Posts Tagged: cassie hester
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
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
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
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.
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 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.”
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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