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Publication Date



artists'books, Student Artists' Book Contest, first


Book and Paper

Student Status

Undergraduate student

Year of Graduation



Graphic Design

Faculty / Course

Tom Okerse, Design Studi0 1

Materials + Techniques


Student Narrative

This accordion book was created for Thomas Ockerse's Design Studio class at RISD. This project was done in 3 weeks. Initially, we were asked to choose a specific place around graphic design building at RISD. I chose the alleyway between the graphic design building (Design Center) and Illustration Studies Building (ISB). Upon closer observation, I noticed that there were countless ladybugs that live on the walls of these buildings and I was fascinated by this. I tried to portray the movement of these ladybugs crawling from one building to the other, creating an invisible connection between graphic design and illustration. Hence, this book is a combination of graphic design and illustration. The illustrations were done in watercolor and colored pencil.




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