.
︎︎︎Saddle-stitch booklet, 3.75 × 9.75 in., 32 pp.
012 // CONDITIONAL DESIGN WORKSHOP
Group poster-making workshop that employs Conditional Design as a way of relinquishing control over the final product and introducing unpredictability to my output-oriented design process. Modeled after Luna Maurer and Jonathan Puckey's project for
Graphic Design in the White Cube.
013 // ARTIST MONOGRAPH
Monograph design for Dutch-Brazilian visual artist, Rafaël Rozendaal, with a mirrored, die-cut cover.
︎︎︎Perfect-bound, 7 × 10 in., 116 pp.
014 // FIFTY QUESTIONS
Flag book featuring fifty questions related to my initial thesis ideas. Each question is printed on the backside of a flag, while the front comes together to create a Risograph overlay chart showing varying opacities of cornflower blue, fluorescent pink, and yellow.
︎︎︎Flag book, 3.75 × 6.375 in.
015 // TYPE SPECIMEN
Specimen for a work-in-progress revival typeface, Reklame-Elzevir.
︎︎︎Spiral-bound, 3.75 × 11 in., 32 pp
016 // BEGINNER’S MIND
A collection of Risograph animations based on specific memories recounted by five of my peers.
︎︎︎Risograph animation, 1080 × 1080 px., 02:45.
017 // IN MY (HEAD) SPACE
Immersive installation that serves as a personal space for self-expression and escapism, reflecting the isolation of the pandemic and the prevalence of virtual realities.
︎︎︎Installation, 8 × 8 × 8 ft.