This is the first post on your Learning Blog. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

The ePortfolio is both a Learning Blog and an Academic Career Portfolio. Use the Learning Blog to document your learning experiences and class assignments each semester. As time goes by, add content to the Academics and Career sections to show your department, graduate institutions, or future employers how well prepared you are for your chosen career.

NOTE: Remember to add appropriate Categories and Tags to your posts. This will help your professors and other visitors find the content they are looking for. The Categories “Coursework” and “Field Trips” and the Tags “OpenLab” and “City Tech” have already been applied to this post. Feel free to make changes!

2 thoughts on “Welcome!

  1. Lena Lin Post author

    Do you think figure ground can be compared to notes and rests (the space between the notes) in music?

    Figure ground can be compared to notes and rests in music, because just as musicians must read between the lines of their notes, designers must look between the figures and grounds. Paying special attention to such details will allow one to catch certain messages in designs that will help one self learn to better their own designs.

  2. Lena Lin Post author

    This article about a new renovation to a well known building really caught my attention. The iconic Glass House, Philip Johnson’s New Caanan Conn, is now covered in candy red dots. Yayoi Kusama is the artist behind this change. The “dots obsession” makes the glass house stand out from the scenery around it and draws people in. After doing some research on this article, even I wanted to go take a look at this iconic place. A house with “expensive wallpaper” will deffinitely provide a beautiful view


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