Designers Explore Advertising and Consumption
Students in Ron Ott’s graphic design class Design and Its Discontents recorded everything they consumed for 30 days, blogged about the experience, and designed a response. Their projects range from a tree with branches of recycled electronics to a fingerprint composed of brand logos.
Francesa Pancorbo designed a series to illustrate the parallel between negative treatment of women in advertising and headlines in the daily news.
Geoffrey Anderson “wanted to experiment a bit.” He created a light fixture out of plastic Target bags.