The gift of creativity

Most projects in the Graphic Design and Communications program have few creative constraints. In the work-a-day world that usually isn’t the case.

Having to be creative while working with images provided by the customer is a common situation for most designers. LIghtboxing mimics that situation by giving designers a group of images and a theme with goal of creating the most from those few images.

Lightboxing isn’t a concept created by the Graphic Design and Communications staff, the idea came from “Caffeine for the Creative Team” and Veer.com. A great example of the concept, done by professional designers, can be found here.

Students were allowed to use any or all of these six images and the font Cochin.

Students were allowed to use any or all of these six images and the font Cochin.

The creativity of the piece is in the message and typography instead of the image.

The creativity of the piece is in the message and typography instead of the image.

The emotion of the sad Santa image rules this piece.

The emotion of the sad Santa image rules this piece.

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