Derek Tolentino's ePortfolio

A Communication Design Portfolio

Digital Media Foundations

Visual Quote

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For the visual quote, I wanted to show that no matter how old you are living is what you make of it. Also, that imagination, wonder, and laughter has no age.

 

inspirational Quote

Life is all about taking chances and with those changes may come some obstacles but when we overcome those we become better.

New Norm

Web Design 1 Project

Project Description

Recharge

In this class we learned how successfully create a functioning website mine was called Recharge based off of a restaurant called FUEL near were I live.

Reflection

During the process of this project, I have learned the ins and outs of what it takes to make a successful website.

Web site layout

Communication Design 2 Project

Project Description

In the duration of the term I’ve worked on 3 big Ads one for Skateboarding, One for chocolate and lastly one for Bike services.

Role

So my role in Most of these projects was art Director, Designer and strategist

Reflection

In this project, I learned how to work in a team to execute successful designs.

Final Products

Communication Design 1 Project

Project Description

I’ve Done 3 huge designs during the duration of this project one was a magazine cover and layout of an article, Second was an ad campaign for HighBrew Cold Brew Coffee and lastly a Design logo for a hot sauce brand

Role

My role in all projects was the Designer and art director.

Photography 1 Project

Project Description

In all photography projects, we had to take photographs in different settings and atmospheres to capture imagery in different perspectives.

Reflection

During the Duration of the semester, I’ve learned how angle better shots and how to take better photos.

Work Done

Type and Media Project

Project Description

These projects helped focus not just only on the origin of typography but on how to do unique things with it too.

Reflection

In the Duration of all these type projects I learned to use type and structure it in a unique way.

MY Work

Graphic Design Principles 2 Project

Project Description

So in these projects, we further pushed the idea of back and forth design. Alongside using the structure of the grid we tried to break out from it to make and execute a useful Design visually pleasing design.

Reflection

when looking back at the semester I learned how to structure and execute designs that are not just well-rounded but cohesive.

Final Work

Raster and Vector Graphics Project

Project Description

In these projects, we focused on learning the form of vectorizing in illustrator and also using photoshop to make unique creations.

Reflection

While doing these projects I’ve learned the fundamentals of how to create successful and visually pleasing imagery.

Additional Images

Typographic Design Project

Project Description

In these projects, the intent was pushing type and design a bit future with both layout and design

Reflection

In the Duration of these projects, the intent was to execute a visually interesting and pleasing design.

Additional Images

Graphic Design Principles 1 Project

Project Description

In these projects, we focused on the obvious and ambiguous as well and the back and forth of each design.

Reflection

Within the semester we learned how to formulate and execute designs that work well with one another which helped us execute a successful layout within the design it’s self.

Final Work