Posts Tagged: cassie hester

AIGA Nuts + Bolts /// Edible Type Awards

A few photos from the 2015 Edible Type Awards! Congrats to Aubrey (Bodoni o, 1st), Ian (Garamond i, 2nd), and McKinley (Chatype y, 3rd). They took home the coveted stainless steel/resin sucker trophies! A big round of applause for all

AIGA Nuts + Bolts /// Edible Type Awards

A few photos from the 2015 Edible Type Awards! Congrats to Aubrey (Bodoni o, 1st), Ian (Garamond i, 2nd), and McKinley (Chatype y, 3rd). They took home the coveted stainless steel/resin sucker trophies! A big round of applause for all

BUILD IT UP TO BURN IT DOWN

I cast a full set of bronze Univers Condensed brands to create this branded poster. The challenges of branding yielded a lot of serendipitous results. Heating the brands evenly is difficult, and the threshold between burning paper and igniting paper

BUILD IT UP TO BURN IT DOWN

I cast a full set of bronze Univers Condensed brands to create this branded poster. The challenges of branding yielded a lot of serendipitous results. Heating the brands evenly is difficult, and the threshold between burning paper and igniting paper

Sink or Swim/Typographic Installation

This piece consists of concrete letters cast from five inch by one inch thick silicone molds, which are then ground and hand sanded to distinct angles. The resulting forms were placed on the sidewalk so that the letterforms appear to be

Sink or Swim/Typographic Installation

This piece consists of concrete letters cast from five inch by one inch thick silicone molds, which are then ground and hand sanded to distinct angles. The resulting forms were placed on the sidewalk so that the letterforms appear to be

Brand/Art Incend

Many thanks to Daniel McMillan (advanced sculpture student) and Kevin Shunn (Chair, Department of Art) for their help with converting my logotype into a brand.

Brand/Art Incend

Many thanks to Daniel McMillan (advanced sculpture student) and Kevin Shunn (Chair, Department of Art) for their help with converting my logotype into a brand.

Get Back to What Matters

Placed in the high-stress environment of a design department in the midst of the last few weeks of the semester, this fleeting crayon installation is a reminder to get back to what matters — making with your hands, interacting with

Get Back to What Matters

Placed in the high-stress environment of a design department in the midst of the last few weeks of the semester, this fleeting crayon installation is a reminder to get back to what matters — making with your hands, interacting with

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up Typographic Installation

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up is a typographic installation designed to reveal a message as it interacts with sunlight. Laser-cut into a sheet of stainless steel bent at a ninety degree angle, the piece presents two phrases, “IT’S FLEETING,” and “LIGHTEN UP.”

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up Typographic Installation

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up is a typographic installation designed to reveal a message as it interacts with sunlight. Laser-cut into a sheet of stainless steel bent at a ninety degree angle, the piece presents two phrases, “IT’S FLEETING,” and “LIGHTEN UP.”

B/Experiment

Typographic explorations with slime mold.

B/Experiment

Typographic explorations with slime mold.

BE BOLD/Typographic Thaumatrope Pendant

Be Bold is a typographic thaumatrope. The horizontal and vertical strokes of geometric letterforms exist on opposing sides of an aluminum pendant. Only through spinning the pendant does the piece confide its secret message. I’m currently working on silver/enamel versions.

BE BOLD/Typographic Thaumatrope Pendant

Be Bold is a typographic thaumatrope. The horizontal and vertical strokes of geometric letterforms exist on opposing sides of an aluminum pendant. Only through spinning the pendant does the piece confide its secret message. I’m currently working on silver/enamel versions.

Hester/Experimental Typographic Installation/Explore

Explore/Typographic Installation

The overhead projector evokes memories of the classroom. Countless hours of our formative years are spent watching teachers systematically guide us through mathematical equations on overhead projectors. By removing the bottom panel of the projector, rearranging the mirrors, and placing

Hester/Experimental Typographic Installation/Explore

Explore/Typographic Installation

The overhead projector evokes memories of the classroom. Countless hours of our formative years are spent watching teachers systematically guide us through mathematical equations on overhead projectors. By removing the bottom panel of the projector, rearranging the mirrors, and placing

Hester/Experimental Interactive Typographic Installation/Make More + Worry Less

MAKE MORE/WORRY LESS/Interactive Typographic Installation

This companionable piece takes advantage of marker technology that allows one marker to creating invisible masking elements on a page, and another that cannot effect the masked off area. I installed what appeared to be a blank sheet of 16

Hester/Experimental Interactive Typographic Installation/Make More + Worry Less

MAKE MORE/WORRY LESS/Interactive Typographic Installation

This companionable piece takes advantage of marker technology that allows one marker to creating invisible masking elements on a page, and another that cannot effect the masked off area. I installed what appeared to be a blank sheet of 16

Divider Tab Necklace

These necklaces are made of window file tabs, hand-dyed linen thread, and buttons. By appropriating the language of a common object these pieces become easily understood and customizable objects of personal expression. Many thanks to Lulu and Sarah for sharing

Divider Tab Necklace

These necklaces are made of window file tabs, hand-dyed linen thread, and buttons. By appropriating the language of a common object these pieces become easily understood and customizable objects of personal expression. Many thanks to Lulu and Sarah for sharing

DIG DEEP/Typographic Installation

Installed on the exterior wall of the Pollak Building, one of Virginia Commonwealth University’s design facilities, this 16 foot by 4 foot typographic installation was made of treated plywood, white paint, galvanized nails, clear plastic straws, and pink and white

DIG DEEP/Typographic Installation

Installed on the exterior wall of the Pollak Building, one of Virginia Commonwealth University’s design facilities, this 16 foot by 4 foot typographic installation was made of treated plywood, white paint, galvanized nails, clear plastic straws, and pink and white

Tab Installation

I laser cut black paper and layered it over neon papers which were then tacked on a hallway bulletin board. Tabs are a familiar convention in print design, often accompany posters as a row at the bottom where passersby can

Tab Installation

I laser cut black paper and layered it over neon papers which were then tacked on a hallway bulletin board. Tabs are a familiar convention in print design, often accompany posters as a row at the bottom where passersby can

Hester/Experimental Typography/Typographic Installation/Project M Lab

PROJECT M/The Lab Sign

Shortly after graduating in 2008, I attended Project M, a month-long annual program that brings creative volunteers and advisors from all over the world together to collaborate and design for the greater good. In June of 2008, the Project M

Hester/Experimental Typography/Typographic Installation/Project M Lab

PROJECT M/The Lab Sign

Shortly after graduating in 2008, I attended Project M, a month-long annual program that brings creative volunteers and advisors from all over the world together to collaborate and design for the greater good. In June of 2008, the Project M