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Objective / Design anything you want for the entire semester, there are no parameters. The challenge for this course was to see what we could com… Read More
Objective / Design anything you want for the entire semester, there are no parameters. The challenge for this course was to see what we could come up with on our own and how we could develop that idea into an elaborate design project. Strategy / I wanted to pick a topic that would be playful and allow for the production of humorous and quirky products and packaging. After reading an article about the current value of gold, I was intrigued by the idea of creating a fictitious gold mining community where modern-day activities consisted of old-fashioned traditions of the early 1800s. In welcoming newcomers to the gold mining town of Rushmore, I designed a special package that would be delivered to the homes of all new residents. This package includes: a beginner's guide and kit to panning for gold, stationary, invitations to a masked ball, and a wide variety of lotions and elixirs that would come in handy for a hard-working gold miner. Read Less
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